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Elder Financial Abuse: Prevention and Remedies

I have written about elder financial abuse, and I will keep writing about it until stops. It is unfathomable to me that schemes to defraud the elderly are so pervasive. These seniors are attractive targets for financial...more

Elder Financial Abuse

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is involved in providing financial protection against elder abuse; indeed, it is specifically tasked with that responsibility. The Bureau's Office of Older Americans is charged by the...more

Turbervilles Private Client Newsletter - Winter 2011

Welcome to our Winter Newsletter. In this edition, we report on why people are starting to record their internet and computer passwords in their wills. A woman injured while having her hair coloured in a salon is...more

FinCEN: Elder Abuse - Red Flags

On February 22, 2011, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory to assist the financial industry in reporting instances of financial exploitation of the elderly, a form of elder abuse. Financial...more

The Availability of Florida's Wildcard Personal Property Exemption to Debtors Owning Homestead Property and Not Claiming a...

Recently, a Florida Bankruptcy Court discussed whether a debtor in bankruptcy who owns a home worth less than the balance on his mortgage may claim the wildcard personal property exemption found in Fla. Stat. § 222.25 and...more

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