What To Do If Someone You Love Is a Victim
If there is an imminent threat of physical or emotional harm – call 911 now!!!!
Otherwise, contact the Elder Protection Center. We can help you find a well-qualified and experienced lawyer to:
- Obtain a restraining order
- Contest a will or estate planning documents
- Report the abuse to the proper agency
- Sue for damages in court
Also, consider reporting your concerns to:
Local Law Enforcement And County District Attorney’s Office
Check the California district attorneys association for current addresses and phone numbers at 916-443-2017 or www.cdaa.org.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
Contact the APS in your county by referring to California Department of Social Services web site.
Insurance Agent Complaints
Contact the state insurance commissioner’s office at 1-800-927-4347 or www.insurance.ca.gov. If an attorney sold the annuity, also file a complaint with the state bar association at 1-800-843-9053 or www.calbar.ca.gov.
File a complaint with the State Bar of California if you believe your attorney acted improperly, and file complaints with state and local consumer protection agencies.
Mortgage Lenders & Brokers Complaints
If you believe that a real estate professional has committed fraud having to do with your reverse mortgage, file a complaint with the California Bureau of Real Estate.
Also file a complaint with the federal trade commission online or by phone, toll–free, at 1–877–ftc–help.
The Victim’s Personal Physician
Nursing Home Complaints
If the abuse & neglect occurred at a nursing home, contact the California department of public health, licensing and certification district (LCD)
Assisted Living Complaints
If the abuse & neglect occurred at an assisted living facility, contact community care licensing division. A list of the appropriate office in your location can be found here.
At Elder Protection Center we’re here to help you and the ones you love navigate the complexities and concerns that often come with aging. Protecting the People You Love is our greatest wish. You are not alone. We’d love to hear from you. Elder Protection Center is standing by for you and your loved ones – Today.
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