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The Playbook –revealed

April 30, 2017

Professional Guardianship Abuse Playbook Adapted/modified from multiple sources and real cases “Guardianship is about money and only about money”—a direct quote from the Florida Court Examiner Training Manual Video   The following is the playbook court insiders and private guardians use to abuse wards and families and steal funds from the seniors the Probate court appoints them to protect. It is based on real life experiences and testimony of many hundreds of victims in Florida and [- more...]

Court-ordered guardianship: “Legalized exploitation of the elderly”

March 25, 2017

Where is accountability for guardians’ actions? By Diane Dimond / Crime and Justice In my continuing effort to inform readers about what can happen when a family asks a judge to decide a dispute over what to do with their aging parent — may I call your attention, please, to the state of Nevada? The Sagebrush State spawned a court-appointed guardian to beat all others! Elder care guardian April Parks has now been slapped with a 200-count indictment charging her – along with her business [- more...]

New Mexico: AG Balderas and DA Torrez – follow Nevada’s lead and investigate court racketeering in guardianship

March 22, 2017

Calling on New Mexico Law Enforcement Attorney General Hector Balderas and Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez Follow the lead of Nevada: Impanel Grand Juries to investigate criminal activities committed by guardians and their attorneys 2. Investigate District Court Judges who have approved property  sales by their appointees at below-market value   Notes from the March 22, 2017 Albuquerque Journal Townhall meeting: Here is a copy of the brochure that was handed out at the [- more...]

Nevada: Grand jury indicts Nevada guardian on more than 200 charges; arrests of attorney and guardians follow indictment

March 10, 2017

By COLTON LOCHHEAD LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL As a guardian, April Parks was tasked with caring for the elderly and infirm in Southern Nevada. As a guardian, she had full control over those people’s finances, their property and nearly every aspect of their lives. And as a guardian, Parks exploited at least 150 of those vulnerable Nevadans and “systemically bilked them out of their life savings,” law enforcement officials said Wednesday. “The only thing we beat them on, really, is we’re [- more...]

Nevada: Attorney indicted on theft and exploitation of the elderly charges

January 5, 2017

CLARK COUNTY (KTNV) – A Grand Jury secured an indictment against attorney Robert Graham on Tuesday. He faces three counts of theft and three counts of exploitation of an older/vulnerable person. Two counts of destroying evidence were also included in the indictment. RELATED: Local attorney abandons clients, according to Nevada State Bar Graham faces 1-10 years for each theft charge, 2-20 years for each exploitation charge, and up to 364 days in jail for destroying evidence. The District [- more...]

Beware Guardianship

December 2, 2016

http://www.nextavenue.org/court-appointed-guardian-theft/   On Wednesday, the General Accounting Office of the US released a report that concluded what surely everyone involved in the guardianship arena already knows: There is too much that we don’t know about the scope of guardian abuse of older adults. “The extent of elder abuse by guardians nationally is unknown due to limited data on key factors related to elder abuse by a guardian, such as the numbers of guardians serving older [- more...]

From Advocate Rick Black on the case of Dr. Lillie S. White

November 23, 2016

FW: URGENT: Dr. Lillie S. White Case RB Rick Black Reply| Today, 12:45 PM sprice@circuit7.org; Robert.Anderson@myflfamilies.com; Sarah.Farhadian@mail.house.gov; +22 more White.FOIA.Request.11.16.pdf121 KB 2 attachments (267 KB) Download all Save all to OneDrive – Personal Dear Florida public officials charged with protecting vulnerable seniors like Dr. Lillie White, I have written, called, or spoken to all of you concerning Dr. White’s case.  Sadly none of you engaged.  As you enjoy [- more...]

How one Ward is now free after 4 years and 2 million dollars squandered

November 17, 2016

Doug Franks said he would never give up trying to free his beloved mother from a horrific guardianship that isolated and impoverished her. Doug was true to his word and with AAAPG at and on his side, he tirelessly traveled from Atlanta to Tallahassee to testify at countless hearings and sessions of the FLorida Legislature. He had to fight off multiple ruthless lawyers, trustees, guardians, stubborn judges, dishonest caregivers and mercenary banks, but in November Doug beat them all and got his [- more...]

Guardianship exposed in Nevada Media Political Ads Against AG Masto

October 23, 2016

This new ad will run staring Mon or Tues October 23-24, 2016 and hit all Nevada TV networks hard. Our new friends, the Koch brothers have given the OK to now share since it’s just gone public on the net. This is follow up to the one about my dad; Masto’s people were pissed about dad’s ad and told FPAF to back off but instead they ran dad’s ad an extra week. Masto and her people will be surprised and unhappy again when they see Heidi Pascal in this new ad: https://youtu.be/D3_FwMat_oY [- more...]
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