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The Reporter: Pair safeguard seniors from financial abuse

A new multidisciplinary team, combining the expertise of law enforcement officers, bankers, real estate professionals, physicians and attorneys, recently formed in Solano County to help combat financial elder abuse.

The Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST) was founded by Vacaville attorney David G. Knitter and is headed by coordinator Steve Hosking, a retired but very active 30-year law enforcement professional who, during his last six years with the Vacaville Police Department, specialized in elder and dependent abuse cases.

Read the complete article online at The Report, “Pair safeguard seniors from financial abuse”.

The Reporter: Pair safeguard seniors from financial abuse

Solano County Bar Association’s Attorney of the Year 2008

David G. Knitter, the Solano County Bar Association’s Attorney of the Year, is a strong advocate for elder rights and a vocal opponent of those who would victimize senior citizens.

The 44-year-old Vacaville attorney, who specializes in probate, trust and elder law, said senior citizens are among the most vulnerable groups in America, frequently abused or taken advantage of by those they trust or hold dearest – children, spouses, friends or unscrupulous caregivers. Continue reading Solano County Bar Association’s Attorney of the Year 2008