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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...]

Ohio opinion: Changes made for guardians

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Aug 2, 2015 Ohio Times-Reporter James F. Contini II: Changes made for guardians Recently, the Ohio Supreme Court adopted amendments to its rules concerning guardianships. The main reason that these changes occurred is due to an exposé done by the Columbus Dispatch concerning various guardianships and numerous problems and concerns involving those guardianships. That article specifically mentioned that thousands of vulnerable Ohio residents are in guardianships which are designed to protect [- more...]