Los Angeles Elder Abuse Attorney
Helping Clients in Los Angeles Defend Against Allegations of Elder Abuse
Elder abuse covers a wide range of criminal conduct, and a conviction can result in jail time and other serious penalties. Elder abuse may involve infliction of emotional distress, financial abuse, or physical abuse on a person who is at least 65 years of age. Elder abuse also involves inflicting one of these types of abuse or injury on a dependent adult, such as a person who suffers from a developmental disability.
If you are facing criminal elder abuse charges, it is important that you seek experienced legal counsel to represent you in your case as soon as possible. An experienced and skilled Los Angeles elder abuse lawyers at Anand Law Group, P.C., can help you defend against your charge and work towards the best possible result in your case.
Elements of Proof in an Elder Abuse Case
There are several key elements of proof that the prosecution must satisfy in a criminal elder abuse case. Those elements include all of the following:
● The alleged victim of the abuse was 65 years of age or older at the time the abuse allegedly occurred
● The accused was aware – or should have been aware – of the alleged victim’s age
● The accused intentionally caused the alleged victim to experience mental suffering or physical pain
● The accused’s conduct could have endangered the elder or dependent individual’s life or health
Talk with a Knowledgeable Los Angeles Elder Abuse Lawyer Today
Elder abuse can result in misdemeanor or felony charges. In the case of a felony conviction, the accused can face a prison sentence, costly fines, and/or restitution. If you are facing a criminal elder abuse charge, Anand Law Group, P.C., is ready to assist you. To schedule a free case evaluation and legal consultation with a Los Angeles elder abuse attorney who will passionately advocate on your behalf, please contact us online today.