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An Overview of Elder Law in Orange County

An Overview of Elder Law in Orange County by Attorney Bettina Yanez

An Overview of Elder Law in Orange County: Elder law is an area of law that includes several legal issues relating to the aging population. Every person is unique, and every person has unique needs, but it is important to both plan ahead for yourself, and to understand how to care for an aging parent or other family member.

Estate planning, one of the areas of elder law, includes planning for a person’s assets and debts after death. Successful estate planning should eliminate uncertainties surrounding a person’s estate through using wills, and trusts so that there are few questions about how to handle a person’s estate.

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Elder Law in Orange County

Elder law in Orange County is becoming even m0re significant due to the increase of elder abuse cases being reported. Elder abuse is currently on the rise, therefore, it is important that all members of society are informed of the causes of elder abuse, and how we can prevent further instances of abuse. [caption id="attachment_9509"…
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Signs of Elder Abuse

Recognizing signs of elder abuse can help protect a senior you know and love. The elderly population is often vulnerable due to old age, or illness. Often others may take advantage of senior knowing they are vulnerable. Elder abuse can occur in many form. Some forms of elder abuse are physical abuse, emotional abuse, financial…
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Elder law attorneys in Orange County CA

If you or someone you know lives with an elderly individual it is important to know the rights of that elderly individual. For instance, if they are being abused financially, physically or emotionally you will want to know where to go to report this abuse. Furthermore, you will want to go to adult protective services…
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How to find an Elder Law Attorney?

You may be asking yourself, "how to find an elder law attorney?" If you have been affected or know someone who has been affected by Elder Abuse you may want to speak with a legal professional.  It is important to inquire regarding the laws protecting elders in the state of California. Further, you will want…
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How is Elder Abuse Reported?

If you or someone you know witnesses elder abuse it is important to report the abuse right away. "How is elder abuse reported?", is a common question individuals ask each other. [caption id="attachment_9002" align="alignleft" width="201"] How is Elder Abuse Reported?[/caption] You must understand that, YOU need to only have the assumption that abuse is occurring.…
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What are the Different Forms of Elder Abuse?

Contact an Orange County Attorney to help you identify forms of Elder Abuse Forms of Elder Abuse are often not discuss and therefore there is some confusion as to what elder abuse consists of. Elder abuse can be physical, emotional and financial, or any form of neglect. Physical abuse can consist of hitting, punching, slapping…
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What is Financial Elder Abuse?

Financial elder abuse is one of the many forms of elder abuse that can occur. This type of elder abuse often occurs when the senior citizen is in a vulnerable state. For instance, many times the aging population due to failing health must obtain a power of attorney over their finances and financial decisions. The…
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Elder Abuse Protection

Elder abuse protection must not be over looked. Elder Abuse often occurs when their is a vulnerable senior putting their life and well-being in the care of another. Many times seniors may need care from others due to mental health issues, or physical ailments. It is important that you proceed with caution before placing your elderly…
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How Can Elder Abuse be Prevented?

How Can Elder Abuse be Prevented for your loved ones? Elder Abuse cases are on the rise with the population aging and being in a vulnerable position. Seniors are in vulnerable positions when they can no longer care for themselves. They will need to find someone to help them make decisions on behalf of their health,…
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