Articles by Sam Sugar, MD

Confirmation bias

November 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

Victims of the guardianship racket must absorb a stunning series of vicious body blows in what passes for hearings or pleadings in probate court proceedings around the country.  Losing a loved one to the racket is at the top of the list, but not far behind is the financial debacle that frequently bankrupts anyone who tries to stand in the way of a devastating professional guardianship.  Among the broadsides that are so frequent and so bewildering– all created to guarantee that [- more...]

Jan Garwood’s Escape from Florida Guardianship Hell

November 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

Please share these with anyone who doubts our countless stories of abuse all around the country. Every now and then, someone gets out with their life–but only their life. I was so pleased to have a small part in securing her release. https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/local-news/i-team-investigates/florida-woman-escapes-guardianship-using-secret-phone-and-facebook-to-contact-media and HUMAN TRAFFICKING ELDER GUARDIANSHIP SURVIVOR STORIES JAN GARWOOD PART 1  HUMAN TRAFFICKING ELDER [- more...]

Our Lives

November 14, 2020 // 0 Comments

go to Youtube for this ode to the guardianship issue created by our colleague Tim [- more...]

Wards voting?

November 13, 2020 // 0 Comments

Lime­stone Coun­ty Social Work­er Charged With 134 Felony Counts Involv­ing Elec­tion Fraud It should surprise no one that unscrupulous guardians and nursing home owners gladly commit voter fraud for the political party of their choice in return for money or other perks. One actually got caught–imagine that! Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that his Election Fraud Unit assisted the Limestone County Sheriff and District Attorney in charging Kelly Reagan Brunner, a social [- more...]

FreeBritney Movement Calls for Conservatorship Reforms

November 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

Guest Editorial by Thomas F. Coleman, Esq.Daily Journal / Nov. 6, 2020According to Rolling Stone magazine, BritneySpearsis “one of the most successful artists of all time.”Millions of her fans would agree.Spears is rich. Super rich. She reported more than$59 million in assets at the end of 2018. However,since 2008 when she was involuntarily placed into aprobate conservatorship in California, she has notbeen able to control her own assets. A court placedcontrol of her finances with [- more...]

#Free Britney Protest

October 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

If you are comfortable attending in person, please consider joining #FreeBritney protesters outside Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles on November 10 at 12:30pm. documentary crews and news media will be present, so it’s an excellent opportunity to share your story with the media!Here are scenes from past rallies: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDTsqL-F6Bt/?igshid=d6pv88k9ls9dReuters Archive Licensing PEACEFUL PROTESTMAKE & BRING YOUR SIGNS & BANNERS, if able. If not, some may be [- more...]

Decades have passed and the Abuse Continues

October 23, 2020 // 1 Comment

The guardianship abuse AAAPG has documented for a decade is not new. In 1987, The Associated Press (AP) reported in detail on the guardianship crisis in America in a series of several first hand investigations. The first two are available at https://apnews.com/article/1198f64bb05d9c1ec690035983c02f9f and https://apnews.com/article/8ea94c1c992fd97e7eea7fe72a924f73 The Senate Select Committee on Aging has been hearing complaints about guardianship for even longer. It’s website contains over [- more...]

Bench and Ballot

October 12, 2020 // 0 Comments

Dangerous Radicals in the court and on the ballot Though it may seem like a stretch to bring discussions about elections into the more narrow discussion of abusive guardianship, there are striking similarities about how American justice and liberty are being attacked on multiple fronts in both arenas. To frame the discussion, let me state at the outset that the greatest abuse in abusive guardianships is the incredibly sad reality that guardianships are designed to remove one’s liberty and [- more...]
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