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Exploitation of the Elderly

By on December 22, 2011

This article strives to identify a manageable bit of a broad topic: the presumption of fraud in typical civil cases arising from criminal prosecution for financial exploitation against the elderly. Following is a way of approaching the most typical case of “financial exploitation of the elderly” from the perspective of an elderly mother (Mom), and […]

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Involuntary Civil Commitment

By on August 23, 2010

Involuntary civil commitment is the only legal proceeding known to my grey hairs by which the state deprives a person of liberty without proof of a criminal act or a civil contempt.1 Fortunately for all of us, and especially your writer, the law has been settled since at least 1975 that “a State cannot constitutionally […]

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