Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Resources from the Commission:

The Impact of Domestic Violence on Your Legal Practice (2nd Edition)

Statistics : Elders and Domestic Violence

Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence Later in Life


Other ABA Resources:

ABA Report of the Commission of Legal Problems of the Elderly

ABA Commission on Law & Aging

ABA Commission on Law and Aging: Elder Abuse

ABA Section of Real Property, Probate & Trust Law

ABA Policy

1991Adopting the recommendations of the National Conference on Court-Related Needs of the Elderl3y and Persons with Disabilities.
1989Supporting further development of state law in accordance with specified Guidelines.
1996Adopting the "Guidelines for State Courts Handling Cases Involving Elder Abuse"
2002Supporting efforts to improve the response to elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
2000Urging Congress to ratify the Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults, and to enact legislation to that effect.