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

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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...]

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

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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...]

Letter from a Victim in Maine

September 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Dr. Sam and aaapg, Our 91 year old father passed away on September 21 after over 2 horrific years as a ward of the state of Maine.  Ours was a classic case of abusive probate guardianship.  He had a trust fund he worked his entire life for to protect our mother and himself.  His will and advanced directives were firmly in place and he was hoodwinked.  Of 7 children, one, who has been indigent from birth, started the proceedings.  He won at every step of the game and profited as a [- more...]

Recent Comments from around the Country

September 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

I received a number of responses to my recent call for input from victims. Here are a few examples. What do you think? ================================================ Court-appointed guardianship is financial abuse of elders and in each state it has put a veneer on itself that falsely says they are helping people but all they are doing and it’s always lawyer is take control of people’s lives so they can take their money. It needs to be abolished. There is no reason for its [- more...]

Guardianship = Human Trafficking

September 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

From the huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-terri-kennedy/is-elder-guardianship-a-n_b_11970144.html This summary article describes abusive guardianship and how it has become the most vile and egregious form of Human [- more...]
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