Government Accountability Office

White Paper–It’s the Judges and here is why

January 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Why Don’t Guardianship Abuse Complaints Ever Result In Meaningful Reform? The bureaucratic response to decades of complaints about the physical and financial abuse generated from guardianships is worth studying if for no other reason than to focus our attention on the federal money and tactics that have yet bring about significant reform. The most fundamental function of government is the protection of its citizens and their rights and the property they own, the foundational differences [- more...]

How the Daughter of One of America’s Most Beloved Actors and Others Are Calling for Change

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Asbury Park Press Investigations Team ran a shocking four-part series exploring guardianship abuse. “Betrayal of Trust: Stealing From Seniors” features the story of a New Jersey elder law attorney and court-appointed guardian who stole millions of dollars from over 16 wards under her supervision, including seniors in their 80s and 90s. The court-appointed guardian threw some elderly wards into nursing homes and sold the wards’ homes. She even changed their wills to [- more...]