Lillie Still Missing; Stripped Of All Rights

Criminals like to operate in the dark. It's time to shine the light on injustice. On August 30, 2016, 88-year-old Lillie was abducted.  While her niece was filling out paperwork in the other room, Lillie was "taken" from a doctor's office in Palm Coast by the emergency temporary guardian and the court-appointed attorney ad litem who have been working in tandem to put Lillie away. Now they have succeeded. It was deceptive and extreme. Since Lillie was not in any danger and there was no justifi...
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Senate Bill 3270 to Prosecute Elder Abuse

Senate Bill 3270 is crafted to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims. The Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act was introduced July 14th, 2016 by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut during the 114th Congress (2015/2016). On September 17, 2016, the bipartisan Act passed the Senate Judiciary Committee by a voice vote without objection. The legislation is intended to help reduce crimes against senio...
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Legal Lynching in Florida

A lynching is an extrajudicial punishment by an informal group often to intimidate a minority group and often performed without due process. Unfortunately, it is not farfetched to equate the Florida Elder Guardianship process to a LEGAL LYNCHING. The cruel and corrupt system has been called “Liquidate, Isolate, Medicate.” With so many of the players working together, with intimate knowledge of the legal loopholes, they literally hang you out to dry. Since 2012, my Aunt Lillie has been caught...
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$36 Billion Piggy Bank

Richard Cordray, Director of Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, called elder financial exploitation the "crime of the 21st century." Approximately 36.9% of seniors are affected by financial abuse in a given five-year period. According to The True Link Report on Elder Financial Abuse 2015, $36.48 billion a year is lost by victims of elder financial abuse -- more than twelve times what was previously reported. $6.7 billion is stolen through Trust Abuse, when friends, family, or paid ...
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My Vote Doesn’t Count

In this landmark 2016 election year, the Florida Elder Guardianship system is being used to silence seniors. Since 2012, Lillie has been caught in the Florida Elder Guardianship process which has been described as "Liquidate, Isolate, Medicate." They are pressing hard to take away her last two remaining rights: the right to vote and the right to choose with whom to socialize – in essence, shutting out her family. The guardianship system is set up to protect the senior, but in this instance, ...
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Guardians At The Gate

The final gatekeeper in the Guardianship system is the judge. However, court-appointed guardians are given great power. Professional guardianship has been called a "growth business" in Florida, with the number increasing from 12 registered professional guardians in 2003 to 456 in 2015, according to the state's Department of Elder Affairs. The Florida State Guardianship Association describes guardianship as "a process designed to protect and exercise the legal rights of individuals whose func...
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