Posts Tagged ‘unauthorized practice of law’

Any time you have a financial services company marketing exclusively to retirees and elderly people, it raises questions

We work with many qualified financial planners to assist clients with comprehensive estate and financial planning. But we don’t work with everyone, and sometimes we see unscrupulous sales methods employed that take advantage of trusting clients, particularly the elderly. Just such a case is brewing now in Indiana, where an insurance brokerage was disciplined for the unauthorized practice of law – and is now the defendant in a class-action lawsuit.             According to, the insurance brokerage used estate planning as the hook for a lucrative business selling other insurance products, including annuities. Sadly, this is not an unfamiliar tale….

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