When a person has a mental disability, often they cannot take care of their own basic needs. Once they reach adulthood, you may discover you require a special type of conservatorship for mentally disabled individuals. In California, there is a specific process you must follow so the court may appoint a conservator for adults with mental disabilities. There are many reasons this becomes necessary. This article explains more about how to get conservatorship for mentally disabled in California.
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.
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.
Faced with the complex process of a California conservatorship? One of the first steps to obtain conservatorship in California is understanding the process.
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 [...]