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Question: My mother is 89 & recieved notice of a civil suit being filed against her for a debt. She has dimensia and severe memory loss. The court & rules state she must file an answer, or an att., which she cannot afford. I have durable power of att., but court said i can't file for her. She is incompetent to deal with most anything these days. Help please?

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This question is beyond the scope of AZLawHelp.org, and how the law applies to this specific question. Refer to AzLawHelp.org home page, on the right side, under Legal Learn and Other Resources. (http://www.azlawhelp.org/) A durable power of attorney is a document that lets one chose another person or agent to make health care decisions for a person no longer able to make decision by themselves, (www.azag/gov/seniors/life-care-Frequently Asked Questions. For additional information consult with the Area Agency on Aging, Senior Hot Line; the phone numbers are 602-264-4357 or toll free 888-783-7500, (www.aaaphx.org/resourceguide) (http://www.aaaphx.org/resourceguide)

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This question is beyond the scope of AZLawHelp.org. It may be best to contact an attorney for specific legal advice in this situation. Refer to AzLawHelp.org home page, on the right side, under Legal Learn and Other Resources.

A durable power of attorney is a document that lets one chose another person or agent to make health care decisions for a person no longer able to make decision by themselves. For additional information consult with the Area Agency on Aging, Senior Hot Line; the phone numbers are 602-264-4357 or toll free 888-783-7500,

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