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May 3, 2021: Answers filed in response to Tonya Barina’s defamation lawsuit against Netflix, et.al.

Responses to Charlie Thrash’s guardian, Tonya Barina, complaining that Laura Martinez-Thrash’s right to self-defense is defamatory to Tonya.

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Lawyers lie, media repeats

Lasting damage caused by San Antonio Express-News’ biased and one-sided coverage of Charlie Thrash’s guardianship

March 21, 2021: Attorneys and wannabe journalists Elisa Reiter and Daniel Pollack write a supposedly informed article about Charlie Thrash’s guardianship that manages to continue the disrespectful tone towards Laura Martinez, along with a complete disregard for the facts as well as points of law, that show these two attorney-journalists have a long way to […]

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Lawyers lie, media repeats

San Antonio Express-News coverage of Charlie Thrash’s guardianship case consists of a total of 6 ‘news’ articles

March 29, 2019 to March 31, 2020: Six articles in a one year time span is all the coverage of Charlie Thrash’s guardianship trial the San Antonio Express-News could provide.  Of those six articles, all authored by John MacCormack, not a one of them made an honest attempt to present Charlie Thrash’s wishes, or show […]

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Lawyers lie, media repeats

Media Bias in San Antonio Express-News coverage of Charlie Thrash’s guardianship case

April 12-13, 2019: April 12-13, 2019 San Antonio Express-News coverage of Charlie Thrash’s guardianship trial, showing obvious bias against Laura Martinez and her counsel Phil Ross, a bias picked up from Court investigator Elaine Damian’s discredited report, which offered unsubstantiated opinions and misstatements of fact in place of an evidence-based, impartial investigation to discover the […]

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April 9, 2019: Struck from the record – Verified Objection Rebuttal and Supplement Objection to Report of Court investigator Elaine Damian

March 16, 2019: Attorney Phil Ross, representing Laura Martinez and her daughter Brittany, filed a 99 page Objection Rebuttal to the March 8, 2019 Report of Court investigator, Elaine Damian.  All of it was struck from the record by Judge Oscar Kazen on April 9, 2019.  Judge Oscar Kazen struck Charlie and Laura’s truthful defense […]

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Lawyers lie, media repeats

Media Bias in Charlie Thrash’s guardianship case: headline example

Before delving into the quality, scope and accuracy of the journalism contained in the article now-retired Bexar County Courthouse beat reporter John MacCormack, chose to employ in this one of several articles he wrote for the Express-News in Charlie’s guardianship case, let’s just look at the different headlines that the average reader is probably not […]

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Who, What, and Where is Shavano Park, Texas?

How connected is Judge Oscar Kazen? Plenty

It’s hard to overstate just how important the Kazen family is to the Law, as well as the Judiciary, especially along the Texas Rio Grande international border, and that’s because the Kazens rule South Texas, and they have for generations. When we say the Kazens ‘rule’ South Texas, we mean like absolute monarchs. Oscar, as […]

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April 16, 2021: Martinez v. Kazen alleges gross negligence, failure to oversee guardians

April 16, 2021: Original Petition in Martinez vs. Kazen is filed in San Antonio, Texas’ 150th District Court “complaining of the Honorable Oscar J. Kazen, in his official capacity as statutory probate judge, and requesting relief pursuant to the Texas Estates Code, Subchapter A, Section 1201.001-3.” From Texas Estates Code: Sec. 1201.003. JUDGE’S LIABILITY. A […]

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March 4, 2021: Original Petition and Request for Disclosure in McMahan as Conservator of Larry Hancock et al vs John Petry, Robert Werner et al

March 4, 2021: Original Petition in McMahan as Conservator et al vs. Petry, Werner et al showing just how serious and well documented (so far) the allegations against Bob Werner and his other former partners at Langley Banack are. This is a serious lawsuit that could cause the citizens of San Antonio, specifically Shavano Park, […]

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April 12, 2021: Finding legal malpractice in Charlie’s guardianship court filings

We are not lawyers, but we can recognize a legal error when we see one, and that’s the only way we can describe the January 29, 2019 ORDER, signed by Judge Oscar Kazen, presumed to have been drafted for his judicial signature by attorney William Leighner, that misstates on January 29, 2019 Charlie Thrash did […]