California

Horrible abuse in California

September 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Our friend at CEDAR-California, Linda Kincaid writes about a particularly egregious  court abuse in the case of the mother of one our members, Neil F. [- more...]

White Paper on Conservatorship in CALIFORNIA by Linda Kincaid

December 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

CONSERVATORSHIP IN CRISIS: CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS & ABUSES OF POWER     WHITE PAPER PREPARED FOR: UNIFORM LAW COMMISSION GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS DRAFTING COMMITTEE, JOINT EDITORIAL BOARD FOR UNIFORM TRUST AND ESTATE ACTS   PREPARED BY: COALITION FOR ELDER & DEPENDENT ADULT RIGHTS (CEDAR) CEDARCALIFORNIA@GMAIL.COM SEPTEMBER 2015   This paper discusses systemic failure in California’s conservatorship (adult guardianship) system and presents two case studies [- more...]

Billionaire Redstone targeted in Guardianship Scheme

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

A woman claiming to be the longtime companion of Sumner Redstone has turned to powerhouse entertainment lawyers Bertram Fields and Pierce O’Donnell to challenge the media mogul’s mental capacity to make decision about his health care. Fields and O’Donnell, both at Los Angeles-based Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger, filed court papers on Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of Manuela Herzer, who claims that Redstone, the 92-year-old controlling shareholder of [- more...]