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  Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
 
  Table of Contents

October 2007     Vol. 30, No. 7

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  Features
 
 

Mind over Matters
The standard for capacity among elders varies according to the legal context

By Sherrill Y. Tanibata

Care Package
New state and federal rules are tightening the eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal aid to pay for nursing home costs

By James A. Busse Jr.

Crossing the Line
Emerging case law suggests that a finding of elder abuse requires deliberate disregard of a patient's condition over an extended period of time

By Bryan Carney

 
  Departments  
 

Barristers Tips
Default Judgment--Dying without a Will
By Elizabeth A. Nixon

Practice Tips
The Challenges of Mediating Disputes Involving Elders
By Caroline C. Vincent

Practice Tips
Litigating Financial Elder Abuse claims

By Julia L. Birkel, John M. Byrne, and Dr. Susan I. Bernatz

Practice Tips
Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Financial Elder Abuse
By James P. Bessolo

Closing Argument
The Science of Eyewitness Testimony
By Alex Yufik

 
 

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