How can i get copy of my Mothers medical records she is in assisted living and im 100% sure she has dementia my brother

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Customer: Hi how can i get copy of my Mothers medical records she is in assisted living and im 100% sure she has dementia my brother is trying to hide from us already he got my mother to redo uncle will too purdy his bank account 500.000 he is family executor I can see same outcome my mothers will.All for mommas boy any sugesstion appreciated. ty.
JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?
Customer: B.C
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: Lots of notes since 2013 on all she told me and wife
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Customer: comment she made got mike most inheritance money am i jealous i hate everyone in family but mike.im real sure she has dementia
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Debra, Expert

Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

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Debra, Expert

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Did your mother appoint your brother under a Power of Attorney?

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Not sure my guess is no
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Will your mother agree to let you see the records?

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My mother does not want to see me again brother is mommas boy hates ev1 in family except mike im sure dementia
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My mother in 2013 changed my uncles will to get mike 500.000 she did not want my other two brothers wifes to get ton of money so i have to be equal with other brothers.when mom passes i see pattern need legal advice to get her medical records.
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Debra, Expert

If your mother is mentally competent then she decides who can see her records, she decides on her care and she makes all decisions about her finances unless she wants to delegate this to your brother or someone else.

If she appointed your brother to act under a POA when she was competent then he is in charge. But if you think he is stealing her money or not acting in her best interest you can apply to the court to be appointed as her legal guardian and the the POA will be voided.

Your best next step is to retain a lawyer if you do want to proceed to court.

What you can do to find a lawyer is one of the following things.

You can contact the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be $25.

The number is:

***-***-**** or 1.***-***-****.

Or you can check on a site called lexpert. This is a legal directory of leading lawyers and law firms throughout Canada and is well-respected by the legal community.

Here's the link to their website:

http://www.lexpert.ca/directory/find-lawyers-or-law-firms/

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Debra Thankyou so much for all your help and advice, Russ
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You are very welcome.

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