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Blog: Elder Abuse

Updated: 01.11.2024
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What Is Considered Elder Financial Exploitation or Abuse in California?

As the population ages, protecting our seniors from financial harm becomes increasingly important. Financial elder abuse in California refers to the...
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Updated: 09.22.2022
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Most Common Signs of Elder Abuse and Neglect

As your loved ones grow old, with every year they often depend more and more on others to care for them. This opens up the possibility of abuse, not...
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Updated: 04.28.2021
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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...
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Updated: 04.28.2021
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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...
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Updated: 05.30.2023
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What Happens to a Conservatorship Upon Death?

A general conservatorship usually continues until the conserved person (called the “conservatee”) dies. Courts and conservatorship...
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Updated: 01.11.2024
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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...
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Updated: 04.28.2021
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Right to an Attorney in Probate Code Proceedings

Most people know that a defendant in a criminal case has a Constitutional right to an attorney. Our clients are often surprised to learn that certain...
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Updated: 10.28.2020
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The 8 Stages of California Trust & Estate Litigation: Trial

Although most trust, estate, and elder abuse cases eventually settle, we prepare each case as if it will go to trial. All of the stages previously...
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Updated: 01.11.2024
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Criminal Liability Arising from Interviews with Securities Regulators

“I wish you had called us earlier.” This is often our response when clients call us after they have been interviewed by law enforcement,...
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