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Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship

DOJ looking into guardianship abuse

July 27, 2017

AAAPG is assisting the United states Department of Justice to identify cases of Guardianship abuse for the DOJ to look into for further evaluation. IF your case meets one of these two criteria: Living Victims (only) who are or have been INVOLUNTARILY placed, or kept, in a professional, public or private, guardianship, especially when advance directives have been ignored or when state law designates a family member or friend to serve, and/or Victims, living or deceased, have been removed from [- more...]

Rhode Island: Richmond probate judge asks whether lawyers are taking too much from woman’s estate

April 19, 2017

By Tom Mooney Journal Staff Writer RICHMOND, R.I. — A contested probate case is raising questions about how a 90-year-old woman from Ohio became involuntarily committed to a Rhode Island assisted-living facility. The case of Rita Cole, of Cincinnati, has attracted the attention of an advocacy group called the Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship, which — along with a relative and friend of Cole’s — alleges that a court-appointed guardian had Cole committed to a Providence [- more...]