Undue Influence

Greed or Passive Opportunism? Financial Exploitation of the Elderly an Unfortunate Reality

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Greed or Passive Opportunism? Financial Exploitation of the Elderly an Unfortunate Reality
Posted on: October 30th, 2016
By Hallie Zobel, Esq.

Financial exploitation of the elderly is on the rise throughout our countryFrom where I sit, it’s not uncommon to find myself with a front row seat peering into the darker side of humanity. It’s hard to imagine anything more heartbreaking than litigating a probate case involving the apparent financial exploitation of an elderly citizen ...

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Planning for Incapacity and Minimizing Allegations of Undue Influence

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Planning for Incapacity and Minimizing Allegations of Undue Influence
Posted on: November 24th, 2015
By Hallie L. Zobel, Esq.

If you have an aging loved one who is beginning to show signs of cognitive impairment, National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is the perfect time to explore whether his/her estate planning documents are in order.

Each year at this time we like to remind our “more senior clients” and their family members how critical it is to ensure that one’s legal documents are ...

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