Legislation

New Florida G Ship Law Signed by Governor

June 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2020/06/19/desantis-signs-florida-guardianship-bill-into-law DeSantis Signs Florida Guardianship Bill Into Law, Expanding Oversight of Program By Greg Angel Florida PUBLISHED 4:02 PM ET Jun. 19, 2020 ORLANDO, Fla. — Added protections for Floridians under guardianship, inspired in part by Spectrum News’s nearly yearlong investigation into Florida’s problem-plagued guardianship program, are now state law.   What You Need To Know Florida [- more...]

Senate Hearing and our great challenge

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

November 28, 2018   Dear Friends After almost a decade of intensive personal study and advocacy, after the horrific experience of being personally victimized by the guardianship racket, after years of conversations and the exchange of countless ideas to fight this corrupt system with dozens of well-meaning and highly motivated activists, after succeeding in actually changing the laws in the state of Florida, after publishing countless articles on the subject, after writing a comprehensive [- more...]

Did you know?

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

As a result of an increased awareness of the issues in professional guardianships brought brought about by AAAPG, other advocacy groups and dedicated citizens around the country, there is a lot of light being shone on the exploitation of seniors in guardianship and what to do about it. In Nevada a police officer. Lt. James Melton has been arrested for conspiring with notorious guardian April Parks to run her infamous racket exploiting the elderly and their families in Las Vegas. Also, [- more...]

Defund Probate, don’t defend it!

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

DEFUND FLORIDA PROBATE COURT The Palm Beach Post has done a wonderful job of exposing fatal flaws in Probate court in Palm Beach County that are reflective of identical crises throughout the State. Given the countless complaints and news stories  about abusive probate guardianships in the State of Florida, there should remain no doubt whatsoever that this court-based process originally designed to protect innocent vulnerable has devolved, in a surprisingly high percentage of cases, into a [- more...]

Florida: Guardianship ‘Fix’ Heads To Governor’s Desk

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Kate Payne A slate of changes to Florida’s guardianship law is heading to the governor’s desk. The updates legislators want are meant to protect some of the state’s most vulnerable residents, but critics worry they’re missing the mark. Florida’s guardianship laws outline how someone is deemed legally incapable of handling their own affairs. Ultimately, finances and end of life issues can all be overseen by a guardian. Here’s St. Petersburg Democrat Ben Diamond explaining how [- more...]

Florida: Guardianship reform thwarted by Judge’s wife

April 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

By John Pacenti/Palm Beach Post After years of lobbying state legislators, peppering them with horror stories about incapacitated seniors trapped in court-ordered guardianships, advocates thought they had a solution in hand. Lawmakers passed a bill in the 2016 session that would for the first time give Florida the power to regulate professional guardians appointed by judges to control the finances and the medical care of some of the state’s most vulnerable people. No longer would families [- more...]
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