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. […]

Problems In Vermont’s Probate Guardian Programs

June 17, 2018 Edmund Burke 0

Who Is Watching Vermont’s Legal Guardians? From:  Seven Days:  Vermont’s Independent Voice By TAYLOR DOBBS @TAYLORDOBB Bruce Thomas and two of his siblings waged a costly court battle for eight years, alleging that their brother […]

Jury Awards $8.5 Million in Nevada Probate Fraud

December 30, 2017 Edmund Burke 0

Court Guardian Used Power to “Kidnap” Elderly Couple Darcy Spears 5:41 PM, Nov 21, 2017 6:36 PM, Nov 21, 2017 LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – $8.5 million dollars. It’s a figure almost impossible to fathom 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 […]

Probate Lawyer Admits Purgery

December 5, 2017 pershing 0

Probate Attorney Admits He Lied to Grand Jury John Young leaves the Tom Green County Courthouse Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (LIVE! Photo/Joe Hyde)  By Yantis Green | Oct. 31, 2017 7:27 pm SAN ANGELO, TX […]

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 […]

Lawyer Bilks Million+ from Grandmother

August 24, 2017 pershing 0

Denver, Colorado KUSA – A Jefferson County jury found Denver attorney Glenn Gregory, 55, guilty of thirteen theft-related counts for bilking his 89-year-old step-grandmother, Martha Villano, out of $1.3 million.   The money was taken […]