Posts Tagged 'Florida elder abuse hotline'

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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Elder Abuse & Exploitation: What to Look For

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Elder Abuse & Exploitation: What to Look For
Posted on: May 13th, 2013
By: Hallie Zobel, Esq.

Attorney David Pilcher and I spoke at the Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute on pertinent estate planning, guardianship, and elder law subjects; more specifically, elder abuse. Our goal was to educate state law enforcement on the many aspects of elder abuse.

According to the American Psychological Association, roughly 2.1 million elderly Americans become victims to abuse each year. Elderly adults may become victimized due to ...

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