Elderly or Disabled Victims

Elder abuse refers to any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult. Legislatures in all 50 states have passed laws for the prevention of elder abuse. Laws and definitions of terms vary from one state to another, but abuse can take many forms including physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect, exploitation and abandonment.

Here on LawServer you’ll find relevant state laws about elderly or disabled victims, and related legal Questions & Answers.