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

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

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

An attorney letter of representation is a document that authorizes a lawyer to represent a client in certain legal matters and/or in a court of law, notes FindLaw, a legal website serviced by Thomson Reuters. The letter ... More »

According to, questions to ask an elder care attorney include those on subjects on when to plan for managing an elderly parent's affairs, how to begin such a conversation with an elderly parent and how to addres... More » Government & Politics Law

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