Sample pleadings, documents, statutes, and training videos

This section provides information for federal, state and local prosecutors handling elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation cases. Those new to the field of elder justice should find information about nearly every aspect of an elder justice prosecution. For more experienced prosecutors, these resources offer a wealth of practical tips from experts in the field.

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Prosecutor Video Series

Training videos and other resources geared toward successful prosecution of elder abuse cases.

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Prosecutor-Investigator Community

Connect with and learn from other prosecutors and investigators involved in elder abuse prosecution

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Elder Abuse Statutes

Federal & state laws designed to protect older adults.

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Prosecutor Samples Directory 

Sample federal and state pleadings and documents related to elder abuse.

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Curated Research

A selection of research that's focused on the needs of the prosecutor of an elder abuse case.

Michigan Guide to Prosecuting Elder Abuse

Michigan Guide to Prosecuting Elder Abuse

Guidance (redacted) on effectively gathering evidence of financial exploitation of vulnerable and older adults, what charges and legal issues to consider, and how to present that evidence to a judge and jury.

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