- Financial Elder Abuse
- Predatory Caregivers
- Physical Abuse
- Gifts to Disqualified Persons
Elder abuse is the physical abuse or neglect of a person over the age of sixty-five or a dependent adult.
Financial Elder Abuse
Financial elder abuse – the wrongful taking or retention of the property of an elder – has become a societal epidemic. Elder abuse is most often committed by a family member or caregiver; however, some of the most financially devastating abuse is committed by professional con men posing as trustees or financial advisors. For an interesting article on this topic read Loren Barr’s article – The White Collar Abuser.
Elder Abuse Experience
Barr & Young has represented many victims of elder abuse and defended health care providers and others accused of wrongful death and elder abuse. Our attorneys are qualified in evaluating all types of elder abuse cases for both plaintiffs and defendants. If you or a loved one have been a victim of elder abuse, or if you have been accused of elder abuse, we invite you to call us for a free case evaluation.
Barr & Young represents clients throughout Northern California, including Danville, Walnut Creek, San Francisco, Pleasant Hill, Livermore, and Oakland.