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ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE LAWYER FOR BOWIE, MD

Starting as a small railroad stop with less than 10,000 people, Bowie has grown into a lively city that holds the spot as Maryland’s 3rd largest city with nearly 60,000 residents. With Bowie also being a community that has stood since around the 1800s, there are generations of families that have called this place home for many years. Because of this, there is a large elderly community within Bowie along with a wide variety of nursing and living facilities to provide top-quality care for them. Unfortunately, some foul play can occur within these facilities as well as your own home. With 90% of all elder financial abuse cases happening in a domestic setting, you have to be cautious with not only staff that cares for your elder loved ones you, but untrustworthy family members as well. The nursing home abuse attorneys at Whitney, LLP will offer free legal consultations for all of our clients looking to pursue a claim on a nursing home where they were abused either physically or financially. Take a look at what clients have to say about us.

WHAT IS ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE IN BOWIE?

Starting in 2010, a law was passed that helped cover many senior citizens from being completely robbed of their financial assets with no way of coming back from it. This law was called the Elder Justice Act that helped define what elder financial abuse is and what can legally be pursed in specific situations. The Act defines elder financial abuse as “the fraudulent or otherwise illegal, unauthorized, or improper act… that used the resources of an elder for monetary or personal benefit, profit, or gain, or that results in depriving an elder the rightful access to, or use of, benefits, resources, belongings, or assets.” Luckily, this Act helps cover many elderly citizens that have been the victim of financial abuse by either an untrustworthy employee or family member. These predators usually end up focusing on draining all of the elder person’s financial assets due to being naturally close and trusted. This situation can be even worse if the elderly person suffers from mental illnesses that can impair their decision making.

WHO CAN COMMIT ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE?

Financial abuse predators can be just about anybody who is directly associated with the elderly person, whether if they’re an employee at a nursing home facility or family member. Unfortunately, when it comes to financial abuse on elderly citizens, 90% of these cases turn out to take place in a domestic setting with close family members trying to drain financial assets for things like debt repayment, inheritance funds, personal financial issues, etc. Learning to find these warning signs and find the predator before they do irreversible damage can save you thousands of dollars along with the emotional distress. Some warning signs to look out for:

  • Unexplained financial transactions
  • Disputes against future inheritance
  • Heavy interest in personal financial assets
  • Nursing homes and assisted living facilities charging irregular fees
  • Previous heavy gambling or financial issues
  • Nursing homes and assisted living facilities employees taking charge of financial affairs
  • Strange activity in their bank account
  • Out of the blue new “best friends”

OUR BOWIE, MD ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE ATTORNEYS CAN HELP

If you find out that you or a loved one have been the victim of financial abuse by a dishonest employee or family member, you may be eligible to receive proper compensation and recover your losses. The Bowie elder financial abuse attorneys at Whitney, LLP offer free legal consultations to help you make the right choice when looking to file a claim. If you’re looking for help with your case, call Whitney, LLP today to receive free legal consultations. Our number is (410) 583-8000 and there are no fees or expenses until we recover compensation for you.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

“When others did not want to take my case Whitney, LLP was willing. Dan was very very patient with me and his communication was always on point no matter how he reached out. He helped me and my family start our lives all over, I thank him so much.”

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“I would definitely recommend this firm. I contacted them just to get some insight and I was informed that I indeed had a case, and they won! Any questions or concerns I had were answered and explained clearly. They were very kind and informative throughout the whole process. I am very grateful that I stumbled across their page, it has changed my life. Thank you.”

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