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National: How Michigan’s Retirement Fraud battle will help you

July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Juliette Fairley When Shelley Thomson fell ill earlier this year with potassium deficiency and called 911, she didn’t expect her life to change so drastically. Formerly, the 75-year-old lived freely in a home in New Braunfels, Texas, inherited from a parent. The retired stock broker now resides in a bedroom with bars on the window in a locked facility. It was a guardianship imposed upon Thomson on May 23 that resulted in her becoming a ward of the state. Currently, the Texas Health and [- more...]

Federal suit follows Texas Judicial Council Admission of non-compliance by guardians of senior citizens

April 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

 SAN ANTONIO – A Manhattan woman who worked as an actress in an NBC TV pilot directed by Spike Lee and a Macy’s commercial last year has filed a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit against her San Antonio-based mother over the alleged abuse of and isolation from her legally blind father who is a 22 year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and currently guardianized under a Bexar County court order. According to the lawsuit, filed by plaintiff Juliette Fairley in the Western District federal [- more...]