Valerie Keene specializes in estate planning. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law where she also participated in Moot Court and the Arkansas Law Review. She practices law in Arkansas, focusing primarily on estate planning and elder law. She has prepared countless estate planning documents and has participated in a number of guardianship cases since she was admitted to the bar.
Articles By Valerie Keene
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Arkansas.
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Arizona.
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Alaska.
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Alabama.
Power of attorney scams are one of the most common forms of elder financial abuse.
Financial abuse is the fastest growing form of elder abuse. Broadly defined, financial elder abuse is when someone illegally or improperly uses a vulnerable adult's money or other property. Most states now have laws that make elder financial abuse a crime and provide ways to help the elder and punish the abuser. You can protect yourself or your loved ones from financial elder abuse by becoming familiar with the most common scams and learning what to do if you suspect foul play.
Senior citizen fraud can damage an elderly person's financial stability.
Learn about the prevalence of elder abuse in nursing homes and what you can do about it.
The question of how to obtain a power of attorney without consent is answered
A last will and testament can help protect your family and your property.