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Question: My mother tried to evict a roomate from her home. She called the cops upset 3 times and the roomate got a restraining order against her in her own home. she is 68 yrs old recovering from lung cancer surgery. Her roomate verbally her and refuses to move out. He has destoryed her home and it she now has cockroaches and bugs and can not safely get around her home. He listenes to all her phone conversations and gets his dad to threaten her with calling cops & throwing in jail. What can she do? How can he get a restraining order against a woman who cant even lift 20lbs. He dose not pay rent/bills

Answer: She can try contacting  the Elder Abuse hotline at: 602-264-43357, or toll free at 888-783-7500. Adult Protective services phone number is 1-877-767-2358, which would be another place to report suspected incidents of abuse.

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  • My mother tried to evict a roomate from her home. She called the cops upset 3 times and the roomate got a restraining order against her in her own home. she is 68 yrs old recovering from lung cancer surgery. Her roomate verbally her and refuses to move out. He has destoryed her home and it she now has cockroaches and bugs and can not safely get around her home. He listenes to all her phone conversations and gets his dad to threaten her with calling cops & throwing in jail. What can she do? How can he get a restraining order against a woman who cant even lift 20lbs. He dose not pay rent/bills

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