Alison Baimbridge corrupt District Attorney witholds evidence of innocence

For the life of me, I cannot figure out what this woman is still doing employed by the DA’s office. She got a man convicted to a life sentence when he had the perfect alibi, he was in jail when the alleged crime occurred. Judge Kent Ellis called her “spectacularly incompetent.” Oh if that was […]

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Silverado ~ CANHR says stop drugging seniors with dangerous psychotropic drugs!

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform have information that Silverado Senior Living should read and FOLLOW! The FDA has black box warnings on psychotropic drugs, specifically anti-psychotics, because they kill the elderly with a special emphasis on those with dementia, Alzheimer’s, cognitive impairment and cardiovascular disease or stroke. Yet these nursing homes ignore the FDA […]


Barbara Stone (Florida) pleas for DOJ to step in and save her mother’s life from guardian

[gview file=””][gview file=””] Dear Mr. Holder and Mr. Commey Please protect my beautiful defenseless elder mom, Helen Stone from life threatening danger. She has been abused by being punched and shaken until she is black and blue. She is being drugged by drugs so powerful that a 300 pound man would be knocked out. Her […]


Silverado Sugarland Not So Sweet: Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit 2011

This is an egregious case in which Owens died of a fatal hip fracture at Silverado Senior Living in Sugarland, Texas. Very sad case and proof that Silverado knows they do not have adequate staffing, which makes it negligence per se because apparently, Silverado has yet to hire enough staff to watch over the elderly […]


Assisted Living Exec Gets PRISON for psychotropic drugging the elderly! Finally!

The use of psychotropic drugs in long-term care is a significant issue that every facility deals with. This article examines a highly unusual case and also suggests what nursing facilities can expect from government regulators. On January 9, Gwen Hughes, a former Director of Nursing (DON) at a skilled nursing facility, was sentenced to three […]


Mary Giordano’s Legally authorized kidnapping of Dorothy Wilson & Death

My name is Diane Wilson. My 87 year old mother, Dorothy Wilson, was under the guardianship of Mary Giordano, of Franchina and Giordano, in Garden City, New York. The judge that has overseen the case from the beginning is Judge Joel Asarch of the Nassau County Supreme Court. My story began December 8, 2008, when […]


Julie London Ferguson’s fight for MOM! Join her!

LISTEN TO JULIE’S COMPELLING STORY ON TALK RADIO!! Julie is an amazing advocate, like so many others I know across the Nation! She has fought the system for more than 1 year without much progress in the “loving” venue known as guardianship. She is fighting to protect her mother against the Court’s action who nullified […]


PseudoDementia misdiagnosed for Dementia 15% of Elderly

Right now,  a million or more Americans who have been diagnosed with dementia (including Alzheimer’s dementia), which is debilitating and incurable, are actually suffering with major depression – and that is completely curable in more than 90 percent of cases. This massive misdiagnosis of Americans has dire effects on families, well-being and productivity. The symptoms […]


Just Say No to Drugs at Silverado!

Contrary to this frightening and unconscionable practice of drugging the elderly that seems to have overtaken vulnerable seniors and the disabled in nursing homes or other institutions, you cannot be forcibly drugged against your will or lied to and tricked to ingest drugs once you object. That is a battery, which Texas law defines as […]


Silverado’s Culture of Fear

LOREN SHOOK, CEO of Silverado Senior Living tells us how “LOVE is greater than FEAR” and is the philosphy that transformed his life in the tell “not all” book he and Silverado’s other founding partner wrote, which makes my hurl factor escalate by the title alone. Notably, Residents and former employees take issue with that […]

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80-year Resident Beaten to Death & Silverado Sees, Hears, Says “No Evil”

On November 6, 2007, Elmore Kittower (80) was beaten to death within the confines of Silverado’s “protected” memory care facility in Calabasas, California, but curiously, Silverado Personnel saw no evil, heard no evil and certainly said no evil as he was laid to rest with his family informed that he had quit breathing of natural […]


Dying to Leave Silverado Senior Living!

If you are considering Silverado Senior Living, you had better be prepared to have one foot in the grave and the other in an insane asylum because the nice pictures to lure unsuspecting families to SILVERADO’S quasi-criminal facility, where the staff drinks and dances while the elderly and incapacitated can be seen languishing for hours […]


Texas Guardianship – Isolate, Medicate, Liquidate the Estate!

Some court-appointed guardians for incapacitated seniors are not screened before they’re appointed, and many are not monitored by the courts after they’ve taken over the affairs of their charges, resulting in hundreds of allegations of abuse, a federal probe found. An investigation by the Government Accountability Office found allegations of abuse by legal guardians in […]

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How many decades will it take to get up and protect the elderly?

The Wingspread Era In 1987, the Associated Press published a series of articles entitled Guardianship: An Ailing System, following its examination of 2,200 randomly selected guardianship court files. The AP report denounced the nation’s guardianship system as “a dangerously burdened and troubled system that regularly puts elderly lives in the hands of others with little or […]


Jenny Hatch Justice Project!

The guardianship system in this country raises serious concerns. That’s why the guardianship trial of Jenny Hatch, a vibrant and active 29-year-old in a battle over who controls her life, struck such a chord. Jenny spoke for many other people with disabilities when she said clearly in her trial: “I don’t need guardianship. I don’t […]


Ad litems love the Right to Privacy, but nothing else

The Bill of Rights, United States Constitution and Texas Constitution…awe inspiring docs that really should cover it all if people still adhered to them the way they do their own situational ethics when making life long harmful decisions for the elderly and disabled. When one of these opportunitists sees dollar signs, mesmerized by the hypnotic […]


Texas Guardianship: Damned if we do or don’t

 For all of the hope I had entering Harris County Probate Courts that it would be different than the brutal deprivation of civil rights I saw in special education by school districts and their crooked lawyers, I can confidently say my hopes have been dashed almost as soon as I entered–with the first two cases […]


Hospice & Palliative Care: The Grim Reaper?

Mercy Killing? With his mother wheezing and losing consciousness in a California nursing home, Robert Rogers wanted her moved to a hospital. Vitas Healthcare, her hospice provider, said that wasn’t in the plan. “Our job is not to prepare them to live,” a Vitas nurse told Rogers on the phone, according to a deposition he […]

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The Guardians: Big Brother is Watching You!

  In more disturbing news from the National Guardianship Association’s Schemer-in-Chief, Mr. Terry Hammond, I present to you his newest idea for silencing critics:  A Global Incident Map a/k/a Guardianship Success Map (2008). A friend e-mailed him a very frightening document to track global incidents of terrorism and other suspicious activity–updated every 5 minutes around […]

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Texas Guardianship ~ A RUDE Awakening for Most

Mary Gertrude Risacher Schwartz Fischer was a mother and artist who grew up during World War Two. As Mary began advancing in years, she began to worry about what the future might hold for her. She had no fear of what would happen to her financially because she had already established a secure financial and […]


Stand up for Seniors!

Houston needs to take a stand for our seniors NOW by joining PACS like the National Association for Elder Law Practice maintains because I am here to tell you that our elders are being exploited, abused and neglected!  It is the rule rather than the exception.  Though good intentioned, the Probate Guardianship program is infiltrated […]


Texts, Emails & Social Media in Divorce

Electronic communications such as texts, email and even posts on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter are fast becoming the most important pieces of evidence in divorce cases. In fact, 94 percent of 1,600 lawyers recently surveyed by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) claimed that text messages had increasingly become the […]


Determining Primary Custody in Texas

Parents frequently asked “How is primary custody determined by the Courts?” The term “primary custody” is commonly used jargon to describe the Parent with the exclusive right to designate the child’s primary residence, since parents will be deemed Joint Managing Conservators in most cases (“JMC”). Joint Managing Conservator denotes the fact that both parents have […]


Using Social Media to Deny Alimony in Texas

A trend has emerged in the context of Texas Family Law to refer to the opposing spouse’s social media accounts in search of “smoking guns” and obtain an edge. This practice has provided unbelievable evidence and is seen primarily in cases where the Parties’ estate is substantial and one party seeks alimony from the other. […]


Child Custody in Texas: Standard Possession Order

In Texas, Courts almost always defer to the Legislature-created “Standard Possession Order,” which seeks to fulfill our State’s goal of promoting meaningful, continuous contact with both parents in the event parents divorce, as many do these days.  There are rare circumstances which may cause a Judge to veer from the Standard Possession Order found in […]


Autistic Intelligence is not always what meets the I.Q.

 There’s more to the intelligence of autistic people than meets the IQ. Unlike most individuals, children and adults diagnosed as autistic often score much higher on a challenging, nonverbal test of abstract reasoning than they do on a standard IQ test. The same autistic individuals who score near or below the IQ cutoff for “low […]


Family Law: Relocation in Texas

Relocation has been a hot topic for family lawyers and for some of their clients for a few years. Courts have also published decisions in this area. With litigation involving the right to establish the child’s domicile becoming prolific, the guidance offered by these decisions is generally well-received and considered long overdue. The first decision […]


Special Needs Planning & Guardianship

As your special needs son or daughter reaches the age of the majority, 18, parents be aware of the need to begin transition services and obtain a guardianship so that you can continue to have access to information that would otherwise be confidential, make decisions on behalf of your disabled child, and receive State and/or […]