Knitter & Knitter remains operational through remote access technology with our staff and attorneys working from home. Our office continues to offer telephone AND videoconference appointments for clients. Availability of all personnel may be limited due to technical issues that may arise. We also can still be reached by email. Our physical office, with a few exceptions, will be closed until further notice. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will provide any additional information as it becomes available. - Dec. 17, 2020

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Tech-enhanced Life: Elder Dignity, Autonomy and the Need for Protection from Abuse

Whether we are dealing with the difficult issues of how to convince dad to give up the car keys, mom’s need for placement in a facility, or fear of money being improperly acquired by a scammer, dignity of the elder must not be disregarded in the name of protection. The question posed is how to maximize the preservation of dignity in the face of true need for protection of the elder? This article addresses the issue as it relates to financial abuse of elders, but the principles are equally applicable in other situations. Continue reading Tech-enhanced Life: Elder Dignity, Autonomy and the Need for Protection from Abuse