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Herald-Tribune Politics: One guardianship bill passes; another dies

April 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

April 28, 2015 HT Politics – One guardianship bill passes; another dies Written by Zac Anderson TALLAHASSEE Seniors facing guardianship proceedings are likely to receive more protection after the Senate passed a bill overhauling the system and sent it to Gov. Rick Scott for final approval Tuesday. But another piece of guardian legislation offering further oversight died when the House adjourned without acting on it. The bill heading to Scott’s desk establishes a formal system for [- more...]

Tampa Bay Times continuing coverage of Florida Legislature SB5

April 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

April 29, 2015 Tampa Bay Times Florida Senate approves guardianship overhaul TALLAHASSEE — Last year, a coalition of Floridians traveled to Tallahassee to 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 prohibiting the abuse, exploitation or neglect of an elderly ward (HB 5). The bill is now headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s [- more...]

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

April 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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...]

Too much, too many – a new AAAPG White Paper

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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...]

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

April 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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...]

What is Guardianship?

April 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

AAAPG is dedicated to exposing and reforming a corrupt, rampant industry of abuse that has the potential to enslave huge numbers of boomers as they age and become frail or demented in what has been called “The Silver Tsunami.” Over the last years, we’ve received calls from new victims just about every day: “My mother has been kidnapped and is being tortured. When she was taken from us, her home given away, her possessions sold off, and even her name changed, I was dumbfounded. I do [- more...]
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