Guardianship News:

Holding guardians & attorneys accountable

Nevada: Update from AAAPG Director Rick Black

October 24, 2017

Victims, their family members, elected leadership, media, and advocates, The story that refuses to die! Judge Charles Hoskin and Commissioner Jon Norheim continue to enjoy their jobs, having suffered no penalties for the abuses they sponsored in adult guardianships for years. To the north Judge Frances Doherty and her allies at Washoe Legal Services continue to damage good families with legitimate estate documents. New judges adjudicating adult guardianships in Clark County are demonstrating a [- more...]

S178 Signed into Law, the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

October 18, 2017

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release On Wednesday October 18, 2017 President Donald J. Trump Signed S178 into Law, the “Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act,” which establishes certain requirements for the Department of Justice with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes; and amends Federal criminal law to expand telemarketing fraud to include “email marketing” fraud…and provides the first federal protections for adults [- more...]

New Yorker article exposes the Guardianship Racket

October 2, 2017

Journalist Rachel Aviv has written a compelling story that exposes the cancerous plague of American Guardianship with heartbreaking stories of how this racket has cost innocent Americans their life savings and even their lives. A must read. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/09/how-the-elderly-lose-their-rights Your comment welcome [- 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...]

New Mexico: State auditor says Office of Guardianship fails to oversee firms

September 23, 2017

From the Albuquerque Journal By Colleen Heild / Journal Investigative Reporter Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 11:43pm State Auditor Tim Keller’s office on Thursday issued an “emergency risk” advisory for the state Office of Guardianship based on an initial review that showed the agency has failed to properly oversee more than 20 private companies that are paid by the state to provide guardian services for vulnerable, indigent New Mexicans. The Guardianship Office, which has about 900 [- more...]

Michigan: Attorney General and Federal Authorities Investigating Probate Court Practices

September 11, 2017

Investigative reporter Heather Catallo of ABC News affiliate WXYZ in Detroit has been exposing corrupt practices across Michigan’s probate court system commonly used to financially exploit vulnerable citizens before and after death.  AAAPG is assisting Michigan victims to navigate the complex process of gaining investigations of fraudulent involuntary adult guardianships and appreciate the coverage by WXYZ.  The recent raid of the offices of Detroit real estate brokerage Probate Asset [- more...]

Texas: Pretrial hearing set in legal malpractice case against attorneys Don Ford and Richard Bergner

August 11, 2017

HOUSTON – A pre-trial conference is set for Aug. 25 in the malpractice suit filed against attorneys Richard Bergner and Don Ford by former client Juliette Fairley in the Southern District of Texas. Fairley’s complaint against the Houston probate attorneys in the wake of what she feels was a gross mishandling of an adult guardianship case involving her father and a San Antonio nursing facility. Fairley, a New York resident, had hired the attorneys to aid her in a lawsuit against Lakeside [- more...]
1 2 3 13