Tag Archive for Guardianship victim Blair Darnell

Bernalillo County (New Mexico) Courthouse: the scene of the crimes for the majority of conscripted wards adjudicated into guardianships in New Mexico occurs.

A Year-end message from WillPowerNM

Dec 31, 2018 Albuquerque, New Mexico The 15 Million Dollar Guardianship Heist A Christmas tale that puts the Scrooge into Christmas   In review of the guardianship law, we find that the guardianship law was enacted for the protection of the protected person and the protected person’s assets. The Uniform Probate Code states, that the…

New Mexico Supreme Court Rule-Making Flowchart

A recap of the last seven+ months of ‘guardianship reform’

At WillPowerNM, we’ve taken a break for the past 8 months, and refrained from commenting on the attempts by the New Mexico Judiciary to reform itself. The publicly-visible effort has been lead by ‘retired’ judge Wendy York, chairing the Adult Guardianship Study Committee (AGSC), created by (former Chief) Justice Charles Daniels to reform the practice…

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 #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…