Examples in which we have represented the elderly against their predators include:
For more information on elder law, please visit the United States Department of Justice's Elder Justice website, which was created to help address elder abuse and financial exploitation of seniors:
Other helpful links include:
Medicaid Eligibility and Exemptions in Mississippi:
Money does not solve family relationships; it may merely be a symptom of the problem. Money can aggravate and complicate relationships and circumstances. We have seen the pursuit of someone else's money lead to the neglect of elderly clients. Dependence on others may result in feelings of vulnerability and can lead to exploitation.
Children, "friends," heirs and charities may have different perceptions of what their relationship is with their loved ones and relatives, what constitutes quality of life, and appropriate lifestyle and finances. Some take steps to control the lives and assets of others. See:
Over the next 50 years, $41 trillion is expected to be transferred by the baby boomer generation. According to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorney's (NELA) survey of Elder issues, the top five concerns voiced by individuals 35 and older are: