The Judge asked from the Bench: “Why isn’t this Elder Abuse? I’m glad you called the police” after a real estate agent got a woman with dementia to sign over her $230,000.00 house to her son, for $60,000.00. Important enough ruling to make Metro Jury Verdicts.
Byrd & Byrd successful in returning home to elderly woman with diminished capacity. As reported in the March, 2019 issue of DC Metro Verdict Search, Byrd & Byrd trial attorneys Timothy Leahy and Patricia Cleary urged the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County to return Waltraut Ciccone’s home to her estate after she was approached by a real estate agent who befriended her and then arranged for her son to purchase the $230,000 home from Ms. Ciccone for $60,000. In addition the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County jury verdicts article ordered the defendants’ to pay the sum $25,000 subject to an accounting for legitimate expenses.