January 29, 2020 Elder Law

Civil Recovery Actions for Financial Exploitation

By David M. Godfrey, JD, ABA Commission on Law and Aging, NAELA Fellow

It seems like every time I talk with an attorney who practices elder law, guardianship/conservatorship law, or probate trust and estate law, the issue of civil litigation to recover assets stolen by financial exploitation comes up. All indications are that this is a rapidly growing area of civil litigation. If you have not encountered this in your practice or with friends and family, you probably will.

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