Get an attorney to go to the hospital when document prepared if mother is able to understand a sign a legal document.
The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of action is to have legal representation in this matter.
Mr Pippen offers sound advice. She need to be able to legally understand what she is doing here. Get an estates attorney to assist you in this process.
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The key is whether your mother can understand what she is signing. If she is ok mentally, but paralyzed physically, or even if she can understand things but cannot speak, you can get a Power of Attorney.
If she is mentally confused, your other option is to have her declared incompetent. This is a process through the court, and can get expensive (several thousand dollars even if there is no disagreement with the family). Given the cost, you will have to decide whether it is worth it to do.
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