The California Professional Fiduciaries Bureau (“DCAPFB”) has recently released, through its advisory committee, a 2013 Strategic Planning Session with attachments, which indicates great dysfunction within the DCAPFB, and which also includes a 2013 DCAPFB Environmental Scan Analysis which can be seen at, http://www.fiduciary.ca.gov/about_us/20130801_sps_materials.pdf.
A 26-year-old Utah nurse named Joshua Platte Shumway has been accused of sexually assaulting a helpless post-surgical patient and threatening to kill her if she ever told anyone. Joshua, a nurse, allegedly drugged the woman to incapacitate the post-surgical woman, then violated her repeatedly.
On December 5, the woman came forward alleging that a former male employee of Uintah Basin Medical Center in Roosevelt, in Utah, carried out a series of assaults on the night of April 16, 2013, as she was recovering from a surgical procedure. Continue reading
Walter J. Pietralczyk, Jr., 39, the husband of a former Pennsylvania guardian ad litem, Danielle Ross Pietralczyk, both of Jermyn, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to his role as in defrauding the federal government.
Ross, and his wife, both pleaded guilty to charges of tax evasion.
As part of her independent contract with the court system, Ross was allowed to charge $50 per hour to families with which she worked, in addition of her $38,000 county court salary, records show.
The Internal Revenue Service estimated that the tax loss was approximately somewhere between $30,000 and $80,000.
Ross is scheduled to formally enter her plea of guilt on December 16, 2013, before Federal District Judge A. Richard Caputo, in Scranton, PA., according to court records.
According to prosecutors, Walter’s guilty plea relates only to his 2009 tax return.
Source & Full Story: Husband Of Former Pennsylvania Guardian Ad Litem Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud
Willie had been declared on two different occasions to be incapacitated and locked up at the request of his guardian. Continue reading
After months of delays, Nevada Family Court Judge Steven Jones, who allegedly mishandled a romantic relationship between Judge Jones, and deputy district attorney, Lisa Willardson, who has been fired, will get his day before the Nevada Judicial Discipline Commission. Continue reading
The ward, Violet MacDonald had to be taken to the hospital, when discovered with unchanged dressings on wounds during a subsequent two-day time period.
Violet’s daughter claims she was very upset, and stated “you think your loved ones will be properly cared for, but too often they’re not.”
The province of Calgary has instructed the Care Center to revise some of its policies.
Towne CAre Center claims they attempt to provide the very best care possible, and have apologized to the family of Ms. MacDonald. Continue reading