Guardianship, Probate Courts Get More Scrutiny
Anyone interested in our recent cover stories about the Tarrant County probate court’s powerful and sometimes heavy-handed role in guardianship issues (“In Whose Best Interest?” Sept. 8, 2010, and “Rethinking Guardianship,” May 19, 2010) might want to check out this report from Fox 4 News reporter Lori Barager:
Back in 2008, I did my first story on guardianship issues, focusing on Kathie Seidel’s fight to hang on to her disabled daughter (“Saving Katia,” July 2, 2008.)
It’s good that other media outlets are spotlighting this matter.
A tight-knit network of judges, attorneys, professional social workers, banks, and nursing homes makes a formidable adversary for local families fighting to hang on to loved ones.