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Financial elder abuse a common IRA case component

We recently came across a web site called Spotlight on Elder Abuse (http://elder-abuse-spotlight.blogspot.com).  The site appears to have an international scope and links to some good information.  We know that Involuntary Redistribution of Assets (IRA) cases occur throughout the U.S., but reading the case history which inspired the establishment of this site also serves as Keep Reading…

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Elder exploitation example of candidate influence, opportunity

Tom in Ohio has spent many years trying to bring attention to the increased risk of exploitation faced by aging Americans.  During this presidential election cycle, Tom, like any good advocate, is watching to see what the candidates are saying about his issue.  Estate of Denial loves accountability.  We find it lacking in most of Keep Reading…

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Undue influence as a form of elder abuse

Elder abuse is often a component of the Involuntary Redistribution of Assets (IRA) cases discussed on this web site.  While the abuse in our cases is usually emotional or financial instead of physical, it still is a devastating action which no one should experience.  Margaret Singer Ph.D. was a clinical psychologist and emeritus adjunct professor Keep Reading…

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Abuse in Louisiana in the broad daylight

Over the past few days, we’ve been corresponding with Eric from Louisiana.  His father’s tragic story is detailed at http://bellsouthpwp.net/b/a/baxterericweb/lear.  Elder abuse is not an infrequent component of Involuntary Redistribution of Assets (IRA) cases.  Mistreatment of the elderly can occur at the hands of their spouses, children, caregivers or even sometimes attorneys.  EoD completely agrees Keep Reading…

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Oops, hope it doesn’t happen again!

Britney Spears.  No one can deny that this is one troubled young woman.  Sadly, though, her problem quota likely increased this week with the appointment of her father, Jamie Spears, and an attorney as co-conservators of her estate.  Obviously the girl needs the intervention of responsible adults into her life.  She most likely does need Keep Reading…

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