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Guardianship Study Commission Message #18

Dear Guardianship Study Commission Members, News Media Professionals, and others: We at WillPowerNM have received a copy of Adult Guardianship Study Commission Vicechair Patricia Galindo’s response to questions submitted to the Administrative Office of the Courts by Lorraine Mendiola. Ms Galindo’s response is mostly deficient, in some part is fabrication, and in many respects lies…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #16

Dear Guardianship Study Commission Members, News Media Professionals, and others: Today is the 3rd in a series of weekly posts, covering statistical analysis of New Mexico’s courts’ administration of the guardianship cases that come before their judges. The last two weeks posts can be found here (July 27, 2017, Post #14) and here (Aug 2,…

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…

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…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #10

Photo above: “The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.” Proverbs 29:7 WillPowerNM is pleased to present a 2nd guest article written by Concerned Senior Citizens. Their first guest article appeared on May 31, 2017 and can be read at this link. GUARDIANSHIP LAW BEING USED TO SWINDLE…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #9

Photo above: Omar Ramirez, who has traumatic brain injury, stands alongside his mother, Juanita. In April, Juanita was informed that her son’s million-dollar settlement from a car accident case had disappeared from a nonprofit trust company’s accounts. (photo credit: Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)   Dear Guardianship Study Commission Members, Attorney General Hector Balderas, News Media…

Guardianship Study Commission Message #8

Dear Chief Justice Nakamura, Guardianship Study Commission Members, Attorney General Hector Balderas, News Media Professionals, and others: Congratulations are due to Judith Nakamura on her election by her fellow justices to be the Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court. Chief Justice Nakamura was said by the Albuquerque Journal as being, “committed to cultivating…

Just like the Mothers & Grandmother's of Argentina's 'desaparecidos' New Mexicans who's elderly relatives are effectively 'disappeared' by the courts are increasingly speaking out, against judge's gag orders. As in Argentina, ‘But I couldn’t keep quiet. We needed everyone to know, even if nobody believed us.’ Photograph: Eduardo Di Baia/Associated Press

Guardianship Study Commission Message #5

New Mexico’s elderly ‘desaparecidos’ are reminiscent of Argentina’s ‘niños desaparecidos’ (Photo above): Just like the Mothers & Grandmother’s of Argentina’s ‘desaparecidos,’ New Mexicans whose elderly relatives are effectively ‘disappeared’ by the courts are increasingly speaking out, against judges’ gag orders. As in Argentina, ‘But I couldn’t keep quiet. We needed everyone to know, even if…