Elder Abuse - Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Elder Law - Beware of Estate Planning Scams

Scam alert! How do you know if your estate plan is legit? Estate planning scams are all too common in the United States. In fact, they seem to be on the rise. They normally involve non-attorneys who have a vested interest in getting consumers to purchase products, such as life insurance,...

Idaho Elder Law - Standing Up Against Elder Abuse

It's a sad reality that crooks seek out vulnerable older individuals who might be more easily influenced by "get rich quick" offers and other financial scams. As discussed in a column in The Washington Post, titled "Targeting scams against the elderly," a recent survey found that 34% of...

Idaho Elder Law - Learning From Casey Kasem's Family Feud

With celebrity life comes a lot of media attention, and with that attention comes the increased risk of the celebrity's issues being showcased for all to see. Such is the case of the recent passing of radio and television personality Casey Kasem. A recent CNN article, titled "Casey Kasem's...

Idaho Elder Law - Phone Swindlers Prey on Responsible Elderly

The scam artists that prey on the elderly often take advantage of the sense of civic duty held by the older generation. A recent article in the Idaho Statesman touches on this topic. We reccomend that anyone who loves a member of what has become known as the "Greatest Generation" read the...

Idaho Elder Law - The Ohio Elder Justice Initiative

Elder abuse comes in all shapes and forms. It can range from the physical and emotional form to financial exploitation. Whatever the form, elder abuse is wrong and authorities are stepping up to help victims.In a recent wmfd.com article titled "Ohio Attorney General Launches Elder Justice...
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