Elder Abuse Laws (Civil)

Code Section Description Penalty
BUSINESS & PROFESSIONS CODE § 17200 et seq.
(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.
(False Claims)
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