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Blog Posts About Elder Financial Abuse

Trust and will cases are heard in Probate court and there are some strange rules that apply. The rules can be hard to master because some rules for filing and pleadings are contained in the Probate Code while others are taken from the Code of Civil Procedure. This hybrid of…

A growing problem in the Bay Area has to do with financial abusers taking advantage of vulnerable and dependent adults–in many cases parents. California’s Elder Abuse Act was passed to hold financial abusers responsible for taking advantage of vulnerable and dependent adults. Unfortunately, with an aging population, and with significant…

Trust and Will Contests in Probate Court Traditionally Trust and Will beneficiaries who have been written out of their parents’, family members’, or friends’ Trust or Will were limited to filing a Trust Contest or a Will Contest in a Bay Area Probate Court of the county where the parent,…