Tag Archive for former Chief Justice Charles Daniels

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 #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…

Patricia Galindo, vice chair of a new Supreme Court guardianship commission, during the first meeting of the group, summarizes the state's laws on how guardianship or conservatorship petitions are filed in court for alleged incapacitated adults. Photo courtesy of ABQJournal.com

New Mexico Guardianship Study Commission Message #2

Guardianship Study Commission Members, News Media Professionals, Others: With the first meeting of the New Mexico Adult Guardianship Study Commission having taken place last Friday, the full scope of the disconnect between “the rules” and “what actually happens” in guardianship matters is becoming clear to many. In this second weekly message to the Commission Members,…