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Report on Nevada Guardianship Racket Abuse

December 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

THIS ABUSE IS RAMPANT IN FLORIDA, COLORADO, TEXAS, CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK, NEW MEXICO, TEXAS AND MANY OTHER STATES AND COUNTRIES. IT MUST STOP PLEASE WATCH THE ENTIRE VIDEO AND PASS IT ON TO AS MANY THOUGHTFUL PEOPLE AS YOU CAN KTNV Channel 13 ABC News – Guardianship Under [- more...]

Latest News from Las Vegas

December 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Las Vegas Guardianship judge recuses herself Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) – The judge who was assigned to take over guardianship cases from an embattled hearing master has recused herself from two controversial cases, leaving families with more questions than answers. Both cases have been the subject of Contact 13 investigations and both involve private guardian April Parks, who is currently under police investigation. Phyllis Moscowitze Crowe lost most of her money and nearly her home while [- more...]

Nevada Responds to Ward Abuse

December 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Finally, there will be some oversight in Guardianship to address the rampant abuse of Ward abusers in Nevada. Ch 13 update from Darcy Spears Nevada A major lack of oversight in Clark County courts has torn families apart and victimized the vulnerable people it was supposed to protect. That’s what Darcy Spears found in her year-long Contact 13 Investigation of the guardianship system. Now many changes are underway to fix the problems. Clark County District Court is adding staff to better [- more...]

Nevada Supreme Court Crackdown on Guardians

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nevada’s top justice wants to form a permanent Supreme Court committee that would monitor and analyze the state’s troubled guardianship system. Chief Justice James Hardesty made the recommendation during Monday’s meeting of the state’s commission analyzing the administration of guardianships. “This is a very complex matter that has a lot of moving parts,” Hardesty told the Review-Journal after the meeting. “We’re talking about making some [- more...]

Nevada: Professional Guardianship Licensing Will Miss Deadline

November 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

RENO, NV – Private guardianships will soon be coming under the scrutiny of the state. Private guardians are court-appointed, and occur when a person–typically elderly–can no longer take care of their affairs. However, over the last couple years, courts in Clark County and in Washoe County, have witnessed abuses by some private guardians. Lawmakers passed a bill signed by the governor that will force these private guardians to get licensed by the state. Professional private [- more...]

Nevada: Clark County district attorney creates new elder abuse unit

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Colton Lochhead Las Vegas Review-Journal The Clark County district attorney’s office on Wednesday announced the creation of a new elder abuse unit to prosecute crimes against the aged and vulnerable. Cases involving physical or mental abuse, neglect, isolation and financial exploitation will now be prosecuted by two specialized deputy district attorneys. Those cases had previously been handled by the office’s general prosecutions teams. “The protection of our seniors from [- more...]

Nevada: Elyse Tyrell, Jared Shafer’s lawyer, facing State Bar of Nevada complaint from family of exploited elder

August 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

INSIDE VEGAS by Steve Miller  AmercianMafia.com  August 24, 2015 LAS VEGAS – I had no intention of bringing anyone to tears. A dozen people, including myself (Las Vegas Review-Journal photo of the back of my head), testified on Monday, August 17 before the Nevada Supreme Court Guardianship Commission empowered to investigate hundreds of cases of elder exploitation. To the dismay of at least two Commissioners, the hearing was covered by national media. The witnesses told of more than [- more...]

Nevada: KOLO-8 ABC News – Elder Exploitation Lessons Learned

August 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Updated: Mon 12:41 PM, Aug 17, 2015 RENO, NV – We’ve all heard about elder abuse, but what about elder exploitation? That’s where a family member, acquaintance, or professional takes advantage of a senior’s finances. It’s becoming a big problem as our senior population grows. Sometime such crimes can even happen under the most controlled environments—under the watchful eye of the courts. By all accounts Angela Dottei was a responsible person. A former employee with Washoe county [- more...]

Nevada: Jared Shafer and Wells Fargo Bank sued for RICO

August 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

INSIDE VEGAS by Steve Miller AmericanMafia.com May 25, 2015 LAS VEGAS – After years of court sanctioned bilking of wealthy senior citizens and disabled persons, the biggest shake up in Clark County District Court history has just forced the immediate removal of two well-known jurists who were allegedly doing the bidding of veteran for-hire private guardian Jared E. Shafer and his protégés. In the wake of the court house shake up, the Nevada Legislature on May 23, 2015, voted  to change [- more...]

Nevada: Escape was only option for an old soldier trapped in guardian system

August 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Posted April 11, 2015 – 7:36pm Clark County’s private guardians may protect — or just steal and abuse By COLTON LOCHHEAD LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL APTOS, Calif. — Guadalupe Olvera sits in his tall green chair, blowing a familiar tune on his harmonica as a baseball game plays on his television. The harmony echoes off the walls of his daughter’s 1960s-era home, filling the air with an enticing melody. Although slowed by age at 95, the World War II veteran regularly attends Veterans [- more...]
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