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Elder Law: Digests

West Key Number Digests

Digests provide concise statements on court’s holdings to various points of law, and are arranged by subject. Key numbers assist in searching for legal concepts or points of law within digests. Legal concepts/points of law in digests are first organized by topic and then subdivided and assigned a key number. Listed below are the topic and key numbers for several legal concepts which might assist a researcher interested in the area of elder law.

Civil Rights key (hereinafter “k”)1001-1700
Guardian and Ward k1-k182
Health k100-k934
Mental Health k101-k330
Social Security and Public Welfare k0.5-k120; k174-k190