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Video: AAAPG Member uncovers the abuse of her mother

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our member Julie London Ferguson in interviewed by her local ABC News affiliate in Sarasota revealing how her mother, Marise London, has been abused and exploited in Guardianship Julie’s interview with ABC News can be watched on our YouTube channel by clicking on this [- more...]

Florida: Elder guardianship — A well-oiled machine

September 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

At 89, Marie Winkelman has long considered herself a fortunate woman — even though she lost her entire family except for one cousin in the Holocaust, was widowed twice and has no children. Her brave odyssey from wartime Poland to the United States would appear to have ended happily, with a comfortable retirement in Sarasota. But Winkelman’s faith in a nation that had been kind to her was shaken in July 2013, when she was stripped of her civil rights and declared a ward of the state of [- more...]

Florida: Judge calls for scrutiny of guardianship case

August 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sarasota Herald-Tribune By Barbara Peters Smith Published: Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:43 p.m. SARASOTA – A circuit judge appointed an independent court monitor on Friday to investigate the case of a Siesta Key resident and former art gallery owner who has spent the last two and a half years under the control of a professional guardianship, after attorneys for her daughter argued that the hasty procedure making her a ward of the court was a violation of due process. Facts ABOUT THE SERIES [- more...]

Opinion: To Florida Gov Rick Scott – Thank you may not be enough

June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Thank you may not be enough Last night Gov. Rick Scott of the great state of Florida did something that no other governor in this country has done to date. He demonstrated his sincere and abiding concern for the welfare of the citizens of the State of Florida. He took a courageous position to override the petty, banal, greedy, illegitimate business as usual attitude of others in elected office who are content to continue to look the other way as innocent victims of Florida’s deep dark [- more...]

Breaking news: Florida Gov Scott vetoes appropriation to Lutheran Services

June 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Florida Gov. Rick Scott vetoed the $750,000.00 appropriation going to Lutheran Services Florida. Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) is the company holding several Floridians hostage under Guardianship laws, including AAAPG member Julie London Ferguson’s mother, Marise Ferguson. Ferguson states that Gov Scott’s veto “sends a message that Florida is recognizing that the Guardianship system was created to help indigents in need, not our wealthier sector who had their advanced [- more...]