Elder Law

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Thomas* is elderly, disabled, and living in subsidized housing. Thomas was on the verge of losing his housing and his subsidy because of rental arrears. He was unable to manage his limited disability...
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Ms. Davis*, an elderly woman, lived in a trailer on a rural piece of land she inherited from her dad. She was developmentally disabled and had recently experienced a series of strokes that further...
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Ms. Martinez* is 74-year-old woman with a heart condition who only speaks Spanish. She had a Section 8 subsidized housing voucher, and had been living in her apartment for 20 years. Ms. Martinez’s...
First American Credit Union (FACU) had taken the money from her account, which consisted entirely of social security benefits and federal civil service retirement benefits, claiming she owed them for...
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When Linda’s * elderly mother grew ill with a terminal sickness, Linda moved into the old family home in a rural area of Georgia to take care of her. She learned that no one had been paying the...
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Velma was approved for a loan despite having only Social Security income. After receiving the loan, she repaid the full amount borrowed, but she still owed a great deal of money in interest. When confronted with the choice of paying for her medication or her payday loan, Velma chose her health. She paid an extra fee at the bank to stop the automatic withdrawal of the loan payment.