What’s a Conservatorship of the Estate in California?

It happens every day: while driving on a highway, someone gets into a ghastly accident and sustains an injury. The accident impairs their cognitive and physical ability, and they can no longer oversee their estates and finances. What happens if, God forbid, this person is your spouse or relative? You may decide you need [...]

What’s a Conservatorship of the Person in California?

Dementia, stroke, and other debilitating illnesses are all too common, especially among the elderly. What happens if you have a loved one with an issue like this?  You probably want to make sure they get all the attention and care they need. If you live in the Golden State, one way of ensuring you have [...]

How Temporary Conservatorship in California Works

Have you ever wondered what would happen in someone close to you was involved in an accident that incapacitated them? How could you legally step in to help if they needed intensive treatment or were unable to manage their personal property? If you're in the Golden State, the best solution may be a temporary conservatorship [...]

How to File for Conservatorship in Kern County, CA

There are quite a few reasons someone might not be able to care for themselves, and governments recognize this. That's why the constitutions of most countries make provisions for legal caretakers and decision-makers. In the United States, when an adult is unable to take care of themselves, they can be placed in a conservatorship. [...]

What Is a Mental Health Conservatorship in California?

Poor mental health is a massive problem for many adults. Although old age can trigger mental health instability, other external factors may also be responsible. For instance, lack of attention or care for older adults often leads to dejection and depression, and long-lasting depression can spur other problems. Perhaps this is part of the reason [...]

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What Are Letters of Conservatorship in California?

What happens when a person becomes incapacitated in California? Are there laws under the California probate code that state how such individuals can receive special care? Yes, of course! Conservatorship is the answer to anything pertaining to the incapacitation of an individual, and letters of conservatorship are an important part of that arrangement. Personal conservators [...]

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How to Fight a Conservatorship in California

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 [...]

By |2022-01-04T07:22:17-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Conservatorship|0 Comments