Sunday, July 5th, 2020 at 12:02am
Much has changed for the better since the Journal published an investigative series in November and December of 2017 titled “Who Guards the Guardians.”
So it was fitting that Bacon announced last week that the New Mexico State Auditor’s Office will now have a permanent watchdog function over the nearly 6,000 cases in which state district courts have appointed guardians and conservators to manage the affairs of those deemed incapacitated.
The auditor’s report also recommended “increased focus on review of financial affairs of protected persons with substantial assets.” That makes sense.This editorial first appeared in the Albuquerque Journal. It was written by members of the editorial board and is unsigned as it represents the opinion of the newspaper rather than the writers.
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Editorial: Who guards the guardians?