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Duress and UNdue Influence
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financial exploitation * identity theft * cognitive impairment and undue influence * caregiving issues * cultural factors * gender issues Undue influence. We know it when we see it, and those of us in elder abuse prevention see it often: elders who are ill, lonesome, isolated, impaired, or grieving being persuaded to give away assets, sometimes homes and life savings, to new acquaintances, suitors, family members, or even cunning cons in other countries. They use various devices--trust documents, powers of attorney, wills, sweepstake offers, bogus charities, or quickie marriages--but the results are the ...
Mixing family members and money does not always lead to love and happiness, as the current economic environment has provided way too many examples. While the work we do is frequently challenging and often rewarding, protecting our clients, our colleagues and ourselves from unnecessary litigation remains a high priority. In many cases, litigation can be avoided with some basic precautionary measures, and solid estate planning procedures. When those measures are missing, all too often probate litigation or trust litigation is the ultimate result. This entry explores some ... Read More
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Steve Martini Undue Influence (1996)
Undue Influence - Russell J. Fishkind, Esq.