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What type of lawyer would be needed to help prep for a hearing on elder abuse?

1 Answers. Asked on Apr 18th, 2017 on Elder Law - California
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My mother has filed a restraining order on a family member for both my father and my mother. The order will be served this week. My mother has a concern of the actions this family member may take against them. She also needs help with preparing for the hearing on May 2nd and also needs the lawyer present at the hearing with her.
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Answered on Apr 20th, 2017 at 11:33 AM

An attorney that deals with elder law would be able to help you.  The attorney can assist with gathering evidence and presenting it at the hearing.

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As adults age, they often lose some mental acuity while also facing more physical limitations. These health conditions put senior citizens at greater risk of exploitation and abuse. At the same time, the elderly need to think about their long-term medical and financial needs, and make estate plans to ensure their legacy after they pass away. An elder law attorney can work with seniors and their families to address issues such as advanced directives, powers of attorney, living wills and last wills and testaments. Elder law lawyers can also help families intervene if a guardianship or conservatorship is necessary. And personal injury law firms with experience in elder issues can help victims of elder abuse and nursing abuse take civil and criminal legal actions against their abusers.
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