Financial exploitation and abuse of our elderly population is a widespread problem. Studies have shown that one out of every 20 people have suffered some form of financial abuse by the age of 60. Considering that people are living longer - and our society is skewing older as a result - that statistic is not only troubling in the present, it could be a harbinger of an even bigger problem to come in the future.
Regular readers of our Torrance elder law blog know that we strive to make complex issues understandable. In that way, we can help people to navigate a tangled probate system.