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Berkeley mother, daughter charged with physical and financial abuse of elderly relative

Image via Facebook A Berkeley mother and daughter are facing two felony counts in Alameda County Superior Court after authorities say, over the course of three years, they stole from a nearly 80-year-old relative to pay their bills, and almost killed the woman by failing to keep up with her health needs. Renee Jackson, 54, and her 25-year-old […]

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Former judge gets probation in Berkeley elder abuse case

Former judge Paul Seeman in 2012. Photo: ABC7 News Former judge Paul Seeman, 59, of Berkeley was today sentenced to five years of probation for mishandling a $250,000 loan from a 97-year-old Berkeley neighbor and stealing $5,648 from her. The accusations were less serious than those initially leveled by prosecutors, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, which reported […]