Mickey Rooney’s Cautionary Tale

November 17, 2012

Just finished reading an article in the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys website about movie and Broadway great Mickey Rooney, who was fleeced of his fortune by his own son. So sad, and unfortunately, becoming increasingly common. It is important to understand that elder abuse is more than physical or emotional abuse; it can also be financial abuse. Think carefully and discuss with your attorney when choosing a power of attorney or trustee, or when thinking about joint titling your accounts.  For someone who might be experiencing elder financial abuse, speak with an attorney. Click here  to read more about Mickey Rooney’s Cautionary Tale: http://www.aaepa.com/blog/2012/10/mickey-rooneys-cautionary-tale/?inf_contact_key=7c1a2532e4c9d4798626093ac1309bf5f498a0cca97ebf836c6aad7dd1b62967