Elder Abuse: Preservation of property for Restitution:
New Laws for 2012!!
What it is all about:
Adds Penal Code Section 186.12
Existing law provides criminal penalties for any person who commits a crime involving theft embezzlement forgery, fraud or identity theft against an elder or depedant adult.
What the new law is all about:
The new law would authorize the prosecuting agency in a criminal proceeeding involving more than $100,000 or more to file a petition with the court for preservation of property of the defendant for purposes of restitution.
If you are arrested or charged with a crime, contact:
Christine McGuire, Criminal defense Attorney
Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara County