"Making Elder Financial Exploitation Cases Part of a Sustainable Practice: Tips from the Experiences of the University of Illinois College of Law's Elder Financial Justice Clinic"

Michigan Law Authors
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Publish Date
2016
Publication
Elder Law Journal
Publication Type
Journal Article
Abstract

The American public has grown more aware of the growing threat of elder financial exploitation; counterintuitively, civil representation for victims of elder financial abuse has not become more readily available. In this Article, Professor Andres reviews the practice of elder financial exploitation and provides a guide for attorneys and students wishing to make elder financial exploitation a part of their legal practice. This Article further provides unique insight from the perspective of the first law school clinic in the country solely focused on representing victims of elder financial exploitation, the Elder Financial Justice Clinic at the University of Illinois College of Law.

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