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Judge Bill Brooks Caught

168Amax

Posted 4:49 am, 05/06/2021

No where in the article did it say that Mr Brooks charged a excessive fee.He just failed to report it as extra judicial income.

168Amax

Posted 1:53 am, 05/06/2021

Unless the Will provides otherwise, under North Carolina law, Executors or Administrators may claim a commission of up to 5% of the Estate assets and receipts, as approved by the Clerk of Court

168Amax

Posted 1:42 am, 05/06/2021

Apparently the post hadn't been removed my bad

168Amax

Posted 1:41 am, 05/06/2021

In reply to a earlier post I have always found Judge Brooks to be a shrewd judge of character, I see that the post I am referring to has been removed LOL Also would like to point out that the fees for a administrator are a percentage set by statue

antithesis

Posted 12:17 am, 05/06/2021

It is clear that the Supreme Court ruled that he violated their code of ethics and that the fees were excessive.


Can you show me where they said that the fees were excessive? I didn't know that was legislated...

This person continues to refuse acknowledging the seriousness of this matter. To this person, it is as if the Supreme Court, (and the opinions of others), do not matter to "antithesis". One cannot spin this into "a nothing" and "no wrong" doing. Apparently, it was serious enough for the Supreme Court to punish Judge Brooks.

I said nothing of the sort... I said that it looks like a very minor oversight that he failed to complete a form, and he was punished with a 30 day suspension. Based on the law, the penalty could have ranged from a fine to a 45 day suspension, so it seems as if the courts went a little harsher than necessary.

But I would agree that your priorities are out of whack. Sexual assault would be serious... failing to fill out a form? Not so much.

PatriciaMatkins

Posted 9:22 pm, 05/05/2021

This want be the only thing he's violated. Trust me my daughter's rights where violated in open court. And he also called me piece of crap mother and gave me 72 hrs in jail. This man and jamie little know they violated her rights when he said she's 16yrs old. And still ordered her to be in school. And yes I'm going after their ***es. And he himself knows he was doing something wrong.

ht

Posted 7:56 pm, 05/03/2021

Anti is who, Metal?

|METALTRUCKER|

Posted 3:08 pm, 05/03/2021

ANTITHESIS IS HIM??
HOLY SHIZA.
dam dude.

Foxnose

Posted 8:50 am, 04/24/2021

How can you reason with someone that argues with LEO that there shouldn't be a speed limit on our highways?

Anti is just that, anti

RecordOne

Posted 8:20 am, 04/24/2021

I don't choose arguments and try to be a voice for reason and responsibility. However, I am taken-aback by the one identifying themself as "antithesis". This person continues to refuse acknowledging the seriousness of this matter. To this person, it is as if the Supreme Court, (and the opinions of others), do not matter to "antithesis". One cannot spin this into "a nothing" and "no wrong" doing. Apparently, it was serious enough for the Supreme Court to punish Judge Brooks. After reading, the comments from official court documents released by the Supreme Court, Brooks knowingly and willingly was guilty of excessive charges and not reporting the additional income. for setting an estate for "friends as close as family". $90,000 is a lot of money to most people.

papa1

Posted 6:46 am, 04/24/2021

I have never appeared before Judge Brooks nor am I aware of knowing anyone who has. I think you make your assumptions because someone dares to question you. It is clear that the Supreme Court ruled that he violated their code of ethics and that the fees were excessive. Your history of picking and choosing your points to justify your view is evident in the discussion in this ruling.

antithesis

Posted 1:17 am, 04/24/2021

From the death of Mr. Crawford to the settlement and payments was two years. March 2014 to March 2016.


I think we're arguing semantics (does "several" mean 2 or 3 years?), but it states that he continued working on their estates until closing them in 2017.

Isn't it the responsibility of the Supreme Court, or rather wasn't it their responsibility, to study the evidence and determining the guilt and punishment of Judge Brooks.

Exactly.


I think it's pretty obvious that we have some people that were convicted by Judge Brooks for one crime or another, and instead of taking personal responsibility for their own actions they take joy in thinking that he may have done something wrong, too.

RecordOne

Posted 11:16 pm, 04/23/2021

What is amazing is that non-judicial people, (like most of us), are trying to dispute the investigation and guilty verdict of the Supreme Court in their decision to punish a judge for wrongful acts not appropriate for someone serving in that capacity. Isn't it the responsibility of the Supreme Court, or rather wasn't it their responsibility, to study the evidence and determining the guilt and punishment of Judge Brooks. As an observer reading these posts, this is ridiculous. The Supreme Court would certainly come down on the side of leniency rather than run the risk of Judge Brooks appealing their decision and punishment. I hope this posting helps.

papa1

Posted 9:34 pm, 04/23/2021

From the death of Mr. Crawford to the settlement and payments was two years. March 2014 to March 2016.

tmann

Posted 9:31 pm, 04/23/2021

Anti is Judge Brooks. And he should resign

antithesis

Posted 9:25 pm, 04/23/2021

It was in the original statement:

3. On or about March 9, 2014, Robert Crawford passed away. Mary Grace Crawford subsequently died on November 29, 2014. While serving as District Court Judge, Respondent also served as executor of both wills. In that capacity, Respondent admitted both wills to probate and filed inventories and accountings with Wilkes County Clerk of Superior Court until both estates were closed in 2017.

4. At the time Respondent carried out his functions as the executor of the Crawford estates, Respondent knew or should have known that the Code of Judicial Conduct prohibited him from serving as the executor or any type of fiduciary for individuals other than members of Respondent's family. Respondent had known the Crawfords for many years and considered them to be like family, but acknowledges he was not related to them by blood or marriage.

5. During the week of March 14, 2016, Respondent was compensated with a $2,550 commission for serving as executor of Robert Crawford's estate and a $85,320.77 commission for serving as executor of Mary Grace Crawford's estate.

https://thewilkesrecord.com...19-149.htm

He worked on their estates from March 2014 until sometime in 2017... that qualifies as "several years."

papa1

Posted 9:21 pm, 04/23/2021

Anti, how did you determine the $90,000 was cumulative over several years? You make assumptions for which you have no basis other than speculation.

antithesis

Posted 2:42 pm, 04/23/2021

He charged $90,000 to settle the estates of two people he stated were like family to him even though there were not relatives.


Not exactly... he got a commission for handling the sale of their estate, and the $90,000 commission was cumulative over several years.

Theirs no way this is your real name " antithesis" Better circle around and find a better answer.

Welcome to the internet, dale! Let me show you around... you're on what's called a "website." You're typing on what we call a "keyboard."

And when someone puts something in italics or "quotes," it means that they're quoting what someone else said. In this case, I quoted BarryBush.

I'm not shocked that you glanced at something and totally misunderstood what was going on. That seems to be the norm for you.

RecordOne

Posted 12:47 pm, 04/23/2021

Supreme Court says Judge Brooks is guilty with punishment. According to the news articles this case was thoroughly investigated. Can this be disputed?

sittinbythebay

Posted 12:44 pm, 04/23/2021

What happened with Mr. Lyons Metal?

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