How to Get an Adult Conservatorship in California

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.

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Difference Between Power of Attorney and Conservatorship

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,

By |2019-05-12T09:27:09-07:00July 15th, 2018|Conservatorship|0 Comments

How to Get an Emergency Conservatorship

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.

By |2018-05-02T16:58:47-07:00May 1st, 2018|Conservatorship|0 Comments

How to File Conservatorship in California

Do you want to know how to file for conservatorship in California? First, decide whether you need a limited conservatorship or a full conservatorship. Do you need conservatorship over the person, the estate or both? Learn what forms are required and your low-cost options for help with the conservatorship paperwork.

By |2018-02-18T01:53:21-08:00February 18th, 2018|Conservatorship|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:45-08:00June 28th, 2016|Conservatorship|Comments Off on California Conservatorship For Developmentally Disabled

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 [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:48-08:00June 28th, 2016|Conservatorship|Comments Off on Powers of a Limited Conservatorship