Securing Remedies For Financial Exploitation
Financial exploitation of the elderly devastates not only the targeted victim but also family members responsible for the victim’s care. Whether this financial abuse occurred at a long-care facility or at the family home, it is vital to act promptly to mitigate the impact of this unlawful act.
In Geneva, Storm & Piscopo, P.C. advocates for elderly victims and their loved ones who have been affected by financial exploitation. Our litigators develop trial strategies that hold the liable to account for fraudulent acts.
Taking Appropriate Measures To Protect Your Loved One’s Finances
Our legal team has decades of experience with estate law. We reference this background when we study the responsibilities delineated in estate planning documents and assigned to the agent, fiduciary or conservator.
We analyze bank statements, accounting records and property titles for evidence of financial exploitation regarding the offender’s:
- Abuse of power of attorney
- Misuse of assets
- Misappropriation of savings
- Unlawful real estate deeding
- Inflation of costs for services rendered
Whether the individual accused of exploitation is a caregiver, family member, trusted friend or any other individual with close ties to the victim, our attorneys have the skill set required to support claims of financial elder abuse.
Our civil litigation lawyers create compelling arguments that obtain favorable remedies for victims who have lost control of their assets and property as a result of intimidation or deception.
Speak With A Knowledgeable Attorney Today
Victims of financial exploitation are limited in the time they have to file claims in Illinois courts. If you believe that your loved one has suffered from this form of elder abuse, please make an appointment to consult with our attorney.