Reporting Elder Abuse By State
Reporting requirements for elder abuse cases vary by state. Complex cases often require the assistance of multiple professionals from a variety of disciplines. Find out your obligations if you suspect elder abuse.
The ABA SLD Elder Abuse Prevention Committee announces the launch of the Inter-Disciplinary Elder Abuse Support (IDEAS) Team, a new resource for attorneys working on complex elder abuse cases. If you would like to consult with other attorneys, National Adult Protective Services, or a Social Worker, fill out this form and submit it prior to the quarterly Senior Lawyer’s Division Elder Abuse Prevention Committee meeting call, where you may be invited to discuss the case. Please send completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org. The next call is scheduled for Oct. 13th at 1pm ET. Join Zoom Meeting online with this URL: https://americanbar.zoom.us/j/319566435 Or join by phone US Toll-free 888 475 4499 or 877 853 5257 (or find your local number: https://americanbar.zoom.us/u/acs0WdIgJ) then enter Meeting ID: 319 566 435 #
Four-part webinar series based on the best-selling ABA/AARP checklist books written and presented by author and elder law attorney Sally Balch Hurme.Learn - More
Older Americans lose billions of dollars a year to scams and other types of financial abuse. Our Preventing Elder Abuse webinar series explores how financial abuse manifests and what attorneys can do to educate, prevent, and intervene in order to best serve their clients. Note: These webinars are not CLE programs.Watch - Now
Studies show that the elderly are vulnerable to fraudulent schemes in most instances due to cognitive impairment and often times, it’s by a predator that they know (caregiver, close relative, etc.). A new FINRA rule recently became effective that tries to address this problem. It permits seniors to designate a "Trusted Contact Person" for their investment accounts.Watch - Now