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Michigan: The Lawyer Who Sued the State of Michigan

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Linda Arters experienced restricted visits with her legally blind and cognitively impaired mother Rosalyn B. Arters, who was allegedly surreptitiously relocated from Florida and eventually guardianized in Boulder County, Colorado. “I attribute her death to the fact that she was continually denied proper medical care by the guardian,” Arters said. Rosalyn Arters was among the 1.3 million adults that the National Center for State Courts has ventured to guess are under the thumb of a family or [- more...]

National: How Michigan’s Retirement Fraud battle will help you

July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Juliette Fairley When Shelley Thomson fell ill earlier this year with potassium deficiency and called 911, she didn’t expect her life to change so drastically. Formerly, the 75-year-old lived freely in a home in New Braunfels, Texas, inherited from a parent. The retired stock broker now resides in a bedroom with bars on the window in a locked facility. It was a guardianship imposed upon Thomson on May 23 that resulted in her becoming a ward of the state. Currently, the Texas Health and [- more...]

Washington state: Was state AG Annette Hayes forced to resign?

January 28, 2019 // 1 Comment

Seattle, WA January 27st, 2019 – The Trump Administration, directly after taking office, asked U.S. Attorneys across the country to submit their resignations.  As a matter of routine, politically-appointed U.S. Attorneys submit letters of resignation after a change of administration.  In March of 2017, the Trump administration selected Brian Moran as Annette Hayes’ replacement for the Western District. But when Hayes, the recently departed U.S. Attorney for the Western District was asked [- more...]

The Truth About Custody Battles Involving the Aging

August 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

From The Medium, by NYC-based actress and journalist, as well as AAAPG member, Juliette Fairley. On May 15, 2018, federal judge Lee H. Rosenthal in Houston issued a landmark ruling allowing a wrongful death lawsuit to proceed against the $500,000 public official bond of state probate judge Christine Butts in Harris County. The claim against Judge Butts’ bond was brought to the Southern District federal court of Texas by Sherry Johnston who alleges Judge Butts turned a blind eye to the [- more...]

National: The Truth About Custody Battles Involving the Aging

July 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

On May 15, 2018, federal judge Lee H. Rosenthal in Houston issued a landmark ruling allowing a wrongful death lawsuit to proceed against the $500,000 public official bond of state probate judge Christine Butts in Harris County. The claim against Judge Butts’ bond was brought to the Southern District federal court of Texas by Sherry Johnston who alleges Judge Butts turned a blind eye to the preventable decline of her aging mother Willie Jo Mills while she was a ward of the State of Texas under [- more...]

Announcing Book Release

April 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

  Book Release–“Guardianships and the Elderly-The Perfect Crime” Dear Friends The long awaited release of my book “Guardianships and the Elderly-The Perfect Crime” will be in less than a week. It is the result of over two years of intense research and effort. The book is a comprehensive review of the current state of the Professional Guardianship “system” in America today, revealing the motives, methods and procedures that lead to the [- more...]

New Mexico Bust Belies US Elder Guardian Crisis

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Juliette Fairley Friday, 01 Sep 2017 04:50 PM Current | Bio | Archive While the founders of Ayudando Guardians Inc. (Ayudando) defend themselves against charges of conspiracy, fraud, theft and money laundering, elder advocates nationwide contend that the offenses uncovered in New Mexico this year are not isolated incidents. “There’s more to this story than meets the eye,” said Dr. Sam Sugar, founder of the Florida-based Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship (AAAPG), a [- more...]

Florida: Judge rules guardian can’t bond out of jail with suspected clients’ money

July 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note:  Long-time Florida guardian Fernando Gutierrez was arrested in late June 2017, on suspicions of using his clients’ money to fund his personal expenses (where have we recently heard these same accusations? New Mexico, perhaps. Or was it Nevada?) It was a very different Gutierrez who appeared before a judge in Florida, than the cocky, arrogant guardian who debated AAAPG Founder, Dr Sam Sugar, on Oct 19, 2015. CLEARWATER, Fla. – Professional guardian Fernando [- more...]

Books: “Guardianships & The Elderly: The Perfect Crime”

April 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written by AAAPG founder Dr Sam J Sugar, “Guardianships & The Elderly: The Perfect Crime” blows the lid off Judicial & Attorney corruption as routinely experienced by victims of guardianship. Pre-order your copy now from Amazon; available in bookstores in May 2018. About “Guardianship and the Elderly”: Imagine a system of justice in this country that strips its citizens of their Constitutional rights, voids their existing legal documents, gives others the right to spend their [- more...]
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