"The next person who doesn't follow the orders is going to see a contempt citation coming their way.". Judges around the country have received media attention for their rulings related to the pandemic. After the local ABC television affiliate reported on the story, Hartman said mothers and some grandmothers started to call her with stories about their cases in Grendell's courtroom. The imbalance underscores the lack of a national policy. In one high-profile example, in 2014, he threatened to hold the chairwoman of the Geauga County Republican Party in contempt of court after he learned she had privately characterized him as a “narcissist and mentally ill.” The matter was dropped. The judge banned two parents, who were wrangling over custody of their young boys, from having the "children undergo COVID-19 testing" without his approval, according to the court record. He also has alleged that his ex is obsessive to the point that it creates fear and anxiety for the children and that she has had the children overtreated and tested for COVID-19 and other illnesses. Acton later resigned and some conservative lawmakers turned their attention to Gov. In court, Sherrick has accused Page of using visits to doctors and hospitals as an excuse to keep the boys longer than her allotted parenting time. And he has claimed that 15 mothers in his court have used the virus as an excuse in custody cases to "mess with" their exes' parenting time. The danger of the judge's order, if followed, is that it might lead to one of the boys not getting medical treatment he needs, said Michelle Mello, a health law and policy professor at Stanford University. “She has been a good mother,” Sherrick said of Page. But medical experts told ProPublica that a COVID-19 test is often essential for healthcare providers to protect themselves and to decide on the best course of treatment for a patient. to terminate the state COVID-19 emergency public health orders, Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. He said his decisions are "always in the best interest of the children" and "based on sound law and the actual facts in the case." Protesters showed up at the suburban Columbus home of Amy Acton, then the director of the Ohio Department of Health. The judge also has been embroiled in public spats, sometimes with other elected or political officials. Nobody seems to be able to stop Grendell, Bonnie Sherrick said of the judge. One woman carried a sign with an anti-Semitic message aimed at Acton, who is Jewish. We would love to hear your feedback. He is on the faculty of University of California, San Francisco, where he is chairman of the Department of Medicine, the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Hospital Medicine, and the Holly Smith Distinguished Professor in Science and Medicine. He also has alleged that his ex is obsessive to the point that it creates fear and anxiety for the children and that she has had the children overtreated and tested for COVID-19 and other illnesses. Acton later resigned and some conservative lawmakers turned their attention to Gov. The conflict between public health precautions and individual freedoms has been extreme in Ohio, which was among the first states to issue sweeping health orders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Robert M. Wachter is an academic physician and author. It is highly unusual for a judge to call a litigant in a proceeding directly. Some courts have issued standing orders that general concerns about COVID-19 should not disrupt established parenting schedules. Prior to becoming UCSF's ninth chair of medicine, he served as chief of UCSF's Division o… But Hartman was struck by one similarity: "Everybody is scared about what he is going to do.". “We are unable to provide the right kind of care without it,” said Dr. Robert Wachter, chair of the department of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Some carried rifles. Grendell's order prohibiting testing for COVID-19 came about a week later. ProPublica has spoken to mothers and grandmothers in four additional cases who said Grendell has been unfair to them. Infection numbers were low early on in Ohio, but since October the seven-day average of new daily COVID-19 cases has spiked tenfold, to about 10,000 on Dec. 13. Family and friends can light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Though Sherrick did not respond to requests for comment, his mother, Bonnie Sherrick, lamented the effect the case is having on her grandchildren. “It’s standard of care,” Mello said. Medical records she provided to ProPublica document the boys’ chronic conditions, including asthma, autism and other ailments. "It's standard of care," Mello said. She said that her son, as well as Page and Grendell, have all contributed to the problems, but that there’s no reason Page should be penalized for properly managing the medical conditions of the children. Daily deaths and hospitalizations also have jumped to record highs. Page said she reached a breaking point after losing custody of her children and being accused of contempt of court. Legally, judges have wide discretion to resolve disputes between parents. At a protest rally in May, just steps away from where he presides over family court, Grendell proclaimed that public health restrictions to contain the pandemic were unconstitutional and "we should be allowed to get back to our lives." Individuals can use the online calculator to estimate their risk of dying from COVID-19 if they become infected with the coronavirus. Here’s how to send tips and documents to ProPublica securely. “We are unable to provide the right kind of care without it,” said Dr. Robert Wachter, chair of the department of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. When Dr. Robert Wachter's wife underwent surgery in October to donate a kidney to a friend, her chief anxiety, he said, was "the possibility that she might be killed by a medical mistake." But medical experts told ProPublica that a COVID-19 test is often essential for health care providers to protect themselves and to decide on the best course of treatment for a patient. Earlier in the pandemic, the COVID-19 "fear factor" made sense, Grendell continued. In their mostly rural county of about 90,000 people, the judge and his wife have repeatedly made public comments that minimize the health threat of the pandemic, he said. Earlier in the pandemic, the COVID-19 “fear factor” made sense, Grendell continued. Sherrick filed a handwritten motion the next day, claiming Page had a pattern of not returning the boys, and asking for custody. Learn how your comment data is processed. ROBERT JAMES WACHTER of Alexandria VA passed on Aug 16th felled by the coronavirus. Robert Wachter, chair of the department of medicine at the University of California-San Francisco, worries that people will blame the COVID vaccines for … "She has been a good mother," Sherrick said of Page. What’s striking from a medical-legal perspective, Mello said, is that the child’s test was given during a hospital visit. Several family law attorneys told ProPublica that they refuse to take cases in Grendell's court because they do not believe he treats parties in cases fairly. Before COVID-19, people brought home colds and diseases every day, he said, branding the pandemic a “panic-ademic.”. But the blanket order prohibiting COVID-19 testing seemed to "come out of nowhere. “He knows he makes the rules.”. "I certainly would like an explanation, and I don't believe COVID at this time period is a legitimate one," he said on her voicemail, which was provided to her attorneys and ProPublica. She has disputed those characterizations. Grendell did not return ProPublica's request to comment about the voicemail. Robert M. Wachter, MD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at UCSF, where he is the Holly Smith Distinguished Professor in Science and Medicine and the Benioff Endowed Chair in Hospital Medicine. SMITH, MARY ANN (nee Wachter), beloved wife of Herbert C. Smith, dear mother of Robert E. Lewis, Jr., Joyce Ann Buffen, James W. and Clay B. Lewis, daughter of Stella Mae Strunk and Robert Wachter, grandmother of Charity, Christine, Jimmy, Robbie and Sara, sister of James W. and Isabelle Wachter, also survived by several nieces and nephews. Grendell reiterated that he has seen situations where one parent repeatedly misuses COVID-19 testing and quarantining to prevent the other parent from spending court-ordered time with children. (Emily Haasch, special to ProPublica). My son lives below us and has been completely safe and my daughter, who's a medical student, has been going to work but she’s been tested regularly. She said that her son, as well as Page and Grendell, have all contributed to the problems, but that there's no reason Page should be penalized for properly managing the medical conditions of the children. But the blanket order prohibiting COVID-19 testing seemed to “come out of nowhere.”, Since Grendell himself made the motion, it made Potts wonder: “Who is telling you this stuff? Robert F. Wachter, Sr., aged 87 of Rotonda West, FL, passed away on May 8, 2010. In a June 29 hearing, Grendell dismissed the virus as a relevant factor: "There is zero evidence that COVID is a danger to 6-year-olds — zip," Grendell said, according to the court reporter's transcript of the hearing. The child's younger brother was picked up from the home of Sherrick's mother. One set of attorneys warned her not to speak publicly about her case and withdrew from representing her after she ignored their advice. "There is no downside to getting a COVID test," Hoffman said. Bob was preceded in death by his beloved wife Jean Marie (Debold), his son Robb, his daughter, Deborah Jean, and his brother William J. Wachter. Lax states are attracting shoppers and students from stricter neighbors — and sending back COVID-19 cases. Before COVID-19, people brought home colds and diseases every day, he said, branding the pandemic a "panic-ademic. A doctor subsequently ordered a coronavirus test for one of the boys before admitting him to a children's hospital for severe breathing problems. In May, Grendell sent Stacy Hartman’s two teenage sons to juvenile detention after they refused a court-ordered visit with their father. She has disputed those characterizations. “It’s basically blindfolding us or asking us to take care of someone with an arm tied behind our back.”. A United States Marine Corps Veteran during the Korean Conflict, George retired from the Maryland State Police with 29-1/2 years of service. In Iowa, a judge sentenced a mother to 10 days in jail for refusing to follow a child visitation ruling due to COVID-19 concerns, according to the Sioux City Journal. The evidence in the dispute still has not been heard in court. He was born on May 29, 1922, in Grand Rapids, MI and was preceded in death by his former wife, Lucy, and his step-daughter, Cheryl Page. Grendell's wife, Diane, an Ohio state representative and former appellate judge, introduced legislation to terminate the state COVID-19 emergency public health orders. We are sad to announce that on September 11, 2018 we had to say goodbye to Robert E. Wachter (Janesville, Minnesota), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The following month, he testified to state lawmakers in Columbus that health authorities and a "drumbeat" of media coverage had "created an atmosphere of fear" surrounding the virus. That has been our pod. But now that it was “almost July 1st, it’s not doing much for me,” he said. Hartman told ProPublica that she begged that her two boys not be locked up during a pandemic. - In-depth, underreported and high-impact journalism that promotes the public good. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. Mike DeWine, a Republican, with some demanding his impeachment and his arrest, to no avail. He had been employed for … Page’s new attorney, Lee Potts, said when he took over the case he understood it was complicated. Through his court administrator, Grendell said that he was prohibited from commenting on pending cases, or about broader accusations related to his conduct. Born February 14, 1932, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Wachter was the son of the late George Carl Wachter, Sr., and Edith Irene (Dawson) Wachter. In court, Sherrick has accused Page of using visits to doctors and hospitals as an excuse to keep the boys longer than her allotted parenting time. On Nov. 20, Grendell issued a new interim order that the children could be tested if they had symptoms and if their pediatrician recommended it. "It's basically blindfolding us or asking us to take care of someone with an arm tied behind our back.". Grendell declined ProPublica's request to be interviewed for this story. Tribute & Message From The Family. A doctor subsequently ordered a coronavirus test for one of the boys before admitting him to a children’s hospital for severe breathing problems. Page’s medical records show they have undergone five tests for COVID-19 between them. Timothy Grendell, a Republican former legislator who has been on the bench for more than a decade, has long been a polarizing figure in Ohio political and legal circles. When Grendell found out, he threatened to find the mother in contempt of court, a move that could lead to her being thrown in jail. Page had a fever the day before the hearing, a possible symptom of COVID-19, so she sat in her car. The judge also threatened to hold Hartman in contempt of court and jail her if she didn’t take them to the visit, according to a court transcript. A United States Marine Corps Veteran during the Korean Conflict, George retired from the Maryland State Police with 29-1/2 years of service. The child was administered a COVID-19 test before being admitted and treated during an overnight stay. Sherrick filed a handwritten motion the next day, claiming Page had a pattern of not returning the boys, and asking for custody. “This judge needs to be held accountable to somebody other than our family,” Page said. A few weeks after he testified to lawmakers, he referred to the pandemic as a “panic-ademic” in the midst of a custody proceeding in his courtroom in Geauga County, outside Cleveland. If republishing, please cite the Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism, our Eye On Ohio logo, and any applicable donors who contributed grants to make this work possible. Page's new attorney, Lee Potts, said when he took over the case he understood it was complicated. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. "So this is like the cause du jour," Grendell said. The test was negative. The danger of the judge’s order, if followed, is that it might lead to one of the boys not getting medical treatment he needs, said Michelle Mello, a health law and policy professor at Stanford University. Nobody seems to be able to stop Grendell, Bonnie Sherrick said of the judge. This article produced under a Creative Commons Attribution & Share Alike license. Rising discontent with the orders this spring led angry citizens to march on the Ohio Statehouse, chanting “Open Ohio” and breaking several windows. He is survived by his loving companion of 16 years, Esther Lyle Hagen, and 5 sons: Robert Louise Wachter, Jr., of Topock, AZ; Richard Mary Wachter of Alto, MI; Jerry Kathy Wachte The test was negative. This story was co-published with Eye on Ohio, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Ohio Center for Journalism. “Nobody gets into a hospital and around other patients without a COVID test. Robert is survived by his wife Alicia, sons Adam Wachter, Alex (Tracey) Wachter, stepdaughter Brooke Kinney, stepson Kevin Kinney, mother Doris Wachter, brothers Jeff Wachter, Ken (Cecelia) Wachter, Joe (Darla) Wachter, Gary (Ann) Wachter, Ernest Wachter, and many loving grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. "Nobody gets into a hospital and around other patients without a COVID test. “So this is like the cause du jour,” Grendell said. One set of attorneys warned her not to speak publicly about her case and withdrew from representing her after she ignored their advice. After the local ABC television affiliate reported on the story, Hartman said mothers and some grandmothers started to call her with stories about their cases in Grendell’s courtroom. On Oct. 2, Grendell made an order that legal experts call unheard of, and medical experts say could cause harm. But those types of decisions are generally made after a judge hears evidence from both sides on the issues, Hoffman said. ", Near the conclusion of the hearing, Grendell issued a threat: "I'm going to make this crystal clear," he said. The conflict between public health precautions and individual freedoms has been extreme in Ohio, which was among the first states to issue sweeping health orders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Page accused Sherrick of failing to provide adequate medical care for the boys, and her parenting time included multiple visits to doctors and emergency rooms. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. This article was published on Friday, December 18, 2020 in ProPublica. Get current address, cell phone number, email address, relatives, friends and a lot more. Mr. Robert A. Wachter, Jr., 83, of Thurmont, MD., passed away Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. Saying Page had failed to return the children on time, Sherrick filed an emergency motion with the judge for custody of the children. Page's medical records show they have undergone five tests for COVID-19 between them. In this case, Grendell made the order on his own motion, without a specific request from either parent to ban the test. In 2015, Modern Healthcaremagazine named him the most influential physician-executive in the United States. On Sept. 23, Page went to Sherrick's home and picked up the child to take him to the hospital, according to a court filing, and was late returning him to Sherrick. But those types of decisions are generally made after a judge hears evidence from both sides on the issues, Hoffman said. ", Since Grendell himself made the motion, it made Potts wonder: "Who is telling you this stuff? Sherrick and his attorney, Robert Zulandt, did not return multiple requests from ProPublica to comment. ... Tyrese Announces He and Wife Headed for Divorce 12/29/2020 9:08 PM PT The boys' Cleveland Clinic pediatrician had deemed them high risk if they became exposed to the coronavirus. Ohio juvenile court Judge Timothy Grendell has been outspoken about his belief that the COVID-19 pandemic is overblown. Daily deaths and hospitalizations also have jumped to record highs. He is survived by his daughter, Wanda Valarie Wachter and her husband David Ray Sullivan. Page has disagreed about the parameters suggested for visitation, so she still has not seen her children. “There is no downside to getting a COVID test,” Hoffman said. Page said her attorneys warned her against taking her child to the hospital on Nov. 2 for fear of violating the judge’s order. In April, a judge in South Florida temporarily took custody away from a doctor because she treated patients with COVID-19, the Miami Herald reported. And he has claimed that 15 mothers in his court have used the virus as an excuse in custody cases to “mess with” their exes’ parenting time. Born on December 15, 1936 in Frederick, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Robert A. Wachter, Sr. and Mildred I. Wachter, of Lewistown, Maryland. by Eye On Ohio Staff, Eye on Ohio December 18, 2020. Maya Miller contributed reporting. That reputation extends to his courtroom. Required fields are marked *. Ohio juvenile court Judge Timothy Grendell has been outspoken about his belief that the COVID-19 pandemic is overblown. The delays were typically brief, she said. Timothy Grendell, a Republican former legislator who has been on the bench for more than a decade, has long been a polarizing figure in Ohio political and legal circles. Wachter received his medical degree at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Then, on Oct. 2, Grendell made an order that legal experts call unheard of, and medical experts say could cause harm. A few weeks after he testified to lawmakers, he referred to the pandemic as a "panic-ademic" in the midst of a custody proceeding in his courtroom in Geauga County, outside Cleveland. Find the obituary of Robert Myron Wachter (1925 - 2020) from Gladstone, MO. Access is free so discover Robert J Wachter's story today. Ruth Lenhart was a prominent and well-known farmer along with her husband and family and owned and operated Len Land Acres. How are you getting this information?". Leave your condolences to the family on this memorial page or send flowers to show you care. Beatrice Wachter, 76, of Allentown died Friday, July 3, at home. On four occasions since April, Page said, the boys were quarantined or they had to be taken to the doctor or hospital for treatment, which delayed their return to Sherrick. “I certainly would like an explanation, and I don't believe COVID at this time period is a legitimate one,” he said on her voicemail, which was provided to her attorneys and ProPublica. Brothers, sisters, mother, father, wife, husband and exes for Robert Wachter. Friction between Page and Sherrick continued. Grendell’s order prohibiting testing for COVID-19 came about a week later. The child’s younger brother was picked up from the home of Sherrick’s mother. Find Robert Wachter for free! In May, Grendell sent Stacy Hartman's two teenage sons to juvenile detention after they refused a court-ordered visit with their father. Born April 4, 1929 in Lewistown, Maryland, he was the son … The evidence in the dispute still has not been heard in court. Robert is now married. The pandemic had exacerbated an already tense parenting arrangement between Richard Sherrick and Kimberly Page, who were never married but have two boys who are 6 and 4. That reputation extends to his courtroom. My feeling of uselessness was a bit more surprising. He completed a residency in internal medicine, serving as chief resident, at UCSF. Page’s attorney said she could still be held in contempt of court, for violating the original order not to have the children tested for COVID-19. Built with the Largo WordPress Theme from the Institute for Nonprofit News. Some said they have filed complaints against him. Please contact us. At a protest rally in May, just steps away from where he presides over family court, Grendell proclaimed that public health restrictions to contain the pandemic were unconstitutional and “we should be allowed to get back to our lives.” The following month, he testified to state lawmakers in Columbus that health authorities and a “drumbeat” of media coverage had “created an atmosphere of fear” surrounding the virus. "We are unable to provide the right kind of care without it," said Dr. Robert Wachter, chair of the department of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. After Grendell issued his ruling prohibiting a COVID-19 test without his permission, Page contacted Geauga County Health Commissioner Tom Quade to talk about it. It is highly unusual for a judge to call a litigant in a proceeding directly. “The next person who doesn’t follow the orders is going to see a contempt citation coming their way.”. She was a … President Trump "roid rage" concerns are legit, according to Dr. Robert Wachter. Rising discontent with the orders this spring led angry citizens to march on the Ohio Statehouse, chanting "Open Ohio" and breaking several windows. Grendell declined ProPublica’s request to be interviewed for this story. Hearings in the case have been delayed until January. Through his court administrator, Grendell said that he was prohibited from commenting on pending cases, or about broader accusations related to his conduct. A United States Marine Corps Veteran during the Korean Conflict, George retired from the Maryland State Police with 29-1/2 years of service. Have you had issues related to COVID-19 affecting your court case? And another judge in South Florida required a mom to wear a mask if she wanted to see her child, wrote the South Florida Sun Sentinel. 1920 - 2020. Grendell’s no-testing order wasn’t the first time COVID-19 had been a point of contention in the case. Page said her attorneys warned her against taking her child to the hospital on Nov. 2 for fear of violating the judge's order. Friction between Page and Sherrick continued. I’m chair of one of the top academic departments in the nation, with 800 faculty; a yearly budget of $600 million; and world-renowned clinical, research, and educational programs. In their mostly rural county of about 90,000 people, the judge and his wife have repeatedly made public comments that minimize the health threat of the pandemic, he said. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at Stanford University, and he studied patient safety in England in 2011 as a Fulbright Scholar. He said his decisions are “always in the best interest of the children” and “based on sound law and the actual facts in the case.” Grendell reiterated that he has seen situations where one parent repeatedly misuses COVID-19 testing and quarantining to prevent the other parent from spending court-ordered time with children. She was the wife of Robert M. Wachter. About a week later, Grendell ordered Page to appear before him "to show cause why you should not be held in Contempt of Court for failing to abide by parenting time … and for failing to abide by the order prohibiting COVID-19 testing, unless approved by the Court first.". She said that she communicated with her ex each time, and that there have been times in the past when he had delayed returning them to her. WACHTER - Robert F. Wachter, Sr., aged 87, of Rotonda West, FL, passed away on May 8, 2010. Several family law attorneys told ProPublica that they refuse to take cases in Grendell’s court because they do not believe he treats parties in cases fairly. Hartman told ProPublica that she begged that her two boys not be locked up during a pandemic. The transcript from a June 29 hearing shows Grendell expressing views on the pandemic in court. A doctor subsequently ordered a coronavirus test for one of the boys before admitting him to a children's hospital for severe breathing problems. Quade said he did not have all the details about the judge’s order, but it seemed consistent with Grendell’s “this is a big nothingburger” feeling about COVID-19. Please share your story with ProPublica by emailing tips@propublica.org. Richard Davis “Dick” Kern Sr. died Oct. 1. Honor Guard. Have you had issues related to COVID-19 affecting your court case? Medical records she provided to ProPublica document the boys' chronic conditions, including asthma, autism and other ailments. Family court judges like Grendell have wide discretion to make decisions in the best interests of children in the middle of custody or abuse cases, experts say. Quade told ProPublica that he reached out to his agency's lawyer but ultimately decided not to get involved because the order didn't apply to his agency, which does not provide COVID testing. By Marshall Allen, ProPublica, and Rachel Dissell for ProPublica. He wanted her to stop scheduling so many medical appointments for the children, which delayed their return to him. “The court is fully cognizant of the seriousness of COVID and understands the need for all members of the public to be careful and to engage in the necessary and recommended safeguards,” Grendell said. He was About a week later, Grendell ordered Page to appear before him “to show cause why you should not be held in Contempt of Court for failing to abide by parenting time … and for failing to abide by the order prohibiting COVID-19 testing, unless approved by the Court first.”. Grendell then personally called Page's cellphone, and left a voicemail, saying Sherrick said the child needed to be returned, and instructing her to call him. And another judge in South Florida required a mom to wear a mask if she wanted to see her child, wrote the South Florida Sun Sentinel. In this case, Grendell made the order on his own motion, without a specific request from either parent to ban the test. How are you getting this information?”. Some said they have filed complaints against him. Robert was born on December 18, 1958, a son to the late James Edward Wachter and Myrtle Edith Wachter. The Michigan Court of Appeals ordered her immediate release later that month. Grendell accused her and other mothers — at least 15 total, he said — of improperly using the virus as “a reason to mess with” the parenting time of fathers. "The court is fully cognizant of the seriousness of COVID and understands the need for all members of the public to be careful and to engage in the necessary and recommended safeguards," Grendell said. Page felt ongoing anxiety about her health and the health of the boys. He is survived by his daughter, Wanda Valarie Wachter and her husband David Ray Sullivan. Protesters showed up at the suburban Columbus home of Amy Acton, then the director of the Ohio Department of Health. When Grendell found out, he threatened to find the mother in contempt of court, a move that could lead to her being thrown in jail. But Hartman was struck by one similarity: “Everybody is scared about what he is going to do.”. Page felt ongoing anxiety about her health and the health of the boys. 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