A New Year, New Laws Camarillo Acorn
Among the hundreds of new state laws that will take effect in 2012 are a series that increase the punishment for elder abuse.
This effort to crackdown on elder abuse is an extremely important development in the ongoing struggle to eliminate elder abuse practices in California and the rest of the country. California has long been a pioneer in the area of elder law, and these recent laws are further indications of the state’s commitment to its elderly residents.
A list of the state laws is available at www.leginfo.ca.gov