Judge Steals Millions

August 21, 2018 Edmund Burke 0

ALBANY – Former Guilderland Town Judge Richard Sherwood pleaded guilty Monday to charges related to a scheme to steal more than $11 million from family trusts, according to a statement by New York Attorney General […]

Attorney Admits: Fresno Officials Targeted Estates

July 17, 2018 Edmund Burke 0

Fresno County paid off 52 families in Public Administrator thefts 75% of County Department indicted. BY MARC BENJAMIN (mbenjamin@fresnobee.com) Fresno County spent $156,000 to pay off estates of dead people and their relatives whose possessions […]

Victims Beg While Probate Attorney Parties

July 3, 2018 Edmund Burke 0

Nashville Tennessee Via WSMV Channel 4 Posted by Liz Lohuis Is Allmän Playing with Probate Funds? Andy Allman was arrested on 28 counts alleging crimes of theft from clients and practicing without a law license. […]

Financial Abuser Gets 2+ years

December 12, 2017 pershing 0

Sioux Falls man sentenced for financial elder abuse Danielle Ferguson, dbferguson@argusleader.comPublished 9:58 a.m. CT Nov. 7, 2017 Buy Photo (Photo: Argus Leader Media) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE A Sioux Falls man was sentenced to prison this week for […]

JP Morgan Guilty of Fraud

December 8, 2017 pershing 0

Litigators of the Week: How 3 Dallas Lawyers Nailed JPMorgan Chase With $4 Billion in Punitive Damages Probate court trials usually involve fights between heirs over minor amounts of money and property. But three Dallas […]

Lawyer Arrested for Trust Theft

November 30, 2017 pershing 0

WBIW » News » Local Indianapolis Attorney, Special Needs Trust Fund Trustee Arrested On Lawrence County Theft Warrant Updated December 16, 2016 5:34 PM | Filed under: Crime  Print    Archive    RSS (BEDFORD) – An arrest has been made after the launch of an […]

Courts Strip Rights; Drain Funds

October 3, 2017 Edmund Burke 0

How judges, probate attorneys, and guardianship orgs abuse the vulnerable  By Michael Barajas e Photos by Michael Barajas Joy Powers woke from a horrific car wreck to find she’d been appointed a guardian and stripped […]

Feds Nail Probate Firm for 16 Million

September 19, 2017 pershing 0

Jury hits lawyers with $16.4M for doing senior wrong in guardianship By John Pacenti – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Originally Posted: 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 04, 2017 Highlights Jury says attorneys for guardian mismanged […]

Probate Lawyers Drained Estate

September 14, 2017 pershing 0

Oil Exec’s Son Wins $16M Against 2 Attys Over Estate Work By Dave Simpson Law360, New York (July 28, 2017, 11:10 PM EDT) — A Florida federal jury Friday awarded the son of a deceased Texas […]

Man Convicted of Elder Financial Abuse

July 10, 2017 pershing 0

Sioux Falls man convicted of forgery for financial elder abuse Trevor Mitchell, tmitchell@argusleader.comPublished 7:44 a.m. CT June 21, 2017 | Updated 7:45 a.m. CT June 21, 2017 Buy Photo (Photo: Argus Leader) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE A Sioux […]

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