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Category Archives: Elder Abuse

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Can I Contest a Will Before Someone Dies?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

For many people, making a will is not a one-time deal. Throughout your life you may create, revise, or revoke several different wills as your circumstances change. Of course, whenever you do make changes to your will, some family members (or other interested persons) may object. But is there anything they can do about… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Florida’s New Elder Abuse Injunction Law

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Earlier this year, we discussed a proposed bill in the Florida legislature that would allow judges to issue “elder abuse injunctions” to protect vulnerable adults from exploitation. That proposal is now law. Gov. Rick Scott signed the bill on March 27, 2018, and it took effect on July 1. Here is a brief rundown… Read More »

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Dealing with Scammers Who Prey Upon Florida’s Senior Citizens

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

One goal of estate planning is to protect yourself during your lifetime from potential scams and financial abuse. Florida is well-known as a haven for the elderly. Unfortunately, this also makes Florida a magnet for unscrupulous individuals who try and take advantage of the elderly. FL Attorney General Sues Broward Couple Over Sales of… Read More »

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Proposed Florida Bills Would Authorize Elder Abuse Injunctions

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Elder abuse is a difficult problem to deal with. When a vulnerable adult is being exploited, the abuse is often not discovered until it is too late. And while you can file lawsuits after the fact to recover any wrongfully appropriated property, that can take additional time and money that the victim may lack…. Read More »

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Preventing Elder Abuse in Florida Guardianships

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Elder abuse is an all-too-common problem in Florida. The state’s most vulnerable residents are frequently the victims of unscrupulous strangers, caregivers, and even family members who take advantage of the person’s declining mental and physical condition. In theory, Florida law protects these individuals through the appointment of a guardian–either a close relative or a… Read More »

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