Category Archives: Elderly Exploitation Scandal

Balch Stooges Expose Failed Tactics; Utter Lack of Leadership at Balch

From the targeting of poor African-American children to the alleged exploitation of the elderly, the once-prestigious, silk-stocking law firm appears to be a complete embarrassment, and sadly, the legal community also appears to be relishing in Balch’s demise. Two Jefferson County judges. Two paid consultants. All Balch stooges. Even the Associate Justice of the Alabama … Continue reading Balch Stooges Expose Failed Tactics; Utter Lack of Leadership at Balch

Independence Day for Mrs. B; Judge Alan L. King Ripped to Shreds

In a unanimous 7-0 decision by the Alabama Supreme Court, the temporary and emergency guardianship over Joann Bashinsky (Mrs. B) was tossed out yesterday. Mrs. B is worth $218 million and the widow of the Golden Flake Foods founder. The alleged elderly exploitation scandal has shaken the probate courts of Alabama and the embattled law … Continue reading Independence Day for Mrs. B; Judge Alan L. King Ripped to Shreds

Balch & Bingham Lies and then Withdraws; Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Explodes

In a detailed report this morning outlining communication exchanges with embattled law firm Balch & Bingham, Alabama Today exposed that Balch lied twice about representing Joann Bashinsky (Mrs. B), the widow of the Golden Flake Foods founder who is worth $218 million. Alabama Today in a report titled “Balch & Bingham and the lies they’ve … Continue reading Balch & Bingham Lies and then Withdraws; Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Explodes

Outrageous Fees Exposed in Alleged Elderly Exploitation Racket

A third installment of Alabama Today’s investigative series on the Elderly Exploitation racket exposes the outrageous fees manifested by insiders who appear to be gaming the system for their own pockets while dwindling assets of estates. Alabama Today writes about the horrific experience of Susan Evans whose father was forced into conservatorship after suffering early … Continue reading Outrageous Fees Exposed in Alleged Elderly Exploitation Racket

Balch & Bingham’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Victims Speaking Up

Another eye-popping report from Alabama Today titled “Protected or Prisoner Part 2: How our grandparents and their livelihoods are being stolen by the court system” has rocked the legal establishment. We have learned that other victims of the alleged elderly exploitations scheme have reached out to Alabama Today directly. Even we, the CDLU, have been … Continue reading Balch & Bingham’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Victims Speaking Up

Report: Balch’s Alleged Elderly Expoitation Centers on Millions of Dollars; Alleged Kickbacks

A new report from Legal Schnauzer focuses on why Joann Bashinsky, the widow of the founder of Golden Flake Foods, was allegedly mislead by Balch & Bingham’s partner Amy Adams and forced into a court ordered guardianship and conservatorship by Judge Alan L. King. The conclusion is simple: Mrs. B’s enormous wealth. She is worth … Continue reading Report: Balch’s Alleged Elderly Expoitation Centers on Millions of Dollars; Alleged Kickbacks

Judge Involved in Balch’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scheme Abruptly Quits

“I’m sure I’ve made plenty of mistakes.” Judge Alan L. King Alan L. King, the Jefferson County probate judge who signed off on an order drafted by his longtime pal Greg Hawley that forced an alleged corrupt guardianship and financial control directive upon an 88 year-old grandmother worth $218 million announced his abrupt retirement this … Continue reading Judge Involved in Balch’s Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scheme Abruptly Quits

Bombshell: Audio Files of Balch Partner’s Alleged Exploitation of 88 Year-Old

Alabama Today was the first to report the allegations of elderly exploitation and abuse by a Balch & Bingham partner last Friday. Now the news outlet has dropped audio files of Balch partner Amy Adams allegedly threatening 88 year-old Joann Bashinsky, known as Mrs. B. Friday’s news story has been updated with audio files and … Continue reading Bombshell: Audio Files of Balch Partner’s Alleged Exploitation of 88 Year-Old

Disgust at Balch as Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Erupts

Even the Alabama Supreme Court appears to be disgusted with the shenanigans allegedly involving Balch & Bingham partner Amy Adams and the alleged exploitation of 88 year-old Joann Bashinsky, known as Mrs. B. In January, the Supreme Court stayed all proceedings against the elderly woman worth $218 million after Mrs. B’s attorneys filed a Writ … Continue reading Disgust at Balch as Alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal Erupts

Balch’s Alleged Elderly Abuse and Exploitation; FBI Silent

Exploitation: The expenditure, diminution, or use of the property, assets, or resources of a protected person without the express voluntary consent of that person or his or her legally authorized representative… A bombshell story on Alabama Today last Friday is rocking the legal and law enforcement community in Birmingham, Alabama. A Balch & Bingham attorney, … Continue reading Balch’s Alleged Elderly Abuse and Exploitation; FBI Silent