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Breaking News: WUFT-TV Gainsville, FL interviews AAAPG member Teresa Lyles about abusive guardianship

April 29, 2015

April 28, 2015  AAAPG member Teresa Tozzo-Lyles is interviewed by WUFT-TV, describing the primary tactics of court-appointed for profit guardianships: Isolate, Medicate, Take The Estate.  Tozzo-Lyles discusses with reporter Richard Gomez about the hoped-for changes in Guardianship, with today’s (April 28, 2015) passage by the Florida Senate of HB5.  This legislation changes the way guardians are appointed and explicitly prohibits the abuse, exploitation or neglect of an elderly ward. [- more...]

Breaking News: Florida Senate approves guardianship overhaul

April 28, 2015

From the Miami Herald at http://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article19820997.html Florida Senate approves guardianship overhaul By Kathleen McGrory Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau 04/28/2015 4:55 PM TALLAHASSEE Last year, a coalition of Floridians traveled to Tallahassee explain how their elderly relatives had been victimized by court-appointed guardians. Lawmakers got the message. The Florida Senate on Tuesday passed legislation changing the way guardians are appointed and explicitly [- more...]

Response to boutique trusts and estates law firm

April 28, 2015

Here is AAAPG’s response to attorney-at-law Juan C. Antúnez, writing in his firm’s Probate & Trust Litigation Blog, Must read for Florida guardianship lawyers: Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s special investigative series: “Elder guardianship: A well-oiled machine:   Under-funding is no excuse for cold judges, who are so disinterested or so lazy that they don’t even bother to read petitions. Under-funding is not an excuse for intentionally ignoring advance [- more...]

Press Release: AAAPG calls for National Mayday Protest Against Abusive Guardianship

April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015 Via PRWeb: AAAPG calls for National Mayday Protest Against Abusive Guardianship. Nationwide Virtual Flash mob to Demand Federal Probe.  On Friday May 1, 2015 at 11am EDT Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship (AAAPG) will conduct a virtual nationwide protest to demand federal intervention into abuses by court-appointed guardians that allow guardians to act without any effective judicial oversight. Occurring in conjunction, beginning at 9am EDT on May 1, 2015 the South [- more...]

Too much, too many – a new AAAPG White Paper

April 28, 2015

The new AAAPG White paper Too Much, Too Many discusses the explosive growth in the number of Guardians, and therefore the number of Wards, in the last decade. Contrast the explosive growth in guardians with the lackluster employment opportunities awaiting newly-minted lawyers, just out of law school. Instead of amassing hundreds of thousands of dollars of loans to get a law degree and maybe earn $160,000 a year as a starting salary, perhaps law school students should have considered becoming [- more...]

New White Paper on condemning Ward’s home by Court to remove family

April 26, 2015

AAAPG Founder Dr. Sam Sugar has just released a new White Paper, “A New and Disgusting Page from the Ever-growing Guardian Abuse Playbook,” discussing the tactic of having a Ward’s home condemned in order to evict family members not (yet) under court-ordered Guardianship from the Ward’s home so the Court can legally seize the Ward’s home and sell it through a “straw man” sale. This White Paper can be found here. You can find all of AAAPG’s White [- more...]

How $41 TRILLION in inter-generation wealth transfer is intercepted by attorneys and the Courts

April 26, 2015

Juliette Fairley has had her article on the looting of Wards’ financial accounts by their Guardians, the guardians’ attorneys, and the Courts – to the tune of $16 BILLION annually –  picked up by @MSN and put on the front page of their Money section.  Contributing to this article are AAAPG founder Dr. Sam Sugar, as well as Kristi Hood, author of newly-published and informative Probate Pirates. “These numbers indicate how the guardianship industry destroys the [- more...]

Petition to President Obama and FBI Director Comey

April 24, 2015

Sticky Post – We’ve launched a Change.org petition, calling on President Obama and FBI Director James Comey to begin a Federal Investigation into abuses conducted by courts and attorneys during guardianship hearings occurring every single day in courtrooms across America. All around America, innocent vulnerable citizens and their families are abused and exploited by a nefarious probate court system which destroys individuals and families. While the intent of guardianship laws is to [- more...]

Nationwide May Day virtual flash mob to raise awareness of Guardianship Abuse

April 24, 2015

Here at AAAPG, we’re putting together an interactive social experience called the Mayday Probate Protest and Petition which will include participation from all over the country by guardianship victims and others in a daylong virtual summit. We will also have a physical gathering in Miami where victims from South Florida can gather and as we did last week in Orlando,have their story video taped as part of our professional full-length video feature in progress. We hope to gather thousands [- more...]

Video: Nevada Police Lt. Explains How Family Court Steals From Wards

April 24, 2015

April 22, 2015 Las Vegas (Nevada) Metropolitan Police Dept. Lieutenant James Weiskopf tells Clark County Commissioners on April 21, 2015 how appointed “Guardianship Commissioner” Jon Norheim, Family Court Judge Charles Hoskin, and certain for-hire guardians rob the estates of wards of the court.  You can watch the video below, or watch on AAAPG’s YouTube channel here. NOTE:  In Nevada, Guardianship issues fall under the jurisdiction of elected County Commissioners.  Rules [- more...]
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