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Ohio: Once in a guardianship, few get out

May 2, 2018 // 1 Comment

We are reprinting this 2014 article from The Columbus Dispatch because, once again, so little has actually changed for the Wards trapped in guardianship since this article’s original publication on May 14, 2014.  We refer readers to previous articles published about Franklin County (Ohio) and abusive guardian and attorney Paul S. Kormanik, and Kormanik’s suicide once he was convicted of guardianship & legal abuses of his over 400 wards and sentenced to jail. A Dispatch analysis [- more...]

The Kormanik Saga in Ohio

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Court Appointed Attorney Guardian Paul S. Kormanik and The family that drove him to suicide Early on the morning of October 5th, 2015, court appointed guardian, Paul S. Kormanik committed suicide in his home. As this was surely a tragedy for his family and loved ones, it was an atrocity for the thousands of victims he left behind – never to receive justice, closure or the satisfaction of knowing he was in prison. At the time Mr. Kormanik resigned his law license and was relieved of his wards [- more...]

Ohio: Convicted guardianship lawyer died of suicide, attorney says

October 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Paul S. Kormanik, a Columbus lawyer who was convicted of bilking people he was paid to protect, was found dead on Monday morning in his Upper Arlington home. The Franklin County coroner confirmed his death and said that her office is investigating the cause. A Columbus attorney who took over some of Kormanik’s wards said Kormanik died of an apparent suicide. >>Unguarded: A Dispatch seriess Kormanik, 65, was to appear in Franklin County Probate Court on Monday to answer a charge of [- more...]