1. I’m 81 and signed over my life savings to my son to manage my finances, but he told me he’s keeping it

    I’m 81 and signed over my life savings to my son to manage my finances, but he told me he’s keeping it

    For many years now I am reading your stories about fellow human beings in trouble. Never would I have thought that I would need your help too.

    I am an 81-year old disabled senior who worked very hard all my life, never took vacations or spent money on myself. After my divorce in 1964 I raised my son alone and always took priority in caring for him and saving money, just in case that something happened to me and he would be alone.

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    1. It might be too late to undo the gift without the cooperation of the son — he may not be able to force the son to unring this bell.
    2. You could argue that you held up you end of the deal in transferring the funds, but you son has breached the agreement by not safeguarding the funds for your benefit.
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