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Hello David,

        Thank-you or giving me the opportunity to ask you a question.

Briefly, my 67 year old sister was placed in a nursing home for Alzheimer's patients,in Utah. There is an argument going on right now with my niece and my Nephew. My niece who had her commited into a home and will not tell any of the family where she is, because she is afraid that my Nephew might find out, so now we all suffer.

My niece just barely turned 18 when she had her commited, my sister in question had raised her. The problem is that me and my other sister live in Nevada and we have no clue as what to do next in order to find out where my "Utah" sister is located so we can visit and comfort her during these very trying times. If you have any questions feel free to shoot me an email. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Regards, Mr. Stroud

Sorry to hear about about this grief.  It seems like the best thing to do is to tell the police that she was kidnapped and placed someone against her will.  

I don't know all the details but you could threaten your niece before actually doing it.  Who knows whether what she did was legal until you get all the facts.


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I can answer general questions about estate planning and trusts. I can also answer questions about estate tax reduction and advanced charitable giving, family partnerships and asset protection. I may have already answered your question here: or here


I have worked for 24 years with clients and their attorneys to formulate estate plans to meet client goals. I have found many mistakes made by client attorneys and were able to have them corrected. I focus on making sure that beneficiaries are protected from current or future spouses and lawsuits so the wealth stays in the family. I have also published a book on Aging Parents which can be found on Amazon

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