Ingrid M. Evans, of Evans Law Firm, Inc. was named a 2022 Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Attorney. This award is the highest level of peer rating and indicates a lawyer has top tier legal knowledge, professionalism, communication, and ethical standards.
Category: Bay Area
ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Do Something About Climate Change And Polluted Oceans Lower Your Carbon Footprint And Clean Up Our Beaches Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day. Our firm’s founder Ingrid M. Evans and all of us at Evans Law Firm, Inc. long to see the world embrace the revolutionary […]
ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Bank Loans Often Contain Arbitration Clauses Be Wary of Agreeing to Arbitration Clauses Many banks include arbitration clauses in their loan contracts, but consumers should beware of agreeing to them, as that means giving up a number of your rights. If a customer agrees to an arbitration clause, […]
ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER The Risks of Financial Elder Abuse Growing Financial Elder Abuse Can Be Devastating Looking for Signs Reports of every form of elder abuse are up in Alameda County but particularly financial elder abuse; more than 70% of reported cases in Alameda County now involve financial elder abuse. Physical […]
ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Nursing Home Residents at Risk of Abuse and Neglect Watching for Signs of Abuse or Neglect Tales of abuse and neglect of the elderly in nursing homes are heartbreaking. Sadly, abuse and neglect are growing crimes in nursing homes and assisted living facilities across the United States and […]
ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER California Law on Inactive Accounts Do You Have Any Old or Inactive Accounts? Banks Cannot Just “Keep” Your Money Do you have any old passbook savings, CDs or other old accounts you haven’t touched for years? Do not just throw them out. You may still be able to […]
ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Increasing Reports of Financial Elder Abuse Elder abuse is on the rise throughout the Bay Area. Reports of financial elder abuse in particular have increased sharply in the last year in San Francisco and other Bay Area counties. Studies show that elder abuse is still vastly underreported so […]
ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Ingrid M. Evans on NBC Bay Area Responds Lost Bank Accounts: Don’t Always Look for Help From Your Bank NBC Bay Area News recently investigated a San Jose widow’s struggle with Wells Fargo Bank over a $30,000 CD deposit that has simply disappeared from the bank’s records. The […]
Notifying Bank, Lender and Credit Reporting Agencies Each year millions of Americans are victims of identity theft. Thieves access bank accounts, credit cards, online payment services, and home equity lines of credit. You need to know what you should do and what your rights are in such circumstances. The California […]
Watch Evans Law Firm Attorney Ingrid M. Evans on NBC Bay Area Responds at 6 Tonight – Monday, July 16!
Evans Law Firm, Inc. attorney Ingrid M. Evans appears on NBC Bay Area News tonight at 6 speaking up for consumers! Chris Chmura and James Jackson of NBC Bay Area Responds take on the Administration’s efforts to dismantle the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. For their story, the reporters reached out […]