Estate & Probate Attorney Services

Help Stop Elder Abuse by Caregivers

Attorneys that specialize in the Estate and Probate area come in contact with problems whereby their clients are controlled by a forceful sibling with power of attorney or a controlling caregiver. In some instances the controlling person is dissipating the assets of the elderly person for personal gain and stealing from other siblings. Sage works with attorneys in this instance and can assist with analysis of bank records and asset sales transactions, and provide physical security when necessary.

Sage understands the complexity that can occur in probate matters concerning:

  • Absentee family members having little influence over the elderly person because of manipulation by caregivers.
  • Caregivers or relatives that are influencing the elderly person and receiving gifts from the person. 
  • The caregiver that encroaches on the rights of family members.
  • The need for oversight.
  • The necessity of marshalling the assets of an estate.
  • The division of assets into community and separate property assets. 

Benefits of Partnering with Sage Investigations:

  • Protect your client from abuse.
  • Protect your client from compromise.
  • Ability to prove the truth.
  • Have an ally to improve representation of your clients.
  • Identify problems and develop solutions quickly. 
  • Help you deal with the siblings and the caregiver. 
  • Help you obtain accurate information concerning the elderly person.
  • Save your client time and money through controlled investigation.

Either through consulting or an investigation we can see what you might be too close to seeing.

We Will:

  • Perform a background investigation of caregivers.
  • Prepare a list of assets and liabilities.
  • Conduct physical surveillance of the client at home and the caregiver.
  • Conduct undercover surveillance of the client at home and the caregiver.
  • Provide TSCM (Technical Security Counter Measure).
  • Provide still photographs/video.
  • Provide a written report of observed activities.
  • Testify in deposition or court.

Our Services:

Consulting and Investigations

Sage consults with you to react to the circumstances that may result in the theft of assets, or the abuse of the client. Sage performs a background check and investigation on the caregiver to determine if they are a "serial interloper" and have exerted "undue influence" on other elderly persons. Sage provides you with actionable information to represent your client in legal actions. Call us at (512) 659-3179 when you need an ally.

Sage is a Win-Win That Will:

  • Save you time.
  • Helps you protect your client.
  • Helps you better represent your client.
  • Obtain more accurate information faster.

Financial Investigations and Analysis

Sage provides an inventory of liquid assets (cash and bank and brokerage accounts, and valuable physical assets (jewelry, paintings, vehicles, etc.) to allow you to have the knowledge needed to best represent your client in the event of theft. Call us at (512) 659-3179 when you need an inventory done. 

We Will:

  • Provide an inventory of assets and values.
  • Prepare a list of assets and liabilities.
  • Allow you to better represent your client. 

Electronic Monitoring

We provide professional equipment to lawfully and surreptitiously observe the conduct of caregivers. Call us at (512) 659-3179 when you need to know what is really happening. 

We Will:

  • Provide monitoring equipment for our clients as needed.
  • Provide professional assistance as needed.
  • Help you protect your client against abuse.

Electronic Counter Measure

Sage has a close relationship with a TSCM (Technical Security Counter Measure) specialist that has the professional equipment and over 22 years of knowledge and experience necessary to determine if the residence is under electronic surveillance. Call us at (512) 659-3179 when you need to be sure your client’s environment is free from eavesdropping devices.  

We Will:

  • Provide professional assistance as needed to prevent unauthorized monitoring of clients.
  • Provide professional assistance as needed.
  • Help you protect your client against abuse.

Surveillance

Sage brings to bare a team of surveillance specialists that will make observations and obtain still pictures/videos necessary to prove the matter of theft of assets. Call us at (512) 659-3179 when you need to know what is really happening. 

We Will:

  • Provide an experienced team of private investigator to monitor the actions of the client and caregiver. 
  • Provide professional assistance as needed.
  • Help you protect your client against abuse.
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P.O. Box 160161 • Austin, TX 78716
Phone: 512-659-3179
Fax: 512-328-6878

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