Elder Financial Exploitation and Abuse
Our Belleville, IL elder abuse attorneys can fight for your rights
Do you suspect that someone is stealing from a loved one? Or perhaps you believe an older family member is being exploited financially? These are serious allegations. That's why it's critical that you have an experienced elder abuse attorney on your side taking them seriously right from the start.
We get it at Courtney Clark Law, P.C. in Belleville, Illinois. That's because we've been handling elder abuse cases involving financial exploitation for decades. Our elder law attorneys have extensive experience and training involving dealing with such complicated cases involving financial matters and elderly residents.
That's probably why our law firm receives so many referrals from other attorneys and former clients. We're proud of such recommendations because we value the opinions of our colleagues and clients.
Forms of elder financial exploitation?
Financial exploitation of older residents can take many forms, including:
- Stealing valuable items from people's homes.
- Writing fake checks from someone's checkbook.
- Stealing your loved one's credit cards and making unauthorized purchases.
- Stealing Social Security or pension checks.
Sometimes, such crimes are committed by caregivers hired to take care of your loved one. Other times, another family member may be guilty of committing such crimes. Either way, it's critical that you take immediate action to protect your loved one's property and possessions.
Warning signs of elder financial exploitation?
There are many warning signs that your loved one is being financially exploited. Such warning signs include:
- Unexplained bills
- Checking or savings account overdrawn
- Bounced checks
- Missing items in house
- Notices from bill collectors
If something seems wrong, take immediate action. Contact your local police department. Then contact our law firm. We can help.
We're focused on your family's needs
Our law firm has a well-earned reputation for handling complex legal issues involving financial-related matters. Such work can be extremely complicated and very detailed. That's why some law firms avoid handling such cases. We thrive on them because we understand the importance of such legal matters and we truly want to help.
Put your trust in an elder abuse attorney who puts your needs first. Contact us and schedule your free case evaluation right now. We're here to help your family get your lives back on track.