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Elder Financial Abuse Archives

Fighting Elder Financial Abuse | San Mateo's EDAPT

San Mateo Elder Financial Abuse.jpgLike other areas of California, San Mateo County is seeing an upsurge in cases of elder financial abuse. The reasons can be seen in demographics - by 2030, a quarter of San Mateo residents will be over 65. That means financial predators have a growing base of potential victims to exploit.

Stay Alert for Elder Financial Abuse | Community Presentation

Elder Financial Abuse Talk Sacramento.jpgNext week on Thursday, October 25th, I'm honored to be the keynote speaker at Eskaton Lodge Gold River for a special community presentation on how seniors can protect themselves from fraud and identity theft.

Watch Out for Estate Sale Fraud | WKYC Interview

Estate Sale Fraud.jpgEstate sales can be an emotionally wrenching, but sometimes necessary, step in moving forward after a loved one's passing. It's an unfortunate reality, however, that estate liquidation is also an opportunity for fraud and even elder financial abuse by wrongdoers.

SF Family Wealth Workshop | Protecting Seniors

Elder Financial Abuse | SF Family Wealth Workshop On this Saturday, September 29th, I'll be delivering a half-hour presentation in San Francisco at the Family Wealth Workshop, hosted by the San Francisco Office of the Assessor. The subject of my talk will be how to create safeguards against elder financial abuse, based on my book The Wolf at the Door: Undue Influence and Elder Financial Abuse.

Trial Preference for Seniors 70+ | Elder Financial Abuse

Trial Preference | Elder Financial Abuse.jpgImagine that you have been the target of elder financial abuse. Your lawyer tells you that getting your California civil case to trial may take 2-3 years. You ask whether your trial can be accelerated because of your age. Good question. California law helps here.

Punitive Damages | Despicable Conduct & Elder Financial Abuse


Elder Financial Abuse Punitive Damages.jpgCalifornia law provides that punitive damages may be recovered when the defendant is guilty of oppression, fraud or malice. Since the code section uses the word "or," the allegations need only establish one type of conduct.

Elder Financial Abuse Panel | Eskaton Sacramento (Rescheduled)

Eskaton Talk on Elder Financial AbuseOn Thursday, October 25th, I'll be giving a talk at the Gold River Lodge of Eskaton, one of California's top retirement communities, on how seniors can keep themselves safe from fraud and elder financial abuse. The previous talk, set for Thursday, August 30th, was rescheduled to October to make room for a larger audience. The presentation begins at 9:00 AM.

Elder Financial Abuse Talk | Eskaton Sacramento


Eskaton Talk on Elder Financial AbuseOn Thursday, August 30th, I'll be speaking at the Gold River Lodge of Eskaton, one of California's top retirement communities, on how seniors can protect themselves against scams and financial exploitation.

Facing Down Elder Financial Abuse | Our Mission is Protection

Protection from Elder Financial Abuse.jpgImagine that your parents are protected from elder financial abuse.

Quincy Jones' Elder Financial Abuse Lawsuit | Estate Litigation

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