You are still basing your knowledge on what the media has reported.
Doesn’t FR exist because the media lies and spins?
Why are you so determined to have an opinion on a subject that is beyond your control to know well?
Perhaps some lawyer has been stealing his mother blind and he is worried to death about her and has only one method to break through the barriers to save her. Anything is possible. Reporters don’t even leave their desks to file these stories.
Sometimes, just sometimes, a local newspaper reports based on easily-checked public records, as wideawake has pointed out.
Since when is it a crime to come to the defense of an old lady who didn’t start this fight, but stands to be pushed aside unless she has to bother her advanced old age with stress? It’s not like she is a publicity hoe here. Her other son has come to her defense.
What is bothering you so very much about this story? Unless you put your own mother in the street, why the outrage?