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Florida’s Apex Probate Predator

May 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

  Rebecca Fierle— Florida’s Apex Probate Predator This is a story which broke in the Florida press in spring 2019 about a woman who became notorious and reviled all over Florida for being the #1 apex predator in Florida’s broken probate court system. But—one has to admit begrudgingly- she was also a true evil genius and an top-level expert at manipulating and maximizing her theft of private assets as well as massive amounts of government money via outright theft, extortion, [- more...]

Daughter names Florida judge in federal lawsuit over elderly father’s guardianship

January 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

(Jan. 8, 2020) A concerned daughter sued a Florida state judge in federal court over civil rights violations and alleged fraud upon the court after her elderly father became a ward of the State under guardianship. The Plaintiff daughter Lesa Martino named the Honorable Hillsborough County Judge Daryl M. Manning in a petition filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. “Martino was not notified of the hearing for summary judgement,” states the Plaintiff Martino in [- more...]

Pennsylvania: Daughter names Pennsylvania judge in federal suit over elderly mom’s guardianship

November 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

 Federal Judge Timothy Savage further explained in his ruling that even legal or factual error, personal malice or the performance of an act in excess of jurisdiction will not remove the Honorable Judge Platt’s cloak of judicial immunity. PENNSYLVANIA – A Pennsylvania woman is alleging she was targeted and harassed for some ten years by a Judge who reportedly conscripted her aging mother to be a Ward of the State under guardianship. The Plaintiff Daughter Mary Bush named the Chester [- more...]

Contrasting systems

November 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

Broken systems One of the reasons that guardianship presents such a challenge to families who oppose it is the rapidity with which it is imposed on unsuspecting seniors and families as well as younger adults with disabilities. A plenary guardianship can strip a person of all their rights and money within a day or two of the initiation of the secret proceedings which lead to emergency temporary guardianships. Those proceedings can be initiated by almost anyone with or without proper [- more...]

One brief glimpse of what is terribly wrong in Probate Courts

October 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2019/09/30/watchdog–in-short-hearing–fierle-given-guardianship-over-patient In this brief audio, listen to how court insiders lie with abandon, chuckle about it, cut every imaginable corner and railroad an innocent man into a guardianship that would ultimately cost him his [- more...]

Ohio: Sterilization judge denied quash in elder guardian racketeering lawsuit

October 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

OHIO – The Honorable Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge  Sherrie Miday denied Lorain County Probate Judge James T. Walther’s motion to quash last week in response to a forlorn husband’s request for  his wife’s adult guardianship records, according to a press release. “The  court hereby orders that an in-camera inspection is to be conducted to determine relevancy to the allegations in this complaint per the request  of the movant,” wrote Judge Miday in her Sept. [- more...]

State of Florida sued for trafficking and abuse of elderly under guardianship

September 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

SAN ANTONIO –  A group of adult children sued the state of Florida’s governor and attorney general in Florida Northern District Court, alleging that, under court appointed guardianship, their parents’ estate, assets, 401k funds, social security money, jewelry, cars and homes are being stolen. After all is liquidated or redistributed, the senior citizens under these alleged unconstitutional court appointed guardianships are starved, denied medical care or prescribed high doses of [- more...]

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...]

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...]
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