EADACPA: A Powerful Tool in Combating Elder Abuse in California
The Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (EADACPA) is a California law which recognizes the particular vulnerability of elderly and dependent adults to abuse, neglect or abandonment. Before EADACPA, very few civil suits were initiated or prosecuted. Now, elderly victims can more easily pursue legal action for mistreatment and abuse. Scroll down to learn more.