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Over a Dozen Florida Statutes Violated While Michael Has Acted as Terri's Legal Guardian

MICHAEL SCHIAVO HAS VIOLATED over a dozen Florida Statutes while acting as Terri's legal guardian. The following encompass some of the infractions; (in no particular order) 

Many of These Violations Constitute willful Neglect

Ordered the dehydration and starvation of Terri Schindler Schiavo

Ignored Governor Bush's Executive Order to immediately stay withholding of nutrition and hydration from Terri and "immediately provide nutrition and hydration to Theresa Schiavo"...

Ordered that a DNR (do not resuscitate) order be placed in her record


Fathering a child out-of-wedlock

Breach of Fiduciary Duty 

Had not taken mandatory guardianship classes until of late

Has not filed guardianship plan with court for past 3 years - last one filed listed "nothing" under plan of action for Terri's care

Moved Terri to Hospice without court approval or knowledge and without 2 physicians diagnosing Terri as "terminal" 

Medical and nursing care abuse and neglect

Denied and obstructed provisions for meeting physical, emotional, psycho/social spiritual and rehabilitative needs

Has not permitted Terri to have Rehabilitative Therapy since l991

Denied or severely restricted Terri's parents, brother and sister from visiting and having normal interaction and relationships with Terri as well as other family and friends

On two occasions ordered caretakers not to treat Terri for potentially fatal infections

Consistently withheld medical information and data from Terri's family which violated a specific court order of l996 

Has used her medical fund money from malpractice suit (1 million dollars) to pay his lawyer

Neglected to inquire about or act to seek care when a bone scan revealed lumbar spine compression fracture , other fractures and apparent traumatic injuries

Stopped Monsignor Thaddeus Malanowski from giving Terri Holy Communion//Viaticum when she was being dehydrated and starved 

Guardian Ad Litem report of Richard Pearse in l998 was ignored or rejected

Medicare payment for Terri for a period of time at hospice

Bill at Hospice remains unpaid

Read the Florida statutes: Rights of incapacitated persons; Change of ward's address; Guardian education requirements; Neglect of vulnerable persons; Exploitation of vulnerable persons

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