Feds Charge Chicago Probate Judge

October 11, 2017 pershing 0

CHICAGO (CBS) — The lawyer for indicted Cook County Judge Jessica Arong O’Brien accused federal prosecutors Thursday of unfairly targeting his client because of her job. Ricardo Meza made the claim in court while arguing […]

Probate Lawyer Gets Jail

October 7, 2017 pershing 0

September 13, 2017: Vermont:  Via Burlington Free Press:(Elizabeth Murray) A former Winooski lawyer will serve 14 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to mail fraud. U.S. District Court Judge J. Garvan Murtha handed down the […]

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 Target Mail Fraud In Estate

September 26, 2017 Edmund Burke 0

By Mary Clarkin Posted Jul 8, 2017 at 3:43 PMUpdated Jul 8, 2017 at 3:43 PM The federal jury trial of the former office helper who said she found a document leaving the bulk of Hays multimillionaire Earl O. Field’s estate to her is scheduled […]

More Probate Trouble in Tennessee

September 21, 2017 pershing 0

Grand jury indicts attorney Andy Allman on 28 counts August 14, 2017 (Hendersonville Standard) Andy Allman The Sumner County Grand Jury has indicted attorney Andy L. Allman in a 28-count sealed indictment alleging crimes of […]

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 […]

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