Under Section 1203.051 of the Texas Estates Code, there are certain requirements that must be met, when removing a guardian including:
- Appointing a guardian ad litem, to protect the personal interests of the Ward during the change of guardians;
- Appointing an attorney ad litem, to protect the legal interests of the Ward during the change of guardians; and
- Removal of existing guardian must comply with Texas Estates Code 1203.056 Removal and Reinstatement of Guardian under Certain Circumstances
NONE OF THESE REQUIREMENTS WERE MET when Charlie Thrash’s common-law wife Laura Martinez-Thrash was removed on Jan 29, 2019 as Charlie’s guardian by Judge Oscar Kazen.
Judge Kazen improperly and against several Texas Estates Code statutes abused his authority in replacing Laura’s no-cost guardianship of Charlie with the for-profit guardianship of Charlie by Judge Kazen’s two-block away neighbor, the wife of the Mayor of the community where they all live/lived, and professional guardian, Mary Werner.