Sunday, March 11, 2012
MO Senator Wants to Expand Law on Elder Abuse
A Missouri senator wants the state to expand its law on elder abuse by adding language to protecting older citizens from financial exploitation.
Sen. Kevin Engler is proposing to make it a crime for those with authority over an elderly person to take advantage of the older person's state of mind for financial gain. The legislation would apply to people who have guardianship, power of attorney or some other financial management role for seniors.
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MO Senator Seeks to Expand Elder Abuse Law