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Nevada: Grand jury indicts Nevada guardian on more than 200 charges; arrests of attorney and guardians follow indictment

March 10, 2017

By COLTON LOCHHEAD LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL As a guardian, April Parks was tasked with caring for the elderly and infirm in Southern Nevada. As a guardian, she had full control over those people’s finances, their property and nearly every aspect of their lives. And as a guardian, Parks exploited at least 150 of those vulnerable Nevadans and “systemically bilked them out of their life savings,” law enforcement officials said Wednesday. “The only thing we beat them on, really, is we’re [- more...]

Nevada: Open letter to NV Chief Justice James Hardesty

May 18, 2016

TO: Stephanie Heying Court Services Analyst Nevada Supreme Court / Administrative Office of the Courts (775) 687-9815 / Fax (775) 687-9811 sheying@nvcourts.nv.gov To members of the commission and the Most Honorable Chief Justice of Nevada James Hardesty: I am grateful for the invitation that allows me to contribute written remarks for the May 20th 2016 meeting of the Nevada Guardianship Commission. Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship is a national 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to [- more...]

Nevada Supreme Court Crackdown on Guardians

November 27, 2015

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

August 24, 2015

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...]