Category: Elder Abuse California

Mar 6, 2019 - conservatorship by |

California and Marin County Estate and Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Conservatorships and Professional Fiduciaries

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Court-Appointed Fiduciaries Wield Great Power Potential for Abuse of Power Court-appointed conservators and other fiduciaries (such as guardians or trustees) wield enormous power over the dependent individuals and properties they are appointed to manage and protect. Court appointments supersede earlier Powers of Attorney, trustee nominations and the like […]

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Feb 28, 2019 - Caregiver Fraud by |

Marin County and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Preventing Financial Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Preventing Financial Exploitation of Seniors Tips on What to Watch For Some $2.9 billion is taken from older Americans every year, with victims numbering in the millions. Older persons with Alzheimer’s or other cognitive impairment are especially at risk.  The Marin County and California financial elder abuse attorneys […]

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California and Marin County Trusts and Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Mental Capacity and Trust Creation and/or Amendment

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Creating and Amending Trusts Many Californians, especially seniors, create trusts to hold their assets in part to avoid a lengthy probate process following death. The trusts may be fully revocable by the individual creating the trust (known as the “settlor”) or irrevocable during the settlor’s lifetime.  If revocable, […]

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Feb 20, 2019 - Caregiver Fraud by |

California and Alameda County Probate and Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Conservatorships and Professional Fiduciaries

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Court-Appointed Fiduciaries Wield Great Power Potential for Abuse of Power Court-appointed conservators and other fiduciaries (such as guardians or trustees) wield enormous power over the dependent individuals and properties they are appointed to manage and protect. Court appointments supersede earlier Powers of Attorney, trustee nominations and the like […]

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San Francisco and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Fraud and Financial Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Financial Exploitation of Seniors Restraining Orders and Repeat Offenders Criminals who prey on seniors are often repeat offenders, stealing cash, credit cards and personal property from vulnerable victims. The victimized senior may have a restraining order against the repeat offender to protect him or her against continued harassment, […]

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Marin County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Wandering and Elopement Dangers for Seniors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Wandering: A Real Danger With Alzheimer’s Sufferers Wandering (also known as elopement) is a common behavior for older persons suffering from dementia, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s victims are often disoriented and incapable of recognizing their surroundings or finding their way home if they have wandered off.  […]

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Feb 4, 2019 - Annuities Fraud by |

California and Marin Financial Elder Abuse and Annuity Attorneys: Financial Exploitation of Seniors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER FINRA Levies Big Fines in 2018 for Sales of Unsuitable Annuities and Other Misconduct The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) polices financial advisor fraud including recommendations of unsuitable annuities. The agency detected a disturbing trend of sales to consumers, including seniors, of unsuitable products and “largely unsupervised” inappropriate […]

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