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Media Advisory: AAAPG applauds US Justice Dept’s Elder Fraud Sweep

March 14, 2019 // 1 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dr. Sam Sugar (855) 913-5337 x101; info@aaapg.net   JUSTICE DEPARTMENT’S ELDER FRAUD SWEEP APPLAUDED BY AMERICANS AGAINST ABUSIVE PROBATE GUARDIANSHIP Victims’ Advocates in all 50 States Welcome Investigations Against Vulnerable Adults   (Ft. Lauderdale, FL – March 14, 2019)   Speaking on behalf of the Board of the non-profit Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship (AAAPG), president and founder Dr. Sam Sugar applauded the US Justice [- more...]

U.S. Department of Justice looking into Guardianship Abuse

July 27, 2017 // 12 Comments

The moment a judge signs the order for an involuntary guardianship they have designated your loved one “disabled”.  These individuals are protected by the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1993 and the Olmstead Act provision enacted in 1999 to protect those unlawfully institutionalized and isolated.  Most adult guardianship adjudicating courts completely ignore these obligations.  These violations provide federal authorities the opportunity to step in and demand [- more...]

Rhode Island: Richmond probate judge asks whether lawyers are taking too much from woman’s estate

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Tom Mooney Journal Staff Writer RICHMOND, R.I. — A contested probate case is raising questions about how a 90-year-old woman from Ohio became involuntarily committed to a Rhode Island assisted-living facility. The case of Rita Cole, of Cincinnati, has attracted the attention of an advocacy group called the Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship, which — along with a relative and friend of Cole’s — alleges that a court-appointed guardian had Cole committed to a Providence [- more...]