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From the wife of a Florida Judge whose husband nearly died in an abusive Guardianship

October 2, 2017

 We received this by email today: Dear Dr. Sugar This article (in the New Yorker by Rachel Aviv)  https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/09/how-the-elderly-lose-their-rights is fantastic.  I hope more magazines, newspapers and media take more of an interest in this horrible problem than they have in the past.  I am so grateful for you and the work you are doing. I’m delighted to say I got my husband away from his guardian.  He is no longer the “Guardian of the [- more...]

AAAPG PBC Town Hall draws SRO audience

September 27, 2017

An SRO crowd–some of whom traveled for days to attend from as far away as Wisconsin– of several dozens of family member/victims of Guardianship Abuse in PBC and elsewhere made it abundantly clear that there has been and continues to be an outrageous miscarriage of justice in the PBC probate courts for many years. Families have been ruined, innocent people arrested in retribution for complaining, estates looted, wards abused to death and yet the court insider perpetrators of these [- more...]

AAAPG week of Protest

September 24, 2017

Our week of Protest Against Probate Abuse and Exploitation starts on September 26, 2017 in Palm Beach County Florida.  Program Number 1 AAAPG’s The Truth About Adult Guardianship of the Elderly  Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship (AAAPG) will host an informative public educational seminar on Tuesday September 26, 2017 to discuss what every American needs to know about senior guardian proceedings, followed by a Town Hall Meeting in which Palm Beach Officials will respond to [- more...]

Palm Beach Fl Town Hall September 26, 2017

September 16, 2017

For Immediate Release:   AAAPG’s The Truth About Adult Guardianship in Palm Beach   (Ft. Lauderdale Fla-Sept. 13, 2017) Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship (AAAPG) will host an informative educational seminar to discuss what every American needs to know about senior guardian proceedings, followed by a Town Hall Meeting in which Palm Beach Officials will respond to audience questions about recent and ongoing Probate Court guardianship issues in Palm Beach County. [- more...]

National: Elder Home Facilities Gone Bankrupt in 2017

September 8, 2017

by Juliette Fairley Louisiana Antigua Investments LLC is seeking to escape up to $10 million in liabilities, of which $1,017,195.96 is owed to Cottonport Bank and $250,000.00 to the IRS. Filed in the Western District of Louisiana, the chapter 11 petition was signed by Member and Manager Thomas E Cupples II, who was named in a 2015 lawsuit for allegedly violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. Other bankruptcy petitions signed and filed by Mr. Cupples on August 22 include Quality Home Health, [- more...]

What The Bar does with other people’s money— IOLTA accounts

August 8, 2017

The All Powerful Bar in Florida (and other states) has a Charitable arm called the Florida Bar Foundation, a not for profit corporation supported by numerous cash streams. A small percentage of their income comes from member donations, but if figures from Their annual report from 2016 are correct The Florida Bar Foundation received a total of 5.5 million in income last fiscal year (down from a high of 44 million ten years ago when interest rates were higher) and a whopping 44.6% of that was [- more...]
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