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Texas: San Antonio Lawyer Sanctioned for Fraudulent Conduct Involving Elderly Millionaire

July 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

“The sanctions order is designed and intended to silence the only people asking for a second medical opinion,” said San Antonio solo practitioner Philip Ross. By Angela Morris | May 30, 2019 at 06:43 PM A San Antonio attorney will appeal a $227,000 sanction in which a probate judge found the lawyer and his clients “participated in a fraud upon this court” by lying and filing groundless pleadings in bad faith during a guardianship proceeding involving an elderly, incapacitated [- more...]

Texas: Health & Human Services Commission sued in federal court for constitutional violations in guardianship

July 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW BRAUNFELS – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission was sued in Western District federal court on July 5 for allegedly violating the freedom of speech and right of association of a 75-year-old New Braunfels woman who is a Ward of the state. A guardianship was imposed upon Shelley Thomson on May 23 after she fell ill with potassium deficiency and visited a hospital emergency room, according to a press release. HHSC is currently Thomson’s guardian. “HHSC has a duty to provide [- more...]

New Mexico: Embezzlement suspect in guardians case pleads guilty

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

The judges of the State of New Mexico Judicial Districts appoint every single one of these corporations that are now being shown to have been run by corrupt individuals – for years – gaining their filthy lucre only because the Court re-appoints them, without question, time after time.   But you can’t complain to the group who’s committing the crime — the Judges, in continuing to appoint corrupt corporations without any supervision whatsoever, and accepting no [- more...]

Pennsylvania: Courts Recommend Curbs on Seniors’ Constitutional Rights

May 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

This report has been sent to AAAPG by an anonymous resident of Pennsylvania, disturbed by the erosion of seniors’ constitutional rights. We think it deserves everyone’s attention. ~Admin   Pennsylvania Courts Recommend Curbs on Seniors’ Constitutional Rights On January 29, 2019, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts issued a news release entitled “Pa Supreme Court Advisory Council Releases Progress Report on Elder Abuse and Guardianship Issues.”  The news [- more...]

Michigan: Federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s guardianship system advances, slowly

April 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Brad Geller is an attorney in Michigan who filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Michigan challenging the elder guardianship program.  The lawsuit, United States et al v State of Michigan, is a writ of habeus corpus demanding the release of all guardianized citizens in the state of Michigan. So far, the lawsuit has (narrowly) survived a recommendation to dismiss by magistrate judge. Most recently, the Judge signed an order to show cause. You can follow the case by tracking activity on [- more...]

Texas: Federal judge sends suit against probate judge and guardian to state court

April 10, 2019 // 1 Comment

HOUSTON – U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal remanded plaintiff Sherry Johnston’s breach of fiduciary duty claim against court appointed guardian David Dexel to the 253rd Judicial District of Liberty County, all while letting Harris County Probate Judge Christine Butts off the hook. “Unlike the claim against Judge Butts, the claim against Dexel raises unsettled issues of Texas law,” wrote Judge Rosenthal on Mar. 14 in a 40-page ruling from the bench of the U.S. District Court [- more...]

Media Advisory: AAAPG applauds US Justice Dept’s Elder Fraud Sweep

March 14, 2019 // 1 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dr. Sam Sugar (855) 913-5337 x101; info@aaapg.net   JUSTICE DEPARTMENT’S ELDER FRAUD SWEEP APPLAUDED BY AMERICANS AGAINST ABUSIVE PROBATE GUARDIANSHIP Victims’ Advocates in all 50 States Welcome Investigations Against Vulnerable Adults   (Ft. Lauderdale, FL – March 14, 2019)   Speaking on behalf of the Board of the non-profit Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship (AAAPG), president and founder Dr. Sam Sugar applauded the US Justice [- more...]

New Mexico video: AG raises embezzlement allegations against firm

March 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on Feb 1, 2019. It provides a description of how this embezzlement of New Mexico’s poorest was discovered. People familiar with New Mexico’s guardianship player’s may recognize some familiar names. Chris Ramirez February 01, 2019 06:26 PM ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The attorney general is accusing the CEO of Guardian Angels Representative Payees of stealing more than $50,000 from her clients. There are 247 alleged victims in the case, [- more...]

New Mexico: State AG indicts CEO of Guardian Angels Representative Payee Services

March 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

March 12, 2019 Albuquerque, NM By Elise Kaplan / Journal Staff Writer The CEO of Guardian Angels Representative Payee Services, a private company that managed the finances for special needs or infirm people, has been indicted on charges of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from clients. … Many of the clients [CEO Pamela] Crumpler is accused of siphoning money from came to her from the now-defunct Ayudando Guardians. According to the indictment filed in 2nd Judicial District Court on [- more...]

National: The Face of the Elderly Guardian Trap

February 24, 2019 // 1 Comment

by Diane Dimond Real Clear Investigations Lillie White, an octogenarian from Palm Coast, Florida, went missing in August 2016. She was last seen at a doctor’s office where her niece Sheila had taken her for a checkup. Sheila was confused when an assistant called her into a back room to fill out more medical forms for her aunt, but she complied. When she returned to the waiting room, Aunt Lillie was gone. Sheila was told she had been escorted from the office by a court-appointed guardian who [- more...]
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