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Benefits from my deceased brother

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1 Benefits from my deceased brother on Wed Mar 09, 2011 5:58 am


Arresto Menor
My brother is working in a bank before he passed away last year, he shared his benefits with my mother and my sister-in-law, my mother is already 80 years old and has Alzheimer, the bank is asking me to go to the court and ask me to be the guardian of my mother, a couple of days a go my sister-in-law told me that we can just get a special power of attorney so they can release his benefits, but suddenly they are asking us to provide the guardian document coming from the court. My question is, how long can this preceding take? Can we also force the bank to release the benefits of my mother using special power of attorney allowing me to get the benefits? Can we also file a case against the bank as they have been delaying the release?

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2 Re: Benefits from my deceased brother on Wed Mar 09, 2011 6:42 pm


she cannot issue an SPA if her Alzheimer's prevents her from doing so intelligently. Even if she did, the bank would still question it. but you can ask the bank if they will honor it.

guardianship can take a few months depending on the court.

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