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Third Strike and Silverado Sugarland is OUT!!

Here it is in black and white and red, guys!  No need to take my word for it. Let me guess, the drugs they lost count of ended up in Ruby’s vitamin drink right before she passed out in her wheelchair, thinking she was in Louisiana. DADS EVAL OF SILVERADO

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Silverado, Ginger Lott and Judge Avert eyes to Willie Jo’s mangled foot

Warning: this is graphic but it shows is excruciatingly painful detail in more words than I can convey how despicable our elderly and incapacitated are treated in guardianship–Nationwide, but especially in the vulture culture of Harris County where the elderly and disabled are viewed as the property of the guardian, whose interest rarely exceeds their […]

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Ruby Peterson: Watershed Case for Civil Rights of Elderly?

In a Corporate Brain fart of Epic proportions, Silverado Senior Living (with advice of counsel!) is heading right for a Public Relations Disaster with potential fallout likely to resemble post-apocalyptic California, the State where the Corporate Mega-Giant had its humble beginnings. It may very well sit at the pinnacle before before crashing and burning if […]

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Silverado Sucks.com!! Let Ruby GO!!!

Thank God that Ruby’s Plight has spread across the Nation due to the zealously advocacy of disability advocates just like you! We are one step closer to #LETRUBYGO as we await the Honorable Judge Wright’s Ruling, allowing Ruby to leave this horrendous place, Silverado Senior Living, where memory care means forced dangerous psychotropic drugs against […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Silverado..Put Mom Away for Good!

The Place for Mom? Ah, what a clever yet deceptive ad campaign! But it works for Loren Shook, CEO of Silverado Senior Living! This sign might have a skull and cross bones, but those in Silverado’s inner conspiracy already know exactly the bait and switch they present! Ever wonder why they isolate, medicate? So greedy […]

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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 […]

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Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit for Ruby vs Silverado Sucks.com

I’ve never been one to issue idle threats, more like warnings beforehand to avoid the otherwise unpleasantries of having to go through with actions you would prefer to not take. This is one of those. I often wish that people who give “lip service” to saying they care about the elderly–would actually put their money […]

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#FREERUBY Emergency Injunction vs Silverado Sucks.com

I am guessing that Silverado Senior Living is accustomed to “getting away with murder” in the most figurative sense at a minimum by the foolish way they are choosing to respond to this Application for Emergency Injunction to release Ruby Peterson, currently being held against her will and forcibly drugged with dangerous drugs (prohibited for […]

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Silverado Memory Care Sugarland sued elder exploitation abuse conspiracy

In one of two lawsuits on file against Silverado Senior Living n/k/a Subtenant 1221 Seventh Street according to DADS’ 2014 reporting, Silverado Senior Living is accused of conspiracy to violate federal and state protected rights of the elderly, along with the daughter of Ruby Peterson, Carol Ann Manley, the apparent mastermind of this atrocious deprivation […]

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Silverado Memory “Care” Guilty!

Here it is in black and white and red, guys!  No need to take my word for it. Let me guess, the drugs they lost count of ended up in Ruby’s vitamin drink right before she passed out in her wheelchair, thinking she was in Louisiana. DADS EVAL OF SILVERADO

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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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Silverado Senior Living’s Narcissistic Bullies

I have had both the pleasure and annoyance of occasionally receiving letters from our State’s biggest Narcissists, who must have an uncontrollable impulse to google themselves all day long while the rest of us work–and then become so completely OCD fixated upon what a complete stranger thinks about them, as to not be able to […]

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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 […]

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Silverado Senior…DYING? BEATEN TO DEATH AT SILVERADO!

In more glowing reports of this horrendous institution, SILVERADO SENIOR LIVING (OR DYING DEPENDING UPON YOUR PERSPECTIVE) made headlines in California when Rita Kittower’s husband was found dead after being beaten while residing in SILVERADO’S LUXURIOUS $7000+ per month facility! She was told that he stopped breathing, which I am sure is true–after being beaten […]

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Mad Cow Disease Epidemic Among Probate Lawyers

How far do you think God will go to get his message across?  Pretty darn far. Here’s a story of another Mad Cow, King Nebuchadnezzar, that has a lesson if were open to just hear it! But what if we don’t want to hear what God has to say? Well, let’s just say he TURNS […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Kids for Cash in Harris County Guardianship Court

I never thought in my wildest dreams that I would see “kids for cash” in my own backyard, much less in Harris a County, much less in one of my cases. But I’m here to tell you that I’m a witness to three board certified lawyers and selling an autistic kid for cash. They sold […]

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Ever been thrown under the bus? Lessons Learned!

Have you ever been thrown under the bus by a friend or boss and make the “sacrifice” for their aspirations or goals? If so, you know how awful the experience can be. It seems as if it will never end sometimes! But, rest assured, it does. And, while you may receive vindication in this lifetime […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Family Law & Divorce

“Staying married has its benefits. You can get much more sympathy from a bad marriage than a good divorce.”  Few things in life are as thrilling as marriage or as painful as divorce; yet for those who must endure the pain, there is hope, provided you keep diplomacy and the best interests of your children […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Special Needs Trusts

A Special Needs Trust is a specialized legal document designed to benefit an individual who has a disability. This may also be called a Supplemental Needs Trusts, denoting the items upon which trust assets may be spent.  It is important to remember that a Special Needs Trust is a living legal document that is meant to not […]

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Special Needs Trusts: Autism

When it comes to creating a special needs trust for a disabled loved one of a client, too many practitioners focus only on the preservation of public benefits, says Stephen Dale, a disability advocate and specialist on estate planning. “Maybe 20 years ago that was good enough, but if that’s what you’re doing, you need […]

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