An elder law attorney specializes in legal matters that affect older or disabled people. The majority of his work includes planning long-term care, health care issues, guardianship and retirement, according to FindLaw. More » Government & Politics Law

Elder abuse laws relate to the neglect, abuse and financial exploitation of the elderly, according to the National Center on Elder Abuse. Elder abuse laws can be found under a few different state codes, including probate... More » Government & Politics Law

As of 2015, most states have financial elder abuse laws that severely punish people who target vulnerable elderly people to steal money or property, as reported by Nolo. One such law is a federal law that requires banks ... More » Health Older Adults
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A power of attorney form is the official paper that grants another individual the rights to make decisions regarding financial and property matters, according to the Minnesota Judicial Branch. The person on the form exon... More » Government & Politics Law

Power of attorney is a broad term that refers to any agreement between a principal and an "attorney-in-fact" who can act on the principal's behalf in health or legal matters, states Cornell's Legal Information Institute.... More » Government & Politics Law

According to, Lady Justice is blindfolded to represent her impartiality in matters of justice and the law. Her statue is also referred to as Blind Justice and the Scales of Justice. More » Government & Politics Law