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Texas: Guardianship filed by auto mechanic against local wealthy doctor

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 believe? It is happening in Texas. Guardianships have been a hot topic in the legislature this session because there is [- more...]

White paper: The Duplicity of Bar Associations

May 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 civil rights guaranteed to each of us by our Constitution. They are dead in the law and there is no one to protect them. Perhaps then we should all consider [- more...]

Guardianship is People

May 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 case food scarcity, necessitates the sacrifice of human beings to feed other [- more...]

White paper: How it goes down in Texas

May 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

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, the lawyers who practice in front of probate courts, the creation of statutorily-mandated management trusts to hold the ward’s seized assets, and the [- more...]

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

May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 in Tarrant County and across the country have used far-reaching powers to strip vulnerable residents of their rights and their [- more...]

Texas – AAAPG activities in Austin

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

AAAPG is delighted to see the Kasem Cares Foundation has made great strides in the passage of a visitation bill, designed to give family members of wards tools to help ensure they cannot be denied visits with family members by a guardian without showing proof to the court of why this is truly in the best interest of the ward. HB 2665, authored by Rep Joe Moody of El Paso, was voted on in the Texas House on May 8, 2015 with 136 Yeas, 1 Nays, 1 Present, not voting.  This bill now moves onto the [- more...]

NYTimes.com – The Growing Generational Divide

May 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

MAY 8, 2015 from the New York Times, The Growing Generational Divide. BEREA, Ky. — I WAS always with older folks when I was very young. They called me “Little Man” and told me I was “an old soul.” I worked in the garden with my grandparents, learned how to count money with Old Man Hoskins at the local store, and eavesdropped on the tales of my ancient neighbors. But it was the stories of my fierce aunt, Sis, that were my favorite. To read this complete story, please follow this link: [- more...]

Guardianship Victims tell their stories – video

May 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

These stories were recorded on April 14, 2015 in Orlando, Florida as part of AAAPG’s Guardianship Victims Summit and Town Hall meeting where guardianship victims gathered to recount how different probate courts in different states across America had financially-drained their wards while isolating the elderly from their adult children. In this clip Kyle MacNeney describes how a probate court judge and attorneys stripped his mother’s once wealthy estate, leaving her to die [- more...]

Nevada: Hotline & email to report guardianship abuse for Clark County, NV

May 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

AAAPG wants to point out the great strides Nevada has taken in just the first 4 months of 2015 in cleaning up the national disgrace of Guardianship Abuse, beginning with the removal of a private, for-profit guardian from the directory published by Nevada Division of Aging in Disability Services. The removal of the guardian from the directory, which effectively disallows her to be a guardian, is part of new hotline & email established by Clark County, Nevada. The hot line number to report [- more...]
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