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Category: Elder Abuse

28
12 '16

FINRA Proposes New Rules Designed To Protect Elderly Investors

The Financial Industry Regulatory Agency (FINRA) has recently submitted to the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission a rule change proposal designed to provide more protection for elderly investors. As recently reported...
02
12 '16

Mental Capacity: A Double-Edged Sword (Cont.)

In early June, we published an article outlining the legal case of Mr. Redstone, age 93, who owns about 80 percent of CBS and Viacom—reportedly a $40 billion media empire....
09
11 '16

Death of a Conservatee

A general conservatorship usually continues until the conserved person (called the “conservatee”) dies. Courts and conservatorship attorneys avoid the term “permanent conservatorship” because it suggests that the conservatee will never...
27
07 '16

Financial Elder Abuse In California Securities Arbitrations

California’s Welfare & Institutions Code provides a series of remedies for financial abuse of those age 65 or older. For years, financial elder abuse has been plead in investor arbitration...
25
02 '16

Can I Recover My Attorney’s Fees?

Litigation is expensive. Although every case is different, it is not uncommon for a case that runs through trial to cost each side hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorney’s...