San Bernardino Elder Law Attorney
Lawyer Representing the Rights of Seniors
As the U.S. population grows older, the concerns of aging populations continue
to shift and require deeper thought. As a result of the growing amount
of senior citizens, elder law has developed into a new but vital practice
in the American legal landscape. Similar to how children have laws that
protect their rights, so do elderly people now have advocates who give
them a legal voice. As a San Bernardino estate lawyer, James D. Madden
has a passion for ensuring the rights of our beloved elders are protected
in every event.
If you have questions about the rights and protections that seniors are
contact our Attorneys for your free legal consultation.
The Needs of the Elderly
While aging is a perfectly natural process, seniors suffer a high rate
of abuse of all kinds. While some elderly people suffer due to neglect
or sexual assault in nursing homes, it is also common for older people
to suffer social or physical abuse at the hands of family members. In
order to make sure the voices of our elders are not drowned out, there
are areas of law dedicated to ensuring their rights are protected.
Estate planning is one way in which the rights of elderly people are preserved. By using
an estate planning attorney, seniors make sure they and their loved ones
have legal protections after they are gone. However, estate planning also
makes sure that seniors’ wishes are protected if they are no longer
able to communicate.
is another legal means by which elder rights are protected. Conservatorship
ensures that if a senior is no longer able to care for themselves or their
own finances, they will have an advocate who will speak on their behalf.
Conservatorship is a complex process that holds people responsible for
the lives and care of seniors, so it can help prevent abuse and neglect
Whatever your elder law situation,
we have the experience and relentless determination to make sure you or
your loved one’s rights are protected.
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