A collection of White Papers about Guardianship, written by Dr. Sam Sugar and other AAAPG member-contributing writers.
Originally published in 2015 Juliette Fairley has had her article on the looting of Wards’ financial accounts by their Guardians, the guardians’ attorneys, and the Courts – to the tune of $16 BILLION annually – picked up by @MSN and put on the front page of their Money section. Contributing to this article are AAAPG founder Dr. Sam Sugar, as well as Kristi Hood, author of newly-published and informative Probate Pirates. “These numbers indicate how the [- more...]
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...]
What is it about abusive guardianship that makes it so repulsive? Over the years we have documented and revealed how predators in probate equity courts across the country have taken advantage of the laws that are designed to protect the most vulnerable among us and use them to enrich themselves while committing atrocities against the very people they are sworn to protect. Listening to as many as four or five new stories every day on our hotline makes it difficult to step back and reflect [- more...]
An emerging perspective From the number of calls I receive daily from guardianship victims from across the country, it appears that the guardianship racket is working overtime creating more victims, more destroyed families and more profit for itself. I find myself spending hours every day explaining how the broken equity probate system is constructed and how it routinely destroys anyone who dares object to it. Trouble is, absent personal experience with the racket, no one can understand [- more...]
Our Social Compact with America–FAILED Every American citizen lives with the implicit understanding that there exists a promise from our elected Government to abide by the ideals and covenants memorialized in our founding documents and refined by the statutes and rules under which we all live and executed by duly elected officials who swear to protect the Constitution and laws. To enjoy the benefits of government, we voluntarily give up certain liberties and freedoms trusting that our [- more...]
We began asking about questions guardianship many years ago. Many have been discussed on these pages. Each of us has tried to understand how what is so obviously a racket can flourish and metastasize in a country like America. Every one of our thousands of known victims has struggled to comprehend how their loved ones could be so abjectly abused by a system allegedly designed to protect them. Abused, isolated, exploited and neglected lonely seniors no doubt wonder why their families have been [- more...]