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Financial Elder Abuse Lawsuits – Many Remedies But Difficulty in Civil Prosecution

January 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Attorney Interest,General Interest,trust and estate interest   |   2 Comments

Financial elder abuse is essentially the wrongful taking of an elder or dependent adult’s real or personal property without the intent to return it.   In addition to other forms of intervention, i.e., contacting the police and Adult Protective Services, the California Legislature has created many civil remedies to enhance the protection of elderly and dependent adults. They include but […]

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Some Statistics on Aging and Elder Abuse (Orange County, CA)

January 21, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   General Interest,trust and estate interest   |   2 Comments

I went to the Elder Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association last week and the topic of discussion included forensic information on elder abuse.  Some information I found to be enlightening included statistics on our aging population and elder abuse.  Unfortunately, the underlying theme was that elder abuse is a significant problem in our society, […]

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Orange County Resources for Seniors

January 10, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   General Interest,trust and estate interest   |   1 Comment

As part of our blog, Howard and I wanted to provide a referral source for resources for seniors.  There are actually lots and lots of resources for seniors available to the public.  However, unless and until a person begins exploring those resources, they may not seem to be readily available. First and foremost, the Orange […]

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Howard Serbin’s Radio and Internet Program: “Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way”

January 10, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Attorney Interest,General Interest,trust and estate interest   |   Comments Off

Beginning January 10, 2011, Howard Serbin will be live on the air and on the Internet, with his probate-topic radio show, “Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way”  Howard’s radio program will be airing in the Fullerton area but his viewership will be much larger on the Internet.  Dates and Times are as follows:  Tuesdays, 4-5…KNOC […]

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What Is A Conservatorship

January 04, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   General Interest,trust and estate interest   |   1 Comment

A conservatorship  results from a judicial process where the Probate Court appoints a responsible adult, such as a family member, to serve as the conservator of a vulnerable adult.   A person can be appointed conservator of the person to make decisions such as  where the vulnerable adult lives, what doctor treats the vulnerable adult, who the vulnerable adult’s caregivers […]

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Drafting an Appeal: Civil Unlimited Cases

November 29, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Attorney Interest,General Interest   |   5 Comments

This blog will discuss the most basic aspects of an appeal that a non-appellate practitioner may want to know about California Unlimited Jurisdiction civil appeals.   (Please note that you cannot rely on this blog for legal advice.  Furthermore, this blog does not create an attorney-client relationship.)  WHEN MUST THE NOTICE OF APPEAL BE FILED There […]

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Dear World

October 27, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   General Interest   |   Comments Off

We are very happy to be launching our website and the Serbin & Carmeli Attorneys at Law blog. We will be providing information that we hope is very useful to both the general public and attorneys about our areas of practice. Welcome!

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