Probate abuse clips from (11/4/15)

Robin Williams’ Widow Susan Schneider Cries During First TV Interview Following Actor’s 2014 Suicide

October 30, 2015

Robin Williams‘ widow, Susan Schneider, is opening up about her late husband in her first TV interview since his tragic 2014 death.

Speaking with Good Morning America‘s Amy Robach, Schneider cries as she recalls her 3-year marriage to the Oscar winner, saying, “It’s the best love I ever dreamed of.”


Abuse Plagues System of Legal Guardians for Adults (WA)

October 31, 2015

One day in March 2012, 71-year-old Linda McDowell received a knock at the door of her small Vancouver, Wash., home. Ms. McDowell needed court-appointed help, the visitor told her.

It turned out that Ms. McDowells former housemate and companion had pushed for a court petition claiming Ms. McDowell was unable to take care of herself. The petition said Ms. McDowell had recently made an unsafe driving maneuver, had been disruptive in a doctors office and, in a recent phone call, had seemed confused over the whereabouts of some personal papers.