When Family is Not the Right Choice as Conservator

Many situations involve an elderly person who has become so incapacitated that he or she cannot care for himself or herself, but where family members are just not the right choice as conservator. There are times when an attorney representing a professional…

What can a conservator do for a conservatee?

A conservator is a person who is appointed by the court. Therefore, the actions that the conservator may take are subject to court approval and court supervision. The type of power given to the conservator depends of whether the conservatorship is for…

The connection between a conservatorship and a divorce

Many times when a person starts to lose capacity and needs a conservatorship, there is such a drastic change in behavior that may cause a well-spouse to think about the possibility of a divorce. This is common, even in long marriages. California…