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Seal Beach Man Targets Elderly in Foreclosure Fraud Scheme

August 31, 2011


There’s more than one way to steal someone’s money in foreclosure fraud. John Wesley Martynec told elderly investors that he was running a foreclosure purchase business where foreclosed homes would be bought, fixed up and sold at a profit. “After an eight-month investigation, police arrested John Wesley Martynec, 35, on 34 counts of fraud and […]

Dementia and Money

November 18, 2010


When your elderly relative begins to develop dementia, and is foggy on matters involving medical issues, money, or legal matters, sometimes it is contingent upon you to file to become a guardian.   This will involve going to court, and proving that the senior is incapacitated, and not competent to handle their affairs. This involves […]


September 22, 2010


The importance of interested guardians for the disabled or intellectually challenged elderly cannot be denied. A 2009 study by the Department of Justice found that one in nine adults over the age of sixty has experienced some form of elder abuse. This abuse can take many different forms. According to the DC Department of Human […]


August 28, 2010


Co-Guardianship is becoming more common in DC. In a co-guardianship, two parties are responsible for the reports and decision-making related to an incapacitated adult. Call Axsmith Law  for more information on guardianship and intervention hearings in Washington, DC.