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Financial Exploitation of an Elderly in the 1st Degree – Analysis of the Law

Skilled Birmingham Financial Exploitation of the Elderly in the First Degree Defense Attorney Taking a Practical and Effective Approach to Defending Against Financial Exploitation Crimes

At The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., attorney Jason Stoves has over 25 years of significant experience in criminal defense. We bring a practical and effective approach to defending against exploitation crimes, particularly the financial exploitation of an elderly person in the first degree. Do not go to court without this experienced and qualified Birmingham Financial Exploitation Defense Attorney on your side. This crime is specified in the Code of Alabama (1975) § 13A-6-195 as:

  • Deception or intimidation of an elderly person
  • To unlawfully use of control the elderly person’s property
  • Use of the elderly person’s property or resources without their consent
  • Benefitting from the exploitation of the elderly person
  • The value exploited from the elderly person must exceed $2,500.

Financial exploitation of an elderly person is a Class B felony. These charges could carry with them a lengthy prison sentence and hefty fines. Do not fall victim to these accusations. Hire The Stoves Law Firm today.

What are the Best Defenses to Financial Exploitation Cases?

While every case is different and your defense should be treated as such, there are a number of common defenses in cases of financial exploitation:

  • Consent: One of the primary defenses to financial exploitation of the elderly is proving that the elderly person gave their informed consent. This involves demonstrating that the elderly person was competent and fully understood the implications of their decision. If the elderly person gave you money or property entirely of their own free will, you are not guilty of financial exploitation.
  • Lack of Intent: Another defense can be showing that there was no intention to deceive or exploit the elderly person. This could involve proving that the actions were misunderstood or misrepresented.
  • Validity of Documents: If the case involves documents such as wills or power of attorney forms, a defense can be made on the validity of these documents. This requires thorough investigation and often the testimony of an experienced attorney.

With our 25 years of hard earned experience here at The Stoves Law Firm, we know the high bar that the prosecution must meet in order to convict. We also know what it takes to prevent them from reaching that bar. We will fight day and night to establish your defense and reach the best possible outcome for your individual case. Allow us to find you reasonable doubt for a reasonable price.

Have you been charged with Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person in the First Degree?

If you find yourself facing charges for financial exploitation of an elderly person in the first degree, it’s crucial to secure highly experienced and dedicated legal representation. At The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., we are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of legal representation. We invite you to schedule a free consultation with us by calling (205) 823-7233 or by visiting our contact form on the website. Our team is ready to leverage over 25 years of experience in criminal defense to help you navigate through these challenging times. Let us find you reasonable doubt for a reasonable price.

Client Reviews

"Jason was very sweet and informative he made sure I kept up with my case and also help get me off a very serious charge and he is very affordable I would definitely recommend him to everyone."

Meosha B.

"The Stoves Law Firm worked hard to get the best results I was looking for. Providing excellent advice and direction throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend The Stoves Law Firm!"

Robbey S.

Unfortunately I received my 2nd DUI but Jay as able to get it handled for me. His fees were reasonable and he did a great job

Bret C.

Reasonable Doubt for a Reasonable Price

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