Financial cost of guardianship

Getting Educated about the Racket

July 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

The professional Guardianship racket is a threat to everyone who loves or is or will be a Senior in America. Abusive Professional Guardians and their hired gun hyper litigious lawyers will torture and impoverish anyone they attack and they do not even have to steal to get rich in guardianship cases. All they must do is accumulate and collect on the mountains of fees they charge helpless wards and their families. The following is the playbook court insiders and private guardians use to abuse [- more...]

The difference between you/us and them

May 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

The difference between you/us and them I spend a lot of time talking to victims of probate abuse from all around the country. My heart goes out to them for the suffering they endure as a result of trying to do what they think is the right thing for an elderly parent. As is so often the case, the people I speak to have been attacked, maligned, excoriated, fined, sanctioned and generally worked over in probate hearings and litigation. By the time they reach out to someone like me, they have been [- more...]

New infographic and new video

February 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

Please feel free to use this new info graphic (courtesy of the Shapray family and prior work by Kelley Smoot Garrett)) to educate others about how guardianships actually work. https://drive.google.com/file/d/177KEWiXhPqbA3GhCsvaRydfesqQOiz0d/view?usp=sharing   The following video is from our colleagues in Michigan   Comments [- more...]

Please Governor De Santis

November 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

An open letter to Governor Ron De Santis Can guardianship abuse be fixed in Florida  ? One of the goals of our organization from its inception was to bring public attention to the abuses so commonly seen in Guardianship and in particular in professional guardianships. The idea was that if enough people became educated and concerned that ultimately there would be political and governmental action to address the issue. That has begun to happen. Recently Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida proposed [- more...]

An essay from “J”–Pro Bono? Not really.

November 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Pro bono? Not really. In the wake of the Rebecca Fierle scandal, the guardianship industry has begun a campaign to rehabilitate its image.  That campaign has included the popular guardianship cliches about “free care” and “pro bono cases.” But what does the guardianship industry really mean by “free” and “pro bono”?  It turns out that in guardianship lingo, “free” and “pro bono” refer to discounted, not uncompensated, services.   The industry’s own [- more...]

Two foot soldiers

September 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/florida/guardians/os-ne-guarding-the-guardians-sam-sugar-angela-woodhull-20190926-bj6t7hhfanartpwztkdizd3qrm-story.html An article of interest to those in this battle [- more...]
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