Diane Dimond has written a searing, insightful examination of guardianship that all too often fails those it is supposed to help. As Dimond reveals by close investigation of guardianships gone bad, it is too susceptible to exploitation and theft, and worse, abuse of the so-called “incapacitated” person. Dimond identifies the need for adequate funding of oversight and supervision of guardians. The need is great. The time to act is now.