Faced with the complex process of a California conservatorship? One of the first steps of obtaining conservatorship in California is understanding the process. Then, you must complete complicated petition documents. Need help with this step? Be sure to contact A People's Choice for low cost, attorney-free assistance.
If you need to get an adult conservatorship in California, be aware that getting an adult conservatorship is a lengthy process. Although it is possible to ask for expedited temporary orders, in some situations, permanent orders can take between 6 to 12 months in California. The conservatee, the person who needs care, must be evaluated by a physician to determine their incapacity. The process primarily consists of filing legal documents with the court and making a few court appearances.
Have you found yourself needing to care for a loved one who no longer can handle their own personal needs or finances? At A People’s Choice, we have helped California residents prepare power of attorneys or file a court conservatorship so they can handle the financial and medical desires of a loved one. But here's the problem. How do you know what process will give you the authority you need to handle your loved one's affairs? The following information is aimed at helping you understand the difference between power of attorney and conservatorship,
A probate conservatorship in California occurs when the court appoints a responsible person (conservator) to care for another adult (conservatee). Specifically, a conservator is appointed to care for a conservatee when the court decides that the conservatee is unable to care for his or her own well-being or finances.
California law allows family members to get an emergency conservatorship for their loved one. A conservatorship is a court process which legally enables another person to make decisions about another person’s finances and health. The facts required to get an emergency conservatorship can found in California Probate Code.
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 [...]
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 [...]