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Resource ID: #28693
Subject: Probate Court
Source: Heather Catallo, Johnny N. Sartin Jr., Randy Lundquist
Affiliation: WXYZ-TV
Date: May 30, 2019 – November 21, 2019



This reporting sparked criminal investigations, reunited families, and new legislation is now being introduced. There are more than 32,000 adults currently under court-ordered guardianship in Michigan, and many of their families have compared this practice to human trafficking. Before this investigation aired, most of our viewers had never even heard of the probate judges and courts that have so much power over families.
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