Q: My friend's elderly mother is being abused by her husband. What type of attorney does she need? Thank you.
She has some medical issues but it is of very sound mind. He physically roughed her up 3 months ago and she went to a local women's shelter. He is stealing all manner of money from her as she is retired and has a good pension. She left home and is living with my friend, her son. Her husband just bought a new car and is draining her bank accounts. He is also trying to forcibly medicate her with meds not prescribed by her physician. What specific area of Law/what variety of attorney does she need? She wants divorce, obviously but is only 3 weeks having left home. Thank you so much for any and all help. She will be 85 years old on Christmas day.
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