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Protective and Legal Services

As citizens age or become disabled, they sometimes fall victim to exploitation and/or abuse. The physical, emotional and financial abuse of elderly and disabled adults is an ever-increasing concern. In this section, you'll find information regarding elder law, legal services referrals, and how to access telephone assistance, as well as information regarding investigation of referrals of abuse and neglect, and the protection of senior citizens and disabled adults.  

Perhaps you'd like to learn some ways to advocate for yourself.  If so, this section also includes many advocacy resources available to consumers.

Adult Protective Services

Advocacy

Legal