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Britney Spears Fights Back Against California Conservatorship

By |June 30th, 2021|Probate|

The U.S. beloved pop star Britney Spears now speaks out against a California conservatorship that she has considered being abusive and has been an issue for debate for a long time. With claims of emotional trauma and being forced to take prescription psychiatric medication, among others, the pop star revealed in a documentary that [...]

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What Is a Conservatorship Account?

By |March 30th, 2022|Conservatorship|

According to the National Council on Disability, there are an estimated 1.3 million Americans under conservatorships and guardianships right now. All kinds of people can be subject to such an arrangement—everyone from elderly infirm individuals to celebrities like Britney Spears. If you’re involved in one of those 1.3 million cases as a conservator (or are [...]

What Is Conservatorship Abuse?

By |March 9th, 2022|California Courts, Probate|

In recent years, cases of conservatorship abuse have captured the public eye. Although conservatorship mostly applies to the elderly, any incapacitated individual above 18 years can end up in a conservatorship arrangement. And with more attention on conservatorships in general, many people worry about conservatorship abuse. If a conservator financially or physically abuses a conservatee, [...]

How to Fight a Conservatorship in California

By |January 3rd, 2022|Probate|

Conservators have a key role in ensuring that incapacitated adults lead meaningful lives. At times, however, someone may want to fight a conservatorship. Relatives or close family to the conservatee may not like how the conservator cares for them. Similarly, the conservatee themselves may want to change or remove a conservatorship (see the famous example [...]