From EB: Palm Beach Post reports Judge admits Fla. Guardianship System “in disarray”

MaryGSykes.com

I find it quite interesting that the ARDC insists that no judges or attorneys who have clout and power are liars or thieves, but at least one Judge admits that Guardianship is nothing but one hot mess.

Read on:

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/lifestyles/health/appeals-judge-savitt-case-shows-guardianship-system-disarray/r1l28r7q3qIabnGBjiVMuM/

Posted: 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017


A state appellate judge said from the bench that one of professional guardian Elizabeth Savitt’s most controversial cases is an example of Florida’s guardianship system in “disarray” — a system that is supposed to protect incapacitated seniors but instead “sucks the ward’s estate dry.”

Last year, then-Palm Beach County Chief Judge Jeffrey Colbath handed down guardianship reforms, many of which targeted specific actions by Savitt — such as the taking thousands of dollars in fees prior to judicial approval. Savitt is married to former Circuit Court Judge Martin Colin.

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