California Conservatorship For Developmentally Disabled

A limited conservatorship for developmentally disabled individuals is when a judge appoints another person (conservator) to help a developmentally disabled adult (conservatee). The conservatee is a person who suffers from a developmental disability which, as a result, makes them unable to provide for some of their personal and/or financial needs. A person is deemed developmentally [...]

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Powers of a Limited Conservatorship

A limited conservatorship is a legal process when a judge orders a responsible person, also called a conservator, to care for an adult who has a developmental disability (conservatee). As an illustration, an adult who has a developmental disability means they suffer from a severe or chronic disability due to a mental illness or physical [...]

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The Basics of a Limited Conservatorship

A limited conservatorship in California is when a court has appointed someone to oversee the care of an adult who does not have the ability to fully take care of themselves. If an adult is caring for another adult with special needs, the caregiver can ask a court of law to appoint him or her as a conservator of [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:47:54-08:00November 24th, 2014|Conservatorship, Estate Planning|Comments Off on The Basics of a Limited Conservatorship

Conservatorships in California

If you have an elderly family member, you may be concerned about his ability to care for himself as he gets older. California law allows an adult to apply or be appointed to take care of another adult who cannot care for himself through a legal process called conservatorship. The person taking care of the [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:48:01-08:00July 18th, 2014|Estate Planning|Comments Off on Conservatorships in California