Elder Abuse in Texas: Overview of the Law and Consequences

February 26, 2020

Did you know that special rights and protections are afforded to all Texan citizens who are 65-years-old or older? A failure to fully understand these rights could cost you big time. That’s because there’s a ton of criminal charges that are encompassed under elder abuse laws in Texas.

If you or a loved one were charged with an elder abuse crime, then you were likely taken right to jail. You weren’t given an opportunity to defend yourself, but you will have the chance when your charges and the circumstances surrounding your crime are discussed in court.

You need to do everything you can to prepare yourself for that day. That includes learning everything you can about elder abuse laws in Texas, your potential defenses and your options going forward. Start educating yourself right now by considering the information below.