Dec 18, 2007

Elder Court

"Financial abuse, by far, is the most common complaint: Bank accounts looted. Credit cards stolen. Huge loans taken out against seniors' homes without their permission. Property transferred out of their names.

Conger, a no-nonsense 25-year-veteran of the bench, has made fighting elder abuse her personal crusade. She is founder of the elder court - the only court in the country that handles civil and criminal complaints involving elderly victims in the same central location."

Read more about Contra Costa's Elder Court, in the Contra Costa Times.

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