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PART 4: LAWYERS CHARGED WITH FLEECING ELDER MARVIN SIEGEL OUT OF MILLIONS…NOW SEEK TO GET HIS DAUGHTER DISBARRED

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BOSTON BROADSIDE CITED IN COMPLAINT TO BAR COUNSEL

PART 4

 

by Lonnie Brennan

“High-powered lawyers” is an understatement to describe the North Shore powerhouse of attorneys who have been accused of isolating and medicating retired Attorney Marvin H. Siegel of Boxford, Mass. in order to liquidate his estimated $7 million estate.

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

Mr. Siegel has been held as a virtual hostage in his own home, with 24/7 round-the-clock “guards” (medical providers), who, according to one of his daughters, have isolated the 89-year old from close family members for the past five years. Mr. Siegel was placed on lock-down through a court decree of unlimited powers granted to Attorney Brian T. Cuffe, courtesy of Judge Susan D. Ricci (who wrote the order while the presiding judge was on vacation in Italy).

Mr. Siegel’s nightmare is complicated, but highlights are contained in Parts 1, 2, and 3 in prior issues of The Boston Broadside.  In summary, he was involuntarily committed to a psychiatric facility (Whittier Pavilion in Haverhill, Mass.) by a doctor at Beverly Hospital, following a questionable ambulance transport from his house to the hospital. His evaluation was for potential Alzheimer’s onset. It has been charged that Brian Nagle of BNY Mellon, which held the bulk of Mr. Siegel’s multi-million dollar estate, dispatched Atty. Edward Tarlow and his associate Catherine Watson to the psychiatric facility where, according to Mr. Siegel’s attorney daughter, Lisa Siegel Belanger, Mr. Siegel s was administered drugs and lied to, and unwittingly signed away years of careful, deliberate family and estate planning documentation.

Mr. Siegel later experienced a second involuntary commitment at Merrimack Valley Hospital half-a-year later, the daughter charges, after the newly signed documents were used by Attorney Cuffe to further drug and control the senior. The details of that commitment are noted in prior issues of this newspaper. Nightmare is a gentle term to describe the “legal kidnapping,” medication, isolation, and subsequent liquidation of Mr. Siegel’s life-estate.

KAZAROSIAN STRIKES BACK AGAINST DAUGHTER

High-profile Attorney Marsha V. Kazarosian, along with Attorneys Cuffe, James E. Feld, and Thomas J. Barbar, have collectively filed a complaint to the Office of the Bar Counsel, Board of Bar Overseers (B.B.O.) of the Supreme Judicial Court in Boston for “professional misconduct” on the part of daughter Lisa Siegel Belanger, who has fought the high-financed lawyers tooth and nail for five years. More

Briefs Reveal More Shocking Behavior in Rucki Case.

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In separate response briefs to pro se attorneys, the Dakota County Prosecutor’s Office has acknowledged jury tampering, misdirected an allegation of witness tampering, and refused to respond to address all allegations of judicial misconduct in the Rucki case.

The briefs from Dakota County Prosecutor James Backstrom were in response to briefs filed by Dede Evavold and Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, both representing themselves.

Evavold has been representing herself after the state ruled her too well off to receive an attorney while Grazzini-Rucki was represented but was so disgusted by her attorney’s brief that she filed one on her own.

Her attorney, Steven Russett, who was provided by the Minnesota Appellate Public Defender’s Office, did not respond to an email and voicemail for comment.

In the most startling admission, the prosecutors acknowledge- responding to Grazzini-Rucki- that a reporter approached the jury while they were in a common area during a lunch break and asked if any wanted to be interviewed when the trial ended.

The reporter’s name is Laura Adelmann, who works for the Sun Current, the hometown newspaper of Lakeville, Minnesota, where the Rucki’s live. “There was one occasion during trial in which it was it was reported to Judge Asphaug that a reporter (I.E. Laura Adelmann) had approached the jurors while they were eating in the common area of the courthouse and asked if she could interview them after the trial was over.” Backstrom’s brief stated.

This incident occurred on Friday July 18, 2016, while the trial was ongoing, and on Monday July 21, 2016, Judge Asphaug issued this statement to the court gallery. More

The Whistleblower Summit for Human Rights July 27 & 28, 2017 Washington DC

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Our panel will be one of two dealing with judicial integrity (or the lack, thereof)

Marti Oakley: Moderator ~ Host of TS Radio/Blogtalk Publisher of the PPJ Gazette 

Danny Tate:   Nationally recognized expert on conservatorship fraud. Legislative liason for National Association to Stop Guardian Abuse (NASGADanny Tate on Facebook

Author of  “Fugitive From Injustice”

Jean Kasem :   A personal experience:   How potential financial profiting drives the system. The importance of documenting everything! Jean Kasem on Facebook

Brian Kinter:   Judicial Accountability Movement (JAM) Is a professional, politically neutral, national activist organization headquartered in Springfield, Ohio. Working towards a system of fairness that benefits all, by ensuring a fair, unbiased, competent and responsible judicial system, and accountability of and from our judiciary.

 

Free Genevieve Bush…..Prisoner of for-profit guardianship

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Her identity stolen from her by professional predators, isolated from her family and friends for no good cause, Genevieve Bush remains a prisoner of Park Lane Nursing Home in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Published on Jul 3, 2017

Fraudulent Guardianship – July 4, 2017, Older Americans are being subjected to losing all their rights under false pretense perpetrated by Administrative Courts. Genevieve Bush had all her advanced directives in place but has been locked up in nursing homes for two years without any due process and never a day in court.

TS Radio: Professional Predatory Guardians: The perfect job for psychopaths?

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Daughters Charge “Criminal Enterprise” Within the Mass. Probate & Family Court System –

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PART 3:  ISOLATE, MEDICATE, LIQUIDATE:  How to Fleece a Senior

Seek to Shut Down Drugging, Embezzlement, Fleecing of Seniors  ̶  Judge Denies Hearing

by Lonnie Brennan

Marvin H. Siegel is 88 years old. Five years ago, a home health aide dialed 911 and Mr. Siegel was transported to Beverly Hospital. He was subsequently locked up involuntarily in a Whittier Pavilion psychiatric ward according to court filings. Why the health aide called 911 remains a matter of controversy. Mr. Siegel’s daughters charge that their father was snatched up as part of a standard operating procedure amongst certain lawyers and their accomplices. The goal: to begin the process of isolating, medicating, and liquidating their father’s $6 million estate.

Photo: Defendant Attorney Cuffe

And the daughters believe they’ve found the equivalent of a “smoking gun”: a call to Whittier by one of the lawyers accused of stealing Mr. Siegel’s money and entries in the Whittier computer system occurring days before the grab, as the daughters claim in court exhibits. Court filings state that their father was administered drugs at Whittier and while drugged, he was misled to believe that his family was trying to steal his money and – while under the influence of these mind-altering drugs – lawyers convinced the confused elder to affix his signature to documents which stripped away decades of careful, deliberate family estate planning instruments, and stripped the senior from control of his millions.

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Twilight of the Courts: The Elusive Search for Justice in the American Police State

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This commentary is also available at www.rutherford.org.

By John W. Whitehead
June 5, 2017

“As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air – however slight – lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness.”—Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas We have entered a new regime and it’s called the American police state. More

TS Radio: 65 minutes: a tale of torture and murder in guardianship.

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TS Radio: Danny Tate on board! You know this will be good!!

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Join us this evening, May 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm CST!

You have no rights! You are a “Ward of the state”

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We will be taking calls the 2nd hour.  If you call in and wish to speak, press #1 immediately when Blogtalk answers.

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Danny Tate will join the show as co-host at least once a month.  We will be covering guardian abuse, conservator abuse, corrupt courts and judges and whatever else pops up that needs to be talked about. 

We cannot continue to go back to the same organizations, political operatives and “stakeholders” who created and facilitate this system of human trafficking for profit and expect them to change it.  We need new ideas, fresh approaches and individuals willing to work as a team to effect a change. 

We have seen several supposed corrective bills both state and federal that do nothing to protect individuals from the predators that access this system, that do nothing but further secure this system.  We need ideas, input, and an end to this predatory system.  We are up against a well funded and well connected system that is nothing less than organized crime.  Its up to us to change it!

We will be taking calls during the 2nd hour of this show if you have questions, comments or suggestions on how to proceed. 

To contact us: tsrad1@outlook.com

Massachusetts Bill H3027….Objective? To cloak financial exploitation of the elderly

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Comment:  If ever there was a valid reason for disbarring the BAR, making it unlawful for individuals in this closed union to assemble or to attempt to influence laws affecting the public, Massachusetts H 3027 surely has to be one of those reasons. MJO

 

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Note to Mr. Harshbarger: What exactly is “ordinary negligence?”

The first thing we need to clarify is that probate tribunals (and these are tribunals) operate only under a intentionally constructed system of statutes, rules and regulations that exist only to avoid the common law and access to courts of law. You cannot use the Constitutions, neither state or federal to defend yourself from the predatory activities of these tribunals and the predators who access them for the specific purpose of exploitation and self-enrichment. You have no rights in these tribunals. You have no protections.

Gloucester Times

Harshbarger on Monday asked the Judiciary Committee to throw its support behind a bill that would establish a state office of adult guardianship as a public-private partnership that would handle the appointment of guardians for adults who cannot make their own legal decisions and lack family, friends or access to volunteers who could step into the role.”

At issue is the bill H 3027 currently in the Massachusetts Judiciary Committee. What is clearly a bill meant to legitimize and provide immunity for the predators in the guardianship-for-profit system, the former AG of Massachusetts, Mr. Harshbarger, now newly installed with the Boston lawfirm of Casner & Edwards, is hawking this bill which has no other purpose than to provide protection to the predators.

The first question we all need to ask is:

Who comprises the private part of this so-called “public/private partnership” (ppp)? And why would they be willing to fund a public agency that will supposedly only cost the state about $400 thousand a year to operate?

Sounds tantalizing doesn’t it?! Doesn’t it just give you the warm fuzzies to think there are actually individuals out there who are so altruistic, so philanthropic, that they would fund a public agency dedicated to protecting vulnerable people while saving the state a bucket of money at the same time!! Does it get any better than this? Apparently it does if you are part of the system!

Not so fast.

From Section 3 (c) in the bill: More

ISOLATE, MEDICATE, LIQUIDATE: How to Fleece a Senior

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PART 2 – UPDATE NOTES

Warning to Seniors: Rich or Poor, You’re Worth a LOT to Lawyers, Courts, and Service Agencies!

by Lonnie Brennan

In our prior edition, we briefly outlined how retired Boxford attorney  had established a plethora of detailed estate planning documentation with the intention of protecting his approximately $9 million estate from predators, interlopers and other nasties.

Mr. Siegel failed.

He specifically failed to consider one important fact: At any time, a gaggle of lawyers, with the aid of friendly Massachusetts judges, can almost seamlessly have an elderly gentleman declared a ward of the state, and swoop in and begin to draw off his assets.

We’ve collected quite a lot of documents since last month, with details on just some of the billings of Attorneys Brian Cuffe, Marsha Kazarosian, James Feld, and others. Billings of sometimes in excess of $200,000 per year, and collectively resulting in the draining of millions from the estate.

The beef: two of Mr. Siegel’s daughters – one a lawyer – were named by Mr. Siegel to take over the custody of his estate in the event of illness, but instead, were cast aside by the courts, and others were given full control.

To the right, a few of the photographs printed here show the drilling of Mr. Siegel’s safety deposit box, Attorney Feld counting the content’s money, Feld and Kazarosian taking a break at approximately one-third of the way going through the cash and contents, then the pair packing things up after more than 4 hours and 30 minutes of documenting the valuables.

But this opening of the box and cataloguing of the contents was just one of many measures allowed by the courts to place the assets of Mr. Siegel in the control of court-appointed guardians for Mr. Siegel.

At press time, a further appeal by Mr. Siegel’s daughters on the draining of their father’s accounts by court-appointed lawyers and others, was denied.

Most interesting, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly announced an award for Kazarosian, complete with a video of her, alongside an article terming the daughter’s appeals too confusing and wordy to comprehend.

The despicable actions inflicted on Mr. Siegel were not just directed to draining his lifetime of accumulated wealth. In an upcoming issue we’ll provide extensive details of how the state-appointees even terminated Mr. Siegel’s regular doctors and caregivers … stay tuned.  ¨

 

S 178..Another fluff and buff bill that will NOT protect the elderly from predators

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Reading this bill made it abundantly clear that no one is about to upset the apple cart when it comes the continuing exploitation of vulnerable people at the hands of the BAR Association, The National Guardianship Association, The College of Probate Judges and assorted other stakeholders who have a vested financial interest in keeping this predatory system running.  S 178 contains absolutely not one thing that will stop or hold accountable those who exploit other human beings for financial gain.  This bill is an insult to many of us who have fought against this system for years.

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Dear Senators: Mr. GRASSLEY(for himself, Mr. BLUMENTHAL, Mr. TILLIS, Ms. KLOBUCHAR,

Mr. CORNYN, Mr. LEAHY, Mr. BENNET, and Mrs. FEINSTEIN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary :

https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/S.178.pdf

S 178 To prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system’s response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases.

I have just completed an in-depth examination of S 178 that is supposedly going to finally address the issues of elder exploitation, including financial, emotional and physical abuse and the ongoing theft of assets from the elderly and the disabled, by predators of all kinds. Also at risk are individuals who have inherited or, who stand to inherit trust funds or other financial instruments. Any one can be targeted in this system if a professional predator operating as “guardian” or, “attorney” decides that the victim has assets that can be stolen under the protection of a probate or family court.

Questions that should have been asked, but were not:

Q: Why should being declared a ward of the state render you dead in the law?

A: Because Probate courts become active only upon presentation of the death certificate. The estate is either testate, or intestate. The declaration of “ward” is the defacto death certificate of the living person.

Q: Why is it necessary to immediately strip the living (dead) person of all natural rights and liberties?

A: This stripping of all rights and protections allows the predators and the probate administrator unfettered access to assets. The living (dead) person’s identity is assumed by the predators as are the assets. The victim is now deprived of the right to due process or to mount a defensive action against the predators.

Q: Why is there not one state or federal law, prohibiting the stripping of Constitutional rights and protections especially in the case of probate of the living person?

A: Because all of the statutes are written by the BAR Association and other vested stakeholders such as The National Guardianship Association and the College of Probate Judges. The individual rights have to be taken away to leave them defenseless. Without these protections in place, they have no right to challenge the predators.

Q: What was included in S 178 that could have conceivably been interpreted to address the ongoing assault on elderly individuals targeted, to facilitate the theft of the estate?

A: Nothing

Q: What provisions were included in S 178 for sighting crimes committed against the victims by professional predators? Who would enforce prosecuting those crimes? What enforcement enabling provision was included?

A: NONE

Another bill to make it look like they are doing something

S 178 To prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the

justice system’s response to victims in elder abuse and

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Another Government Shutdown Shakedown? (Yawn!)

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It made absolutely no difference who won the 2016 presidential election. We can vote all we want, but the flight plan doesn’t change. We are being steered to a predetermined end with the only difference being which road we take to get there. This translates into …who will be allowed to profit most from the journey? We already know who will pay the bill.

Trump’s biggest problem was and is that he thought he was actually going to be running things…he’d be the “boss”. He’s obviously had his butt handed to him and now has back peddled on EVERY campaign promise he made. And we are just verging in the end of the first 100 days of his administration.

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Here we go again. The threat of a so-called “government shutdown”. IF only that would happen on a level beneficial to the country. But it won’t. Nothing that affects the daily grinding of federal agencies as they mismanage employees, programs and massive amounts of money will be affected. Both houses of congress will continue to gather and to collect their pay checks, their golden fleece insurance perks and, bribery from special interests hand delivered by lobbyists. Of course, we don’t dare call it bribery; we call it “campaign donations”, “political contributions” and other euphemisms meant to disguise the pay-to-play business of government.

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/blog/2013/10/01/whats-affected-government-shutdown

Checking a list of government agencies affected in 2013 and 2015, it is apparent that the only people and agencies affected to any degree, are low-level staffers and even lower level employees of agencies.

A sample from that list:

  • Vital services that ensure seniors and young children have access to healthy food and meals may not have sufficient Federal funds to serve all beneficiaries in an extended lapse.
  • Call centers, hotlines and regional offices that help veterans understand their benefits will close to the public.
  • And, veterans’ compensation, pension, education and other benefits could be cut off in the case of an extended shutdown.
  • Every one of America’s national parks and monuments, from Yosemite to the Smithsonian to the Statue of Liberty, will be immediately closed.
  • New applications for small business loans and loan guarantees will be immediately halted.
  • Research into life-threatening diseases and other areas will stop and new patients won’t be accepted into clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health.
  • Work to protect consumers, ranging from child product safety to financial security to the safety of hazardous waste facilities, will cease. The EPA will halt non-essential inspections of chemical facilities and drinking water systems.
  • Permits and reviews for planned energy and transportations projects will stop, preventing companies from working on these projects.
  • Loans to rural communities will be halted.
  • Hundreds of thousands of Federal employees including many charged with protecting us from terrorist threats, defending our borders, inspecting our food, and keeping our skies safe will work without pay until the shutdown ends.
  • Hundreds of thousands of additional Federal workers will be immediately and indefinitely furloughed without pay.

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Minnesota Attorney General’s Office Defends Corrupt Judge, Refuses to Intervene in Grazzini-Rucki Case

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Justice for Sandra Grazzini-Rucki and Children

Is the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office participating in a cover up of corruption happening in Dakota County? 

The current Attorney General in Minnesota is Laurie Swanson, who was elected in 2006, and reelected in 2010 and 2014. The Attorney General’s Office has been receiving documentation concerning the Grazzini-Rucki case for over 5 years and has refused to investigate or take any action in the face of serious allegations, and evidence, showing corruption in local government and law enforcement. However, when opposing President Trump’s immigrant order, Lori Swanson said “It does not pass constitutional muster, is inconsistent with our history as a nation, and undermines our national security. The same can be said for Dakota County; yet instead of taking a public stance on a very real concern that affects not only the Grazzini-Rucki family but the entire state of Minnesota, and possibly tens of thousands of families…

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DIGITAL KINGDOMS AND OUR FIGHT FOR FREEDOM

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The idea of freedom has been one big part of the American Dream for as long as I can remember.  It is a word that has been embedded in our culture for over two centuries and it was the reason why so many immigrants have fled their own countries to the land of the free and the home of the brave.

 For the cause of freedom, American soldiers have fought abroad in many wars but also for the purpose of preserving unity, liberty, and individual rights for all.  Notice, I did not include justice because that word  is far too ambiguous.  What may be just to one person may not be just for another. 

The times they are a changing.

Now taking the freedom factor a bit further, the framers of the U.S. Constitution insured the people’s freedoms by drafting the Bill of Rights which were the first 10 amendments to the Constitution and these tenets were generally meant to protect the common people, but not from those enemies abroad as much as it was to protect the people from their own government.  China and numerous countries do not have this protection.  Yet, this truth will not be found in ones elementary school textbook nor will it be found in any books that are
assigned by a professor in a university. 
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