Nevada: KTNV’s Darcy Spears frees couple from Clark County’s guardianship system

By Darcy Spears. CREATED Jun 12, 2015 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Free at last. That’s the case for one family after a two-year battle to get out of Clark County’s guardianship system. It’s the latest in a lengthy Contact 13 investigation that’s given families a voice in a system where they say they were silenced. Hugs and tears outside Read More …

Nevada: Clark County Family Court frees five wards from adult guardianship

From Nevada resident and Guardian-Watcher Richard Black, AAAPG has received more good news concerning the release of 5 wards from Clark County’s adult guardianship program.  The wards owe their freedom to a burgeoning official investigation into the decades-long abuse of the Clark County Family Court adult guardianship program by Clark County Commissioner Jon Norheim, over seen by Judge Charles Hoskins. Read More …

Nevada: Las Vegas Guardianship Abuse and Judicial Reform Local Media Publications:

2015 Las Vegas Guardianship Abuse and Judicial Reform Local Media Publications: JUNE KTNV ABC News – Newly Formed Guardianship Commission Members Announced  6/26/15 LasVegasReviewJournal Panel Appointed Improve Clark County Troubled Guardianship System  6/26/15 KTNV ABC News – Guardianship Judge Allows Daughter into Dads Life  6/25/15 KTNV ABC News – Guardianship Hearing Master Continues to Rule  6/17/15 KTNV ABC News – Read More …

Florida: Herald-Tribune Editorial – County should fund Guardian’s Monitor

From Sarasota’s Herald-Tribune Editorial – County should fund Guardian’s Monitor.  “Monitor would be the eyes and ears of the court.” Florida’s adult-guardianship system will be improved by the Legislature’s passage of House Bill 5. That law, filed by Rep. Kathleen Passidomo — a Republican from Naples — and signed by Gov. Rick Scott, will help protect incapacitated adults from exploitation or Read More …

New Jersey: hotline to report elder financial fraud

For New Jersey residents and victims of attorney Barbara Liebermann: Were you or a loved one victimized by Barbara Lieberman? To submit a claim, contact the Division of Criminal Justice at 609-441-3377 or mail to 1325 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401.

New Jersey: court-appointed attorney pleads guilty to $3.8 Million theft from multiple elderly clients

Easy prey Elderly and vulnerable, 16 men and women became prime targets for theft. Betrayal of trust: Part Two Barbara and Ken Martin never stood a chance. Thoroughly outmatched, their legal fight to free Barbara Martin’s aunt, Helen Hugo, from the grip of what they believed to be an unwarranted guardianship in 2012 ended in a humiliating defeat. Not only Read More …

Florida’s 12th Judicial District creates overseer for guardianship

From the front page of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Abuses of the elder guardianship system documented in recent Herald-Tribune articles are prompting local court officials to consider creating a new oversight position. Walt Smith, the court administrator for Florida’s 12th Judicial Circuit covering Sarasota, Manatee and Desoto counties, and incoming chief Judge Charles Williams proposed a plan Wednesday to hire a Read More …

Opinion: To Florida Gov Rick Scott – Thank you may not be enough

Thank you may not be enough Last night Gov. Rick Scott of the great state of Florida did something that no other governor in this country has done to date. He demonstrated his sincere and abiding concern for the welfare of the citizens of the State of Florida. He took a courageous position to override the petty, banal, greedy, illegitimate Read More …

Breaking news: Florida Gov Scott vetoes appropriation to Lutheran Services

Florida Gov. Rick Scott vetoed the $750,000.00 appropriation going to Lutheran Services Florida. Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) is the company holding several Floridians hostage under Guardianship laws, including AAAPG member Julie London Ferguson’s mother, Marise Ferguson. Ferguson states that Gov Scott’s veto “sends a message that Florida is recognizing that the Guardianship system was created to help indigents in need, not Read More …