Posts Categorized: Elder Law

financial elder abuse

Someone outside my family is taking over my financial accounts, what should I do?

Elder Financial Abuse: Estate Planning Can Help California defines financial elder abuse as the unlawful appropriation of money or tangible property from a person who is elderly. Whether from outright theft or from manipulation, elder abuse is a serious infraction that can result in jail time. Examples Of Elder Abuse Cashing checks without authorization Obtaining power of attorney fraudulently or ...

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What is a fiduciary?

A Fiduciary Can Be Part Of Estate Planning A fiduciary is an individual or organization who has been given the legal authority to act in the best interest of another in various situations. It is important they are loyal, honest and worthy of trust. A fiduciary is hired to make important decisions without regard to any personal motivations. They could ...

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