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Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Martin Colin

Florida: The Judge’s wife, a frequent court-appointed guardian

January 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

 A Note from Dr. Sam Sugar, founder, AAAPG:  This is the tip of the iceberg. The guardians hire the most expensive lawyers with the most intimate knowledge of  every quirk in the law to represent them (at the ward’s expense of course) because without the lawyers having their back, the guardians would not have the “chutzpah” to attempt of this sort of malfeasance–even if your husband is a probate judge and the judge who hands you all your cases is his buddy and your [- more...]

Florida: Chief judge presided over guardian’s divorce while judges take vacations together, Part 5

January 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The fifth 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 Read Judge, wife benefit from frail seniors’ money, Part 1, here. Read Judge’s history of debt: Foreclosures, IRS liens, Part 2, here. Read Judge appears to routinely violate Florida Judicial Code of Conduct , Part 3, here. Read Attorney – ‘Courts have allowed this culture’, Part 4, here. Colin [- more...]

Florida: Attorney – ‘Courts have allowed this culture’, Part 4

January 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The forth 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 Read Judge, wife benefit from frail seniors’ money, Part 1, here. Read Judge’s history of debt: Foreclosures, IRS liens, Part 2, here. Read Judge appears to routinely violate Florida Judicial Code of Conduct , Part 3, here.   The conflict created for Colin by his wife working as a professional guardian [- more...]

Florida: “Judge’s history of debt: Foreclosures, IRS liens” Part 2

January 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The second 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 Read Judge, wife benefit from frail seniors’ money, Part 1, here. How do you convince a god he is wrong? The nation as a whole is beset by unscrupulous guardians, some of whom have been charged with crimes. Florida passed its first effort at reform last legislative session, including applying criminal penalties [- 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...]
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