When the Best of Intentions becomes Financial Abuse

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Financial elder abuse is not a new topic, however sometimes I wonder how does it start? Lawyer, Heather Hogan  recently blogged about this topic in response to a New York Times article “Financial Abuse of the Elderly: Sometimes Unnoticed, Always Predatory”. In my day to day work, it is our older seniors ...

Financial Abuse of Elders – The Role of the Police

Friday, February 18th, 2011

At a recent neeting of the Estate Planning Council of Toronto, Jan Goddard (of Jan Goddard and Associates, a boutique Toronto law firm specializing in estates and elder law) and Police Constable Patricia Fleischmann (Vulnerable Persons Issues, Community Mobilization Unit, Toronto Police) spoke about “elder issues”.  Jan focused on Powers of ...