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‘Ferris Bueller’s Edie McClurg’s Conservator Says She’s a Possible Victim of Elder Abuse

“Ferris Bueller” star Edie McClurg, 77, suffers from dementia and now her authorized group is preventing to get a person who has been living together with her out of her home.

In paperwork filed on Tuesday as a request for a short lived restraining order, McClurg’s attorneys mentioned a person named Michael Ramos claims to be McClurg’s “long time friend” and was capable of “ingratiate himself into (her) life while she was battling dementia.”

McClurg’s group wrote that Ramos is unemployed and “was able to finagle his way into (McClurg’s) home even though he has never paid any rent or expenses.”

The criticism additionally claims Ramos tried to take McClurg, who’s underneath a conservatorship, out of the state of California “in order to marry her when he knew she lacked capacity.”

A 2019 court docket order mandated Ramos not undergo with the nuptials, however allowed him to maintain living with McClurg, in keeping with paperwork obtained by TODAY.

The criticism says the 2 have “never been romantically involved,” however {that a} caretaker for McClurg filed a legal criticism towards Ramos that accused him of assaulting her in McClurg’s home “on more than one occasion.”

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The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences

Per the criticism, the caretaker additionally reported she is anxious Ramos “either has been or may be currently assaulting (McClurg) in a similar manner and that given her diagnosis of dementia, she may not even realize that it has been or is occurring.”

The criticism goes on to say that even when Ramos is just not abusing McClurg, his presence is “causing severe emotional distress and mental suffering.”

Ramos’ lawyer denied that he was abusive to the caretaker or McClurg.

“These are false allegations brought about by Ms. McClurg’s conservator and her counsel who have made it their mission to overturn orders issued by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge allowing Ms. McClurg’s long-term companion/fiancé to continue to reside with her at her home,” Estelle & Kennedy, A Professional Law Corporation, instructed TODAY in a press release. “Despite the seriousness of the allegations, we are not aware of any criminal charges pending against this individual, nor do we expect there to be any.”

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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – Season 1 (Margaret Norton / NBCU Photo Bank by way of Getty Images)

Last month, McClurg’s authorized group filed a petition to take away Ramos from the property following the allegations of the caretaker. In his response to the petition, Ramos denied that he had been abusive to both girl.

“Angelique Cabral (McClurg’s conservator) wants me to be removed from the residence and uses mere lies and speculation that I have harmed or may harm Edie and that is a lie that I cannot live with and must defend,” Ramos mentioned in his response, partly. “I did not harm Edie McClurg and I would not harm Edie McClurg.”

In 2017, in keeping with court docket paperwork, McClurg’s docs discovered that she was “no longer able to handle her own affairs given severe cognitive dysfunction, is not capable of living alone without supervision and assistance, and is especially vulnerable to undue influence given her poor judgment and evident dementia (likely due to Alzheimer’s disease).” She was then positioned underneath a conservatorship in February 2019.

McClurg’s authorized group declined to talk to TODAY.

Ramos is subsequent slated to seem in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Aug. 25 for the restraining order case.

McClurg has a prolonged and various resume in Hollywood. She appeared in well-known movies akin to “Carrie” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and tv classics like “The Hogan Family.” She was additionally a prolific voice actor, lending her voice to characters in lots of animated movies like “Frozen,” “Cars” and “A Bug’s Life.”


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