Texas: Breaking News – HB 1438: So unconstitutional it’s earned a legal challenge before leaving the Capitol

Breaking News: Texas HB 1438 is so unconstitutional it earns threat of lawsuit before the senate votes on it.  Read online at the Examiner, or download the complete PDF here.

Texas: Luck for Dorothy, freed from Guardianship

March 19, 2014 Ft Worth Weekly. Dorothy Luck finally nabbed a break in her ongoing battle against a Tarrant County probate court that has seemed bent on bleeding her dry financially in an ironic attempt to protect her. Judge Steven King signed an agreement this month that frees Luck from guardianship in a controversial case that removed her rights — Read More …

New Jersey: Man released from guardianship; Guardian tells him his life savings is “all gone” plus his condo is in foreclosure and his possessions have been sold

From USAToday: TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A 75-year-old placed under the care of a public guardian after suffering a traumatic brain injury in a fall almost two years ago finally has won back his independence. But Ken Schmidt’s savings and many of his assets are gone — sold off to pay for his assisted-living care, his guardian told him. ” Read More …

Florida breaking news: court ousts professional guardian; insists pre-need directives have priority

Palm Beach County guardian case: Will living will be honored? By John Pacenti – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Posted: 4:22 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2015 Delray Beach — Col. J. Alan Smith no longer can talk or walk. The 83-year-old former Boynton Beach resident is said to be in the throes of Stage 4 dementia. But when he still Read More …

Texas: Analysis of the guardianship of Dr. Mike Reichert and proposed HB 1438

Read the complete coverage of the latest shocking Guardianship Abuse case – once again committed by a sitting judge and his court-appointees – concerning how Titus County Judge Brian Lee was able to declare Dr. Mike Reichert mentally incompetent without the Texas State Constitution’s guaranteed protections of Due Process, including the right to trial by jury and the right to Read More …

Texas: Guardianship filed by auto mechanic against local wealthy doctor

From Becky Oliver at FOX News, Dallas, Texas: Investigation: Guarding the Guardians | Fox4News.com ROCKWALL, Texas – No one likes to think about end-of-life decisions. But if you’ve got family and a legal plan, no one can interfere, right? In Texas, a guardianship can take away everything you’ve set up — even remove your family from the picture. Hard to Read More …

White paper: The Duplicity of Bar Associations

If only the victims in guardianship had a tiny fraction of the due process that judges and lawyers enjoy, what a different world it would be. As our research has shown time and again, innocent individuals caught up in the flytrap of for-profit guardianship do not have the benefit of due process nor do they have the protection of the Read More …

Guardianship is People

The 1973 science fiction thriller “Soylent Green” is a cautionary tale about what government can do to its citizens. It’s worth taking a moment to click on the next two links for plot summary and a short clip from the movie starring Charlton Heston. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070723/plotsummary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IKVj4l5GU4 The novelty of the movie is that the solution to one problem, in this Read More …

White paper: How it goes down in Texas

How many probate attorneys, including those in the REPTL (Real Estate Probate Trust Lawyers) Section of the State Bar of Texas, donate to election campaigns of legislators; How many to judges? While we do not know how many attorneys, or how much money is donated, we do know why. This white paper by AAAPG exposes the circle of probate judges, Read More …

Texas: Gavel Guardians exposes the guardianship gulag and how it operates in the Lone Star state

Gavel Guardians Will Austin continue allowing lawyers and bankers to get rich off Texas’ elderly? Posted April 1, 2015 by Jeff Prince at Ft. Worth Weekly Residents and activists are looking on with keen interest as lawmakers in Austin are discussing new bills that could give probate judges even more power to place people under guardianship. For years, probate judges Read More …