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The Baker Act

February 23, 2018 // 2 Comments

With regard to the recent tragic school shooting in Parkland Florida, there has been a lot of talk about why the shooter was not taken off the streets sooner using existing law in Florida called the Baker Act. Like so many other issues in the world of mental health, The Baker Act is poorly understood, but it is very powerful and has had a large role to play in numerous unwanted, involuntary, exploitative and abusive plenary guardianships. For a better understanding of the Baker act process and [- more...]

Tennessee: Competent Woman fights court system for right to make own decisions

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

From WSMV-TV Channel 4: WSMV News 4 NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Reba Sherrill may be in a wheelchair, but she’s ready for a fight. “I’m not going to let them just get away with this,” she said. Sherrill is fighting for the right to make her own decisions – something her daughters don’t take for granted anymore. “My mom’s not a criminal, and yet they’re treating her like a criminal,” said Brenna Outlaw, Sherrill’s daughter. The struggle [- more...]

Tennessee: Woman battles unintended consequences of conservatorship bill

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

WARNING: It has become commonplace for states to pass laws that specifically allow hospitals, nursing homes, and other institutions providing in-patient (medical) care to put their patients under guardianship so that they control their patient’s estate and can then pay themselves for any patient bills that the institution generates. It’s called an appointed “Health Care Fiduciary” and it’s one of the most expensive way to be forced to pay for medical care.  AAAPG [- more...]

A Very Troublesome Trend

February 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

As AAAPG membership continues to increase, we hear some very disturbing individual stories of abuse and exploitation via the probate guardianship machine. Although APS, financial institutions, and predatory insiders can sometimes begin proceedings on their own, these cases are usually begun by family members. Usually. A very troubling trend has emerged uncovered by our research and recent new members. What is it? Charitable institutions initiating and or greatly profiting from the spoils of [- more...]

Did you know?

February 16, 2018 // 2 Comments

As a result of an increased awareness of the issues in professional guardianships brought brought about by AAAPG, other advocacy groups and dedicated citizens around the country, there is a lot of light being shone on the exploitation of seniors in guardianship and what to do about it. In Nevada a police officer. Lt. James Melton has been arrested for conspiring with notorious guardian April Parks to run her infamous racket exploiting the elderly and their families in Las Vegas. Also, [- more...]

AAAPG developments

February 11, 2018 // 3 Comments

  In recent days there have been developments that our followers should know about. One of the most important functions of our organization is to connect victims in similar geographic areas. Our membership roster has allowed us to do this. We have been successful in bringing groups of victims together in a number of states, particularly Florida, New Mexico, Michigan and several others. In Florida’s Collier County there has been significant activity with regard to one of the most [- more...]

State of the Guardianship Union message

February 2, 2018 // 29 Comments

My fellow Americans My message to you today is that the state of the guardianship union and industry in these United States of America is strong. Very strong. In spite of endless complaints from victims, countless well-publicized media reports of exploitation and corruption, incessant reports of court-based abuses in nearly every state and hapless legislative attempts to rein in the power of guardianship courts in America, the industry remains unassailable and in absolute control of millions of [- more...]

New Legislation Quandries

January 28, 2018 // 3 Comments

People get very excited when they hear that their state legislators may actually be listening to their complaints and trying to do the right thing by the public that elected these civil servants. In guardianship matters, case reports, investigative reports, pressure from advocacy groups, as well as multiple indictments across the country of court insiders have led to a sense of hope and optimism that there is reason to expect that progress is forthcoming in the form of new legislation that [- more...]

Unsolicited from Michigan Victim

January 27, 2018 // 2 Comments

I want to say so much about this corruption of guardianship! I pray this will go through! this country should be ashamed of itself for allowing this secret evil of guardianship in our courts to exist in a so-called free society! Many greedy profiteers involved in “using humans for profit”, under the guise of protectors! It is even more evil than Hitler’s Holocaust, as that horror ended. Guardianship corruption has destroyed countless American citizens lives, their families [- more...]

The Death of Democracy in the Probate “Court” 

January 17, 2018 // 6 Comments

The Death of Democracy in the Probate “Court” By David Arnold Originally published in the Boston Broadside December 2017 Reprinted with permission The United States is a democracy. Right? I never questioned that until 2012. Someone that I loved very dearly was subjected to severe abuse by the Probate Court. I was also subjected to abuse. I survived. Gretchen did not. The lasting damage done to me by this experience was the destruction of my belief that people do not have to fear abuse by [- more...]
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