Fraudulent Guardianships and Probate Abuse Prevention (804) 564-5330 info@CEARjustice.org

Media

2018, Satirist and comedian John Oliver does an excellent segment on HBO on the absurdity of how lawyers sell the public on guardianship and a Public Service Announcement on how to protect yourself by several of Hollywood’s aging actors.

“Edith + Eddie”, free documentary by Laura Checkoway of a biracial couple from Fairfax, VA whose lives are destroyed by predatory attorneys in a fraudulent guardianship.  The 29 minute documentary was nominated for the 2018 Oscar Award for Short Documentary.

“I Can’t Breathe for Aunt Lillie: Court Endorsed Slavery in Florida” published in 2020 by Elder Dignity founder Dr. Terri Kennedy.  Dr. Kennedy tells the story of the exploitation of 2012 victim Dr. Lillie White and her $4 million estate at the hands of predatory attorneys in Florida.

“The Guardians”, documentary by Billie Mintz of what Terri and Rick Black uncovered and elevated to the media and the Nevada Attorney General after Terri’s father Del Mencarelli was targeted and taken captive in 2013.  Published 2019, free on Amazon Prime.

Netflix’s 2020 Dirty Money Season 2 Episode 5 “Guardians, Inc” highlighted estate trafficking by the predatory legal community and the experiences of victims Marvin Siegel and John Savanovitch of Boston, MA and Charlie Thrash of Austin, TX.

​2018, “The Unforgivable Truth”.  Victim family members and law enforcement leadership discuss estate trafficking by the predatory legal community with Sharon de Lobo of The EARN Project.

 

November 2019, Richmond Times Dispatch
3 part series on hospitals using involuntary guardianships for risk mitigation by Bridget Balch

November 2019, Richmond Times Dispatch
3 part series on hospitals using involuntary guardianships for risk mitigation by Bridget Balch

November 2019, Richmond Times Dispatch
3 part series on hospitals using involuntary guardianships for risk mitigation by Bridget Balch

October 2019, Bloomberg
Professionals Target the Assets of America’s Elderly by Nick Leiber

May 2018, Philadelphia Inquirer
Professional Guardian Gloria Byars Criminally Arrested for Stealing over $1 million by Julie Shaw

May 2018, Bloomberg
How Criminals Steal $37 billion a year from America’s Elderly by Nick Leiber

August 2019, Daily Kos
72,000 adults in guardianship in Michigan, Profiteering versus Protection in a Five Part series by Gretchen Rachel Hammond

August 2019, Daily Kos
72,000 adults in guardianship in Michigan, Profiteering versus Protection in a Five Part series by Gretchen Rachel Hammond

August 2019, Daily Kos
72,000 adults in guardianship in Michigan, Profiteering versus Protection in a Five Part series by Gretchen Rachel Hammond

August 2019, Daily Kos
72,000 adults in guardianship in Michigan, Profiteering versus Protection in a Five Part series by Gretchen Rachel Hammond

August 2019, Daily Kos
72,000 adults in guardianship in Michigan, Profiteering versus Protection in a Five Part series by Gretchen Rachel Hammond

2015, True Link Financial
Elder Financial Abuse costs Seniors $37B a year, eleven times what the U.S. Government Accountability Office has reported to the Public