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Video: AAAPG Member uncovers the abuse of her mother

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our member Julie London Ferguson in interviewed by her local ABC News affiliate in Sarasota revealing how her mother, Marise London, has been abused and exploited in Guardianship Julie’s interview with ABC News can be watched on our YouTube channel by clicking on this [- more...]

Video: Bev Newman on ABC Action News

October 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

AAAPG member Beverly Newman on ABC Action news in Tampa Florida, discussing her father, Al Katz, the abusive guardianship to which he was subjected by court-order, and how that lead Katz’ daughter Beverly Newman, to found the non-profit Al Katz Center, dedicated to helping victims of court-ordered guardianship regain their civil and constitutional [- more...]

Video: Watch a preview of AAAPG’s documentary “BROKEN–the fallout from Guardianship” on YouTube now

October 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

AAAPG has produced a documentary “BROKEN–the fallout from Guardianship” featuring numerous first-hand stories of abuse from our members and their families. This full length video tells the stories of how abusive guardians destroy estates, families and lives in graphic detail from cases across America. It explains how the system designed to protect the vulnerable has been twisted into a highly lucrative industry that exploits them instead. As a member of AAAPG, we are giving [- more...]

Video from Washington State: KTCS9 IN CLOSE – Guardianships

August 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Terry Murphy Thursday, April 30, 2015 Guardianship abuse is in both national and local news lately. While many guardians are performing a great service, some are abusing their power, especially when it comes to wealthy seniors. Transcript from video: Teresa Maxwell: This was just a month before the guardian took over her life.Terry Murphy: This is how Teresa Maxwell would like to remember her mother, Geraldine Strege…Maxwell: She was full of life.Terry Murphy, KCTS9: Before everything fell [- more...]

Video – Facing Florida investigates the case of Ernestine Franks

July 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

July 4, 2015 – Facing Florida investigates the case of Ernestine Franks of Pensacola. Mrs. Franks son Doug Franks has been waging a 3+ year battle to free his mother from a for-profit guardianship that was enacted by a Florida probate court in spite of medical testimony that Mrs. Franks was perfectly mentally competent.  The “estate” of Mrs. Franks has paid over $1,000,000 in attorneys’ fees, guardianship fees, and related court costs that were completely unnecessary [- more...]

New Jersey: court-appointed attorney pleads guilty to $3.8 Million theft from multiple elderly clients

June 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Easy prey Elderly and vulnerable, 16 men and women became prime targets for theft. Betrayal of trust: Part Two Barbara and Ken Martin never stood a chance. Thoroughly outmatched, their legal fight to free Barbara Martin’s aunt, Helen Hugo, from the grip of what they believed to be an unwarranted guardianship in 2012 ended in a humiliating defeat. Not only was Hugo, then 81, declared mentally incapacitated, but the last of her retirement savings was awarded to the attorneys who represented [- more...]

Video (Spanish): Analisis Bloque 5

June 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

We’ve added a Spanish language analysis of Florida’s historic HB 5, offering basic protections to wards and their families who are currently suffering under court-ordered [- more...]
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