Mar 20, 2015
With the entry of the baby boom generation into retirement age and an increasingly large population of seniors in the US, elder abuse has become more and more common. As you age, you may find yourself less able to keep up with your financial assets and accounts. Perhaps you have enlisted help from a younger relative to manage your affairs, but feel that this person may not have your best interests at heart. Perhaps you’ve noticed a check missing from your checkbook, or a strange deduction you don’t remember authorizing. If you notice anything like the following, you may be the victim of financial abuse:
If you fear that you may be the victim of elder financial abuse, don’t feel embarrassed. Make sure you seek help in ending the abuse before your carefully-built savings are consumed. A lawyer can help you choose and assign a power of attorney to a trusted individual and help you create a will or trust to ensure your assets are protected and go to the right person.
If you need help drafting a will or believe that someone close to you is stealing from you, seek assistance from a law firm you can trust. Contact the experienced Kentucky trust and estate attorneys at Greta Hoffman & Associates for a free consultation regarding your need. Our compassionate attorneys are located in Florence, Kentucky, and are available throughout Burlington, Union, Fort Thomas, Silver Grove, and Southeast Ohio.