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Monthly Archives: June 2024

San Francisco Bay Area Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Fraud On The Elderly

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Case Example Of Alleged Caregiver Fraud Victim’s Family Discovers Suspicious Payments And Checks Protecting Seniors From Fraud California broadly defines what constitutes financial elder or dependent adult abuse: (a) “Financial abuse” of an elder or dependent adult occurs when a person or entity does any of the following: (1) Takes, […]

San Mateo County Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Misuse Of Financial Powers Of Attorney

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Agents Have Broad Authority Under Powers Of Appointment Self-Dealing And Conflicts Of Interest Remedies For Injured Seniors Powers of attorney are extremely important estate planning tools for all of us as we age; it is helpful to have such arrangements in place before the need for them arises […]

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Social Worker Indicted On Multiple Charges For Allegedly Defrauding An Elderly Victim

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Suspect Placed Seniors Into Care Facilities Convinced Victim To Give Her Power Of Attorney Safeguarding Older Loved Ones From Financial Abuse Financial powers of attorney (POAs) grant full authority over a person’s financial affairs, and medical powers of attorney, known in California as an Advance Health Care Directives […]

Jun 27, 2024 - Annuities by |

San Francisco Annuity Attorney: Disadvantages Of Deferred Annuities For Senior Citizens

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Poor Liquidity High Fees Complex Contracts Deferred annuities are extremely complicated insurance contracts sometimes running to 50-100 pages of technical language and actuarial tables. Seniors are often targeted by insurance agents with proposals for deferred annuities. Younger investors may be disappointed in the returns on any annuity they’ve been […]

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Neglect And Financial Abuse Of Seniors In Group Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Abuse Alleged In Group Homes Identity Theft And Stolen Belongings Signs Of Neglect And Financial Abuse Neglect of seniors often goes hand in hand with financial abuse when a dishonest caregiver or care facility, for example, is more interested in taking a senior’s money than caring for him […]

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Testamentary Capacity For Estate Planning

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Testamentary Capacity Standard For Wills And Trusts Capacity Issues And Financial Elder Abuse A person’s mental health and intellectual functioning are central to their ability to sign a legal document. This is known in the law as a person’s “capacity” to do certain things.  Capacity questions can arise […]

Jun 24, 2024 - Evans Law Firm by |

San Francisco Whistleblower Attorney: Hospital System Agrees To Pay $1.5 Million To Resolve Liability Relating To Self-Disclosure Of Improper Discounts

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Patient Discounts For Service Referrals $1.5 Million Settlement How Qui Tam Cases Begin Billions of dollars are lost to fraud against the government every year.  To combat this fraud, private citizens help the government recover billions every year from those submitting false claims for government payments.  To help, […]

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver And Son Charged With $1 Million Fraud On Elderly Couple

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Woman And Son Allegedly Posed As Caregivers Ran $1 Million Scam On Elderly Couple Safeguarding Older Loved Ones From Financial Abuse Anyone who takes the property of a senior for a wrongful use commits financial elder abuse against their elderly victim.  Anyone who assists in the taking also […]

Jun 22, 2024 - Annuities by |

San Francisco Annuity Attorney: Deferred Annuities Are Not Good Choices For Senior Citizens

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Disadvantages For Older Consumers Costly, Complex Contracts Withdrawals Penalties, Commissions And Fees Evans Law Firm, Inc. generally recommends against certain types of deferred annuities for older consumers because these complex, expensive insurance policies may tie up a senior’s money for years and impose significant penalties if you need […]

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Charged With Identity Theft, Financial Exploitation Of Elderly Woman

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Police Say Thousands Spent On Online Gambling Platforms 85-Year-Old Victim Protecting Older Loved Ones Online account access and unauthorized use of debit and credit cards are two of the most widely seen kinds of theft from older persons.  The perpetrator of such theft is often a dishonest caregiver […]

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