Can I please ask for advise on a situation we now find ourselves in, just a bit of background; My husband and his brother have joint POA (NOT severally). We found mum a fantastic (but very expensive £60,000 a year)where she is settling in slowly. We are in the process of putting her home on the market and hope we will realise enough to keep her in the home for about 10 years (she's 84 but other than the AZ she's as fit as a fiddle) My BIL has asked to have £10,000 from Mum's estate as he is financally strapped, he made it quite clear that if Mum was OK she would have no problems with this (as he is probably right - he's had enough loans(not ever been repaid) in the past) but now the circumstances are very different. We need all her capital to work for her, we realise that SS wont pick up her bill once she has run out of funds and cannot contemplate the thought of where she may end up. He is offering to pay it back should she need it when her own funds have run dry!! Although we have told him it is not possible for him to access any of her money for his own gains and both brothers have to be in agreement he is going off to see if he can find a way round. We do not want to contact the public guardianship office unless absolutley necessary as this could result in revocation of the poa and all that intails.