February 27, 2015
corruption, families, Government
asset recovery, Chuck Frank, estate recovery, families, government corruption, inheritance, Kentucky, life estaes, Light of the Nation, obamacare, property theft, trusts
Barry Blake lived with his mother who owned her own home and was covered under Medicaid. When she died, the state of Kentucky “took the house … to be sold and pay those expenses” according to a suit Blake filed to recover it in 2009. The state also took the washer and dryer, their lawn mower, gardening tools, kitchen appliances and other personal items.
Surprise, Surprise! There’s a dirty little secret attached to every Affordable Health Care mandate if the plan is “subsidized” by the government. It’s called the “asset recovery” plan which is part of the “Affordable” Health Care Act. Essentially asset or estate recovery, in the end, could mean the loss of your house. More
November 13, 2012
financial exploitation, Guardianship Abuse
corrupt probate courts, elder abuse, elder forced medication, elder isolation, elderly with assets, estate theft, human trafficking, investments, looting estates, Marti Oakley, predatory guardians, trusts, wills
Marti Oakley (c) Copyright 2012 All Rights Reserved
Targeting the elderly with assets
If Adult Protective Services was actually focused on protecting vulnerable adults, they have only to look to our streets that are littered with homeless, hungry and many times disoriented adults of all ages who desperately need help and protection. But…. these people have no money, and no estates to loot. APS steps over these individuals in order to get to those who have assets.
In every state organized crime rings are operating involving the same judges, predatory guardians, attorneys, Adult Protective Services personnel, medical personnel, and participating facilities who will violate the rights of an elderly or disabled victim in exchange for payment or personal profit.
“This system of theft will continue until the entire estate has been stolen leaving the victim penniless. At this point, Medicare and Medicaid are used as the cash cow to cover medical expenses and the inflated charges of nursing, the doctors’ visits and vast amounts of medications are charged off to these services costing these services millions each year in padded billing. ”
If predatory guardians were actually concerned about the health and welfare of their victims, there would be no need to physically kidnap, isolate and forcibly medicate these people and then to proceed on to steal their life’s savings.
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April 10, 2011
Connecticut, elder abuse, estate planning, Estates, guardianships, Lou Ann Anderson, power of atty, probate abuse, property theft, trusts, wills
Guest Author: Lou Ann Anderson
Lou Ann Anderson is an advocate working to create awareness regarding the Texas probate system and its surrounding culture. She is the Online Producer at www.EstateofDenial.com, a Policy Advisor with Americans for Prosperity – Texas Foundation and a Director of Women on the Wall. Lou Ann may be contacted at info@EstateofDenial.com.
People believe they have the right to determine their final asset distribution. The legal industry perpetually promotes proper estate planning as a vehicle to ensure wishes are honored. Greed and self-interest, however, can derail even the most well-prepared of plans and today’s probate system is increasingly home to such actions. The estate of Josephine Smoron, an elderly Connecticut woman with expressly clear wishes, exposes the harsh realities of American property rights and rights of inheritance.
Josephine Smoron believed estate planning documents would ensure her longtime caretaker Sam Manzo’s inheritance of Smoron’s 80-acre farm and cows valued at more than $1 million. Recognizing local interest in developing her property, Smoron was adamant that churches previously involved in a dispute over her brother’s estate have no claim to her estate. These wishes were clearly expressed in a 1996 will and an updated 2004 version.
As Smoron’s health deteriorated, Manzo was replaced as her conservator by a court-appointed conservator under the orders of Southington Probate Judge Bryan F. Meccariello. Before Smoron’s June 2009 death at age 92, Meccariello approved a change in her will designating all property be given to three area Catholic churches. Manzo was disinherited and there appeared no evidence this change reflected Smoron’s wishes.
A purchase agreement with local developer Carl Verderame promptly surfaced and plans for Smoron’s farm becoming home to an $18 million indoor sports complex generating $200,000 of new tax revenue were announced. Manzo filed a complaint with Connecticut’s Council on Probate Judicial Conduct that resulted in Meccariello being “censured” for the second time in three years causing the judge to withdraw his bid for re-election. More
February 18, 2011
elderly abuse, Guardianship Abuse, nursing home abuse, Property, trusts, wills
Claudia Donnelly/Guest Author
“Mom was a victim. I am a victim. Please protect your elderly parents from elder abuse/guardian abuse and unsanitary conditions in nursing homes.”
My parents established a living trust win 1997 for their care in their senior years for my siblings me. My dad got Multiple Myeloma and told my siblings about the trust in 2003. I was never told. Mom had the beginning of dementia. My parents had 2 acres in the Renton area.
Dad checked himself into a care facility to get the medicine he needed. My siblings decided that I was to take care of mom — I was to be the Little Red Hen. I would do all of the work — but get none of the rewards. The work included taking care of her, the house and property and her geese. She loved animals and her trees and her flowers. More
February 14, 2011
Guardianship Abuse, Truth Squad
assets, Guardianship Abuse, Lou Ann Anderson, Marti Oakley, predatory guardianships, trusts, TS Radio, wills
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