Judge’s recusal

New Mexico: Plaintiff in guardianship case wants the judge to step aside

May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Colleen Heild / Journal Investigative Reporter Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 12:05am The daughter of a deceased Albuquerque author suing a commercial guardian and conservator firm is questioning the impartiality of the judge in the case, citing in part his appearance in April with representatives of the guardianship industry at an Albuquerque Lawyers Club panel discussion. Attorneys for Leonie Rosenstiel are asking District Judge Alan Malott to recuse himself from presiding over her lawsuit [- more...]

Florida: Judge, wife benefit from frail seniors’ money, Part 1

January 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The first in a series of articles from Florida’s Palm Beach Post, written by John Pacenti, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer, and produced by Kristyn Wellesley and Gurman Bhatia The savings of incapacitated seniors flow into the household of Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Martin Colin. This occurs courtesy of Colin’s wife — Elizabeth “Betsy” Savitt. She serves as a professional guardian, appointed by judges to make decisions for adults who no longer can take care of themselves. Savitt [- more...]