my daughter is 47yrs old,she was born with cerebral palsy and have never work in her life ,she used to go to day care.Sheneed to have a molar out because of a cavity.i usually pay all her dental bill.Can she sign for the surgery or if the dentist refuse to do it because i dont have POA.what can i do
If your daughter can sign a power of attorney form, and understands all of the ramifications of signing this form, then she can do that. If she cannot, then you will have to go to court and get the judge to make you her legal guardian.
In cerebral palsy cases it is often necessary to get a guardianship set up even though the person is quite intelligent and able to think, communicate, and make decisions for themselves. The reason is the physical limitations. It would be beneficial for you and your daughter to visit a family or probate attorneys office who has experience with these types of competency / guardianship cases.
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