Elder Abuse & Financial Exploitation
In this section of Washington LawHelp you will find general legal information and resources about elder abuse in Washington state.
9920EN - The law protects frail elders and vulnerable adults. This publication discusses different types of abuse that these individuals are protected from under the law. Read More
- Northwest Justice Project
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Consumers lose billions of dollars each year to fraud. People over age 50 are especially vulnerable and account for over half of all victims, according to a study conducted by AARP. People who commit these types of crimes, “con criminals,” often target older people knowing they have spent a lifetime earning their savings. Con criminals go wherever they can to find money to steal. They use everyday tools—the mailbox, the telephone, the Internet—to reach into your pocketbook. Read More
- Washington State Attorney General