Tag Archives: Family Law
How to Know It’s Time to Call a Foster Care Abuse Attorney
As beautiful as this world can be, life is not always fair, particularly for children in the foster care system. How can we possibly begin to understand the pain of a child who has lost his home due to negligence on the part of his parent(s)? To add insult to injury, that same defenseless child… Read More »
California Foster Care Abuse Statistics – Can They Be Trusted?
Given the bureaucracy of the foster care system and the multi-tiered nature of the system – which is largely overseen by a complex web of local, county, and state agencies and offices with limited oversight and record keeping done on the federal level – keeping track of statistics on the prevalence of abuse in… Read More »
Protecting Your Children from Foster Care Abuse: What You Need to Know
Foster care was designed to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children whose parents have been deemed unfit or incapable of caring for them because of criminal behavior, domestic abuse or drug use. Some of these parents are themselves victims of domestic abuse at the hands of their partners or are seeking treatment… Read More »
What is Nursing Home Neglect?
Nursing home facilities have proliferated in the past decade as baby boomers enter their senior years. There are over 16,000 nursing homes in the US with approximately 1.5 million residents. The number is expected to rise rapidly in the next decade as boomers turn 85, the age of over 50% of nursing home residents…. Read More »
Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation
It is a sad fact that elder fraud and exploitation of our senior citizens is not uncommon and that people posing in various roles, either legitimately or not, have robbed people of their life savings in some cases or their homes through mortgage fraud and other schemes. Older citizens are far more vulnerable to… Read More »