FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY, ELDER LAW FIRM AVAILABLE TO REPRESENT CLIENTS FROM THE CARROLLTON, GREENE COUNTY, ILLINOIS AREA, THERE WAS A SITUATION WHERE A PERSON WAS ACCUSED OF FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY. WE ARE AWARE OF A PERSON WHO WAS SENTENCED TO FOUR (4) YEARS IN PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO UNLAWFUL FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF AN ELDERLY PERSON. THAT PERSON HAD BEEN LIVING WITH HER ELDERLY GRANDMOTHER FOR MORE THAN A DECADE AND THE ALLEGATION WAS MORE THAN $10,000.00 WAS STOLEN FROM THE ELDERLY PERSON. THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY MADE REFERENCE TO THE PRISON SENTENCE SERVING AS A WARNING TO ANYONE WHO MAY BE THINKING OF TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A SENIOR CITIZEN AND IF A SENIOR CITIZEN IS EXPLOITED THAT PERSON CAN BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.
We have decades of experience in regard to elder law issues and financial issues. We have been involved in many cases in regard to guardianships, breaches of fiduciary duty, violations of power of attorney, financial exploitation of the elderly, recovery of assets, lawsuits involving relatives, issues involving care givers and care takers, duress, lack of mental capacity, undue influence and tortious interference with an inheritance expectancy.
Blake Behme Gilbreth Links, P.C.