Definition of Elder Abduction Under California Elder Abuse Law

Abduction is one of the types of elder abuse and neglect prohibited under California Welfare and Institutions Code section 15600.

Abduction is defined under the law as the removal from California and the restraint from returning to California, or simply the restraint from returning to California, “of any elder or dependent adult who does not have the capacity to consent to the removal from this state and the restraint from returning to this state, or the restraint from returning to this state.” 

Contact An Elder Abduction and Abuse Attorney At The Dolan Law Firm

California law protects elders, dependent adults, and developmentally disabled persons from many types of abuse and neglect, including abduction. The law provides provides for the recovery of damages for pain and suffering, economic damages, and punitive damages when there has been recklessness, fraud and/or patient abduction.

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