The story is far too common. A parent is near the end of his or her life, ill and vulnerable, and a person, often a child, takes advantage of the parent financially.
A Son Takes Advantage of His Ailing Father
In the case of Bayes v. Cornon, in the Second District Court, Senior was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2011. Shortly thereafter, Senior consulted his attorney and had a number of estate planning documents drawn up, including a Living Trust and Financial Power of attorney. The trust was drafted so that four of the five children would share in the Trust proceeds after his death. Senior appointed his … Read the rest