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And the Worst Part Is... | Reflections on Estate Litigation

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California Financial Elder Abuse | Damages Determined by Jury

Elder Financial Abuse Jury Damages.jpgI'm Mike Hackard from Hackard Law. I speak, write about and litigate California financial elder abuse cases. Given California's burgeoning elder population, it is little wonder that people want to hear more about this subject. Financial elder abuse is surely on the rise.

The Best Day | CA Estate & Trust Mediation

Estate and Trust Mediation California.jpgI'm Mike Hackard. I've written two books about estate & trust litigation. Both books include particular observations as to mediation. When we think of "the best day," few of us would think of litigation. I probably wouldn't make the connection but for a statement that many mediators give at the beginning of an estate & trust mediation day.

Elder Financial Abuse | Michael Hackard in San Diego Union-Tribune

Michael Hackard in San Diego Union Tribune.jpgPotential clients come to me on a regular basis with familiar stories. The details and circumstances differ in each case, but the basic plotline remains the same. An elderly loved one who recently passed away had been ailing - maybe they suffered Alzheimer's or dementia. Another person - often a particular family member or a caretaker - took advantage of their vulnerability and convinced the elder to transfer all their assets over to the wrongdoer. Frequently that wrongdoer will be addicted to alcohol or drugs and depends on the elderly parent or grandparent for income. Sometimes it's a stepmother that changes the trust in her favor over biological children of her deceased husband.

Hawaii Trust Battle | Royal Fortune at Stake

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Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 8

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 8Hello, I'm Mike Hackard. I lead Hackard Law, a law firm that focuses on significant estate, trust and elder financial abuse litigation in California. I'm the author of the new book Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes, now available on Amazon.

Breaking the Impasse | Trust Beneficiary Litigation House Disputes

House Disputes Estate Trust Litigation.jpgWhen the ancient conqueror Alexander the Great was making his way through Asia, he confronted a special challenge: the Gordian Knot. Whoever loosed the enormous, tangled knot, legend held, would rule an empire. Alexander struggled to untie the knot, but couldn't make progress. Then, frustrated, he took out his sword and swiftly chopped it in half.

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 7

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Mediation Hello, I'm Mike Hackard. I lead Hackard Law, a law firm that focuses on significant estate, trust and elder financial abuse litigation in California. I'm the author of the new book Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes, now available on Amazon.

450 Videos | Informing You on Estate & Trust Litigation

Estate and Trust Litigation Videos.jpgIt's three years since we posted our first video. We're told by many people that the videos are of enormous help. We're glad.

Trust Litigation Over NFL Ownership | Pat Bowlen & Alzheimer's

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