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    Default Parent's Rights for a Married Adult Child Who is Disabled

    In New York State, what are a parent's rights in relation to a married adult child who has a severe disability, specifically early onset Alzheimer's disease?

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    Default Re: Parent's Rights for a Married Adult Child Who is Disabled

    Assuming that they were not granted power of attorney or a healthcare proxy, their rights are going to be pretty much limited to what is allowed by the child's spouse.

    If the spouse is not in the picture or is providing inadequate care, the parents may need to seek guardianship.

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