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Question: I'm now in a nursing home and getting AHCCCS. I know my land has a lien because of this. I can't afford to pay for my property taxes. I also have some unpaid medical bills. My daughter only has power of attorney for legal matters. Can she file for bankruptcy for me? What are my options when I can't pay?

Answer: Whether or not an individual with power of attorney can file bankruptcy on behalf of someone else will depend on the specific wording of the legal documents that were used to establish the power of attorney. For assistance with your specific circumstances, consult with an attorney. For information on where to find an attorney or what reduced rate (or free) legal services are available, visit: http://azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=3&sc=88&articleid=129

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  • I'm now in a nursing home and getting AHCCCS. I know my land has a lien because of this. I can't afford to pay for my property taxes. I also have some unpaid medical bills. My daughter only has power of attorney for legal matters. Can she file for bankruptcy for me? What are my options when I can't pay?

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