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New Tool to Stop Exploitation of Elderly

As of July 1, 2018 Florida created two new statutory tools in the fight against exploitation of elderly. The legislation created new F.S. 825.1035 (which creates a new cause of action authorizing immediate ex parte injunctions freezing contested assets), and also...
Pending Elder Legislation

Pending Elder Legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives will soon be considering legislation including the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act S. 178, which was recently passed by the Senate. It has now been referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and to the Committee on Energy...
Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Financial Abuse

Financial abuse of the elderly is rising. Late in 2016 Allianz Life Insurance Company surveyed active elder caregivers for their Safeguarding Our Seniors Study.  Forty percent of the caregivers reported that their elder experienced financial abuse more than once;...