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What are the rights for a wheelchair and housebound wife can she be put into nursing home without consent?

husband and wife been married for 51 years husband claims he can put wife into nursing home because she is in a wheelchair and house bound put she takes care of self not dependent on husband what is the law preparing to this situation?

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Just because a man and wife are married does not automatically mean that the spouse has Power of Attorney rights, unless legally assigned them (and this usually only applies if the spouse is not able to make healthcare decisions for themselves). It seems to me that the husband would NOT be able, for any legal reason, to put his wife in a nursing home.

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The law to this situation is called the Family or the Domestic Laws. The law covers rules for living together, prenuptial agreements, mediation, marriage, alimony and divorce. Family law courts hear cases involving these areas.

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