State of California Department of Justice
Elder Abuse Laws (Civil)
|BUSINESS & PROFESSIONS CODE § 17200
(Unfair Business Practice) and
§ 17500 et seq.
(Unfair Business Practice; Deceptive Advertising)
|Any unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business act or practice||Injunction; civil penalty up to $2,500 per violation|
|GOVERNMENT CODE §12650 et seq.
|Knowingly presents or causes to be presented a false claim to the state for money, property or services||Civil penalty of treble damages and not less than $5,000 and not more than $10,000 for each violation|