Must watch video–Florida’s struggle to regulate professional guardians

MaryGSykes.com

A mandatory watch.  A plea to get professional guardians regulated, to stop billing an estate months after a disabled person has died, to stop the fees, to stop the abuse.

The video is important.  It is admitted that there must be transparency between the court, attorneys and guardians–it does not happen right now.

There needs to be a cap on how many cases a professional guardian can handle.

http://www.flsenate.gov/media/videoplayer?EventID=2443575804_2015031531

Doug Franks represents AAAPG.net–Americans Against Probate Guardians and he gives a very good summary of the present problem.

In the video, Florida senators admit “there is a disaster on the horizon” and talk about numerous disasterous stories of guardianship abuses.

The chair of the Senate admits “everyone knows there have been abuses for awhile” and that Florida probate court has become “a cottage industry”.  These are phrases that the ARDC said that Ken Ditkowsky and myself could not say as lawyers…

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