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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…