Monthly Archives: July 2017

Guardianship Study Commission Message #14

Dear Guardianship Study Commission Members, News Media Professionals, and others: Today starts a new series of weekly posts, covering statistical analysis of New Mexico’s courts’ administration of the guardianship cases that come before their judges. While this post is long, we guarantee it will “blow your mind” while shining (some) light on the secretive process…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #13

BREAKING NEWS: Public Guardians and “Frequent-Flyer” court-appointees Ayudando Guardians  co-founders, Susan Harris, 70, and Sharon Moore, 62, both residents of Albuquerque, N.M, have been charged in a 28 count federal indictment for “Conspiracy, Fraud, Theft, and Money Laundering Offenses,” according to a press release from the US Dept of Justice, Acting US Attorney for New…

New Mexico receives $20,000 American Bar Association WINGS grant

New Mexico’s Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has received $20,000 from the American Bar Association (ABA) for use as part of the ABA’s WINGS (Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders) state grants for 2017-2018. From the ABA’s website, the public is told New Mexico’s effort, lead by AOC employee/attorney in charge of Guardianship cases,…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #12

This week’s post was written by Dr Sam Sugar, Founder, Americans Against Abusive Probate Guardianship and builds on the evidence that the courts are responsible for the looting of their conscripted wards’ and beneficiaries’ estates and trusts who end up ensnared in judges and their appointees failure to obey the laws and provide oversight to…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #11

Cartoon above: “Remember: ‘accounting’ and ‘accountability’: nothing in common.” Courtesy of The New Yorker Magazine, artist Leo Cullum, and Sue Smoot’s The New Yorker magazine subscription that court-appointed attorney Darryl Millet renewed 5 months after Sue’s death and paid for with Sue’s American Express credit card (renewed 2 months after Sue’s death) which Darryl Millet…