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CONSERVATORSHIPS ATTORNEY LOS ANGELES
An attorney at law obtains a
Los Angeles California Conservatorship court order when you need to
person's life, assets and finances and get conservatorship letters from
the court. Conservatorships are Los Angeles court 's version
of a supervised power of attorney with some additional protections in
place in Los Angeles County. "When
you think of conservatorships in California, think of the process as life
supervision over another person."
Two Quick Questions
to answer to determine if you should call a conservatorship attorney in Los Angeles Ca:
you have a family member or a friend who is losing competency or has
lost capacity and who needs help or protection for his personal or
medical care? Has your
friend or family member been subject to fraud, or are people trying to
take advantage of him or her by influence? Conservatorships
competency declaration from an expert, usually a medical doctor which
has to be presented to the court.
the answer is yes to any of the above conservatorship qualifying
questions, a knowledgeable conservatorship attorney at our law office
in Los Angeles can help you determine if a conservatorship is in the
best suited for your love one, or conservatorship services with assist
you to protect your loved one's person and estate.
Focusing on What type
of Conservatorship is Needed
a Limited Conservatorship, many of the rights of the person are
kept. However, when a general conservatorship, sometimes called a
permanent conservatorship is put in place, in order for the court to
protect the disabled person, the court can take away the powers of the
proposed conservatee, to essentially protect him from himself.
These can mean that the conservatee can lose the ability to write
checks, pay bills, and make other financial decisions. In
that same proceeding, the Conservator (supervisor) is given the rights
to pay bills, write checks, make investments, and other Conservator
duties and powers.
What document do I
need to manage the financial affairs of my aging parent, and how does a
your parent did not put a plan in place to manage his or her estate, or
sign a valid durable power of attorney when he or she was well, then
you will need togo the route of a conservatorship.
When a power of attorney does not exist, cannot be obtained, or is in valid, in
a California Conservatorship, we obtain a court order and letters from
the court for our client that names the client as the conservator or
decision maker. When your conservatorship lawyer tells you that
you are appointed as the conservator, you will be given court papers
and documents called Letters of
This is a court form and the document which gives the conservator the
and duty to act for someone else. With Letters of
Conservatorship, you as a conservator of the estate, can pay bills and
collect the income and assets of the disabled loved one.
Possession of a Car
by a Disabled Person and Driving issues in Conservatorships in Los
If you are concernced about your parent or relative
driving a car, the
court can put in place that the conservatee shall not be in direct
possession of his or her automobile, and a doctor can certify that the
conservatee is not fit to drive. When you use the
conservatorship attorney at Sirkin Law Group, our attorneys can help
you determine what is in the best interest of your family member and
put conservatorship protections in place, if your parent or loved one
poses a risk to himself or herself in driving.
Do I have choices or any alternatives to a
conservatorship in California?
and alternatives to conservatorships are the first course of an
effective and free conservatorship evaluation during our
consultation. Our lawyers go through the
conservatorship alternatives and help you find the most suitable way of
helping your parent in Los Angeles. As part of our due
diligence in conservatorships, we evaluate
the least costly possible avenues and the least restrictive means first
to comply with the standard of care in consrvatorships.
are may choices to explore and our investigating attorney evaluates the
cost-expense ratios, pros and cons of conservatorship, as well as
suitable other ways to manage the estate and personal affairs of the
person, before we petition for conservatorship in
California. If we do determine that the
conservatorship is the best way to protect your family member, then we
have decide if a conservators of person or conservatorship of the
estate, or both are needed.
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Do you need advice from an expert and experienced
attorney who is knowledgeable about Los Angeles Conservatorship?
A California conservatorship
advisor who handles a conservatorship on behalf of the
conservator or a family
member sees some of the most emotional financial elder abuse and conservatorship lawsuits in the
Los Angeles Superior court called the Probate
Conservatorships were called guardianships in California.
Now, the difference between a conservatorship and a guardianship is
just the age of the incompetent, affected or disasbled person.
allows for creation of a legal conservatorship when someone lacks
capacity, becomes incompetent, or when he or she needs protection,
either in the health or persona area of life, or when finances are a
concern. There are voluntary conservatorships and involuntary
conservatorships in California. More often, securing an elder's
asset protection is the focus of most conservatorships in Los Angeles.
The caretaker adult
(called a "Conservator") is given
the lawful authority and responsibility to care for another
adult (called a "Conservatee"). What powers or
responsibilities are appropriate for a conservator? Our expert
lawyer in Los Angeles can help with the you get powers in a
conservatorship and give you guidance about duties of a
you have a parent or relative who has become a conservator, but who is
not doing a good job and needs to be removed as a conservator, call us.
What we do:
As leading consevatorship attorneys
in Los Angeles County, we file conservatorship petitions, file
objections to conservatorships,
oppositions when needed, and handle competing conservatorships in Los
Angeles. We have administered millions of dollars in conservatorship
assets over the course of our career of over 26 years.
How do you go about
getting a conservatorsip? To get a
conservatorship, you must present the conservatorship
court judge with relevant information about the disabled person. To
find the best legal care in Los Angeles conservatorship, contact our
in conservatorship. Call
our Sirkin Law Conservatorship lawyers in Los
Angeles can assist you obtain conservatorship powers and authority over
members or friends in need of help.
handle all conservatorship matters from start to finish, and prepare
your Report and Conservatorship Accounting Petition for the
court. Some firms handle only conservatorship administration, and
some handle conservatorship litigation. Our attorneys handle both
Conservatorship administration and Conservatorship litigation in
conservatorship attorney and paralegals handle filing of
and objections to conservatorship in Los Angeles. We can answer
your conservatorship questions and have the answers you are
seeking. Look to us for help.
Conservatorship Available Under California Law:
General Conservatorships in Los Angeles
County can be three
1) Conservatorship of the person; 2)
Conservatorship of the
Estate; and 3) Conservatorship of person and estate.
There are several other types of
Conservatorship matters also
available such as LPS Conservatorships (mental health) and
Developmentally Disabled Conservatorship (also known as a Limited
the most common conservatorship questions and answers here.
BECOME A CONSERVATOR OR FILE FOR A CONSERVATORSHIP IN CALIFORNIA?
A spouse, domestic partner, child, relative,
friend, neighbor, the public
guardian, and any professional fiduciary can become a conservator
of person and estate in Los Angeles.
WHAT DO I NEED
WHEN THERE IS A CONSERVATORSHIP DISPUTE ABOUT WHO BECOMES A CONSERVATOR?
must act quickly if there is a conservatorship filed and you disagree
with the appointment of the person who wants to become a
conservator. Waiting too long can eliminate your right to have a
say in the conservatorship. Judges set deadlines for filing
of objections in conservatorship cases. If you miss that
deadline, you will waive your rights to object.
How to Get Conservatorships in Los Angeles
We first collect the relevant data and facts
regarding the disabled
person. We meet with you, represent you or a person nominated by
you, prepare a petition for appointment of a conservator of person or
estate of your loved one. Complete our conservatorship
intake form and return it to us by email. We can then get
your case evaluated very quickly.
Contest a Conservatorship in California?
You must file an objection and a competing conservatorship petition to
cotest another person's petition for conservatorship. If there
are several persons who have filed
petitions for conservatorship requesting that each becomes the
conservator, the court will decide who shall become the conservator. Preference
rules exist for making such a
determination. Contested Conservatorship proceedings can take long and
may result in a trial. Estate planning can be a
conservatorship alternative in many cases and we can show you how to
avoid a conservatorship.
A conservatorship must continue until the
court orders the
conservator relieved from his or her duties, or terminates the
conservatorship. This can happen if the
conservatee dies; if the estate is used up; if the conservatee regains
his or her capacity; or if the conservator becomes unable or unwilling
to act. In the last situation, the court will assign a successor
are time consuming and
should only be used when absolutely necessary. Estate Planning
can sometimes avoid a conservatorship. If you would like
to know the cost of conservatorships in California send us an email
referencing: How much does a conservatorship cost in California?
for conservatorships are usually disabled. Some conservatees may
have Alzheimer's disease, dementia, parkinsons, brain injuries, mental
retardation, alcoholism, substance abuse, autism, or other
diseases. Once a conservator is appointed, the Conservator
can ask the Court for permission to do Medi-Cal planning for the
Conservatee including substituted judgment petitions to protect the
assets from Medi-Cal, and to purchase or sell property of the
Conservatee. Learn how to avoid a conservatorship and the
benefits of estate planning by preplanning and calling us.
GUARDIANSHIP v. CONSERVATORSHIPS
Conservatorships are similar to Guardianships.
Conservatorships are protective
proceedings for adults in
California. Guardianships protect minors
Our conservatorship law firm can help represent
you in court to have a conservator
appointed, or in contest of appointment of a
conservator in Conservatorship Court
in Los Angeles.
LAWYERS PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF FAMILY
MEMBERS, ELDERLY AND DISABLED IN CONSERVATORSHIP CASES IN LOS ANGELES
proceedings and actions of conservators are court supervised. Bond companies require that you use a conservatorship
attorney when you file for a conservatorship.
members are given notice of the proceeding and financial records of the
conservatee are summarized in an accounting filed with the court.
a Conservatee needs dementia or psychiatric medications, the Court
doctor's declaration regarding the need for the
medication. The ability of the Conservator to
administer dementia medication depends on the court's approval of
administering such medication.
a Conservator wants to sell real property or purchase real property,
the court must give prior permission for such a sale transaction,
it involves moving the Conservatee from his or her home. Read
more about How to Sell Real Property or Real Estate of Conservatorship
PVP attorney is sometimes appointed for the Conservatee. The role
of this type of attorney is to advocate the wishes of the proposed
conservatee when there is litigation, or when rights of the Conservatee
are affected. Mina Sirkin has been appointed as a PVP - Probate
Volunteer Panel member since 1992. She has handled hundreds
of conservatorship trials and thousands of conservatorships since then.
Attorney Is an Advisor About the California
Conservatorship Law and Process, and Who Helps you Protect your Elder
Parent or Family Members.
proceedings usually start
when a person is so
incapacitated that he or she cannot manage his/her own affairs. A
conservator arranges housing, food, medication, plans a budget,
arranges doctor's appointments, obtains legal documents, and generally
protects the conservatee.
A conservatorship proceeding begins with a
conservatorship petition filed
with the court, followed by an investigation by a court investigator
and a court hearing. Many factors can affect a conservatorship. For
example, if the conservatee objects to the conservator's appointment,
he or she may object and the court will assign pvp counsel for the
conservatee for that purpose.
A conservator of the
estate is required to
accountings that give details of the conservatee's assets, income and
expenses, showing exactly how the conservatee's money was spent.
Additionally, the court will require that the conservator of the estate
to post a bond. The conservator is paid by the conservatee's estate and
the court supervises the reasonableness of the payments to the
Conservatorship (also called conservatorshps) can get complicated when
there are disputes about the conservatorship but can be fairly smooth,
when they are
uncontested. Mina Sirkin's experience is in Los Angeles
County Conservatorship, giving her the
advantage in that court and expertise in representing conservators and
individuals in court in emergency
and temporary conservatorships.
disputes are called contested conservatorships or conservatorship
contests. They can get resolved in mediation, by stipulation or at a
trial. Contested Conservatorship and conservatorship
involve any of the following situations:
1. Objections to the initial appointment of a
person as a conservator.
2. Removal of an existing Conservator for
3. Actions requesting appointment of a
to which others object.
Disputes involving contested conservatorship accountings.
5. Determination of a undue influence on an
6. Objections to Proposed Actions by
substituted judgment actions and trusts.
7. Family mediations in determining the best
8. Requests to terminate a conservatorship or
in a conservatorship.
9. Determination of rights to assets and
disputes relating to
ownership and title.
10. Conservatorship trial. Call our
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