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Separation from Partner with Dementia

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Don Johnston, 28 July 2014.

  1. Don Johnston

    Don Johnston Member

    28 July 2014
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    I have a partner who has been diagnosed with dementia and is currently in permanent care. I have power of attorney and would like information regarding assets should I proceed as she can't remember her name let alone how to sign a document. What is the required time limit for separation when the partner is in permanent high care?
  2. Worldly1

    Worldly1 Well-Known Member

    25 April 2014
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    Hi Don,
    Honestly, it sounds like quite a delicate and complex situation where it would be best for you to get personalised legal advice from a lawyer.
    Are you married or de facto?
    Have a look at the Family Law Courts "Separation and Divorce" page that has some good information.

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