What if I suspect Neglect or Abuse?
If you suspect someone you care about is being abused or neglected, you can help.
TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION to ensure the person at risk is safe and out of harm’s way.
Contact the Law Offices of Ramon E. Lewis for effective, confidential and professional legal representation.
Call (858) 259.9696 or toll free at 1 (877) ELDER 80 (1.877.353.3780)
Also, consider reporting your concerns to:
Local Law Enforcement And County District Attorney’s Office
Check the California district attorneys association for current addresses and phone numbers at 916-443-2017 or www.cdaa.org.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
Contact the APS in your county by referring to California Department of Social Services web site.
Insurance Agent Complaints
Contact the state insurance commissioner’s office at 1-800-927-4347 or www.insurance.ca.gov. If an attorney sold the annuity, also file a complaint with the state bar association at 1-800-843-9053 or www.calbar.ca.gov.
File a complaint with the State Bar of California if you believe your attorney acted improperly, and file complaints with state and local consumer protection agencies.
Mortgage Lenders & Brokers Complaints
If you believe that a real estate professional has committed fraud having to do with your reverse mortgage, file a complaint with the California Bureau of Real Estate.
Also file a complaint with the federal trade commission online or by phone, toll–free, at 1–877–FTC–HELP.
The Victim’s Personal Physician
Assisted Living Complaints
To file an abuse or neglect complaint regarding a California state licensed community care facility, call 1-844-LET US NO
Nursing Home Complaints
If the abuse & neglect occurred at a nursing home, contact the California department of public health, licensing and certification district (LCD)