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Clark County District Judge Charles Hoskin

Court-ordered guardianship: “Legalized exploitation of the elderly”

March 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Where is accountability for guardians’ actions? By Diane Dimond / Crime and Justice In my continuing effort to inform readers about what can happen when a family asks a judge to decide a dispute over what to do with their aging parent — may I call your attention, please, to the state of Nevada? The Sagebrush State spawned a court-appointed guardian to beat all others! Elder care guardian April Parks has now been slapped with a 200-count indictment charging her – along with her business [- 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...]