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How Long Does a Conservatorship Last?

By legacy.lawyers / April 27, 2022 / 0 Comments

While conservatorships can assist your incapacitated loved one, it can feel like signing their life away. The court removes the conservatee’s civil rights for a conservator to make decisions on their behalf. If the family member or friend struggles with a mental illness or a physical disability, it may be neceessary to provide legal help. […]

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What is a Conservatorship and How They Work

By legacy.lawyers / April 20, 2022 / Comments Off on What is a Conservatorship and How They Work

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Conservatorship Abuse – What to Know and How to Respond

By legacy.lawyers / March 30, 2022 / 0 Comments

While each state handles conservative abuse differently, it’s clear the problem is common nationwide. No comprehensive national records exist for all probate cases across every county, state, and federal court. But you may have witnessed conservatorship occur with a family member. A close friend could have seen someone they love suffer due to a conservator’s […]

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How to Contest a Conservatorship in California

By legacy.lawyers / March 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

Making the decision to enact a conservatorship for a spouse, domestic partner, or family member can be extremely difficult. And it can be even more stressful to entrust a third party with your loved one’s significant financial and healthcare decisions. Unfortunately, conservatorships don’t always go according to plan. You may have seen too many warning […]

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Warning Signs of Conservatorship Abuse

By legacy.lawyers / February 21, 2022 / 0 Comments

Conservatorships are very personal arrangements when a family member, friend, or court-appointed worker steps in to make decisions on your loved one’s behalf. You sought out legal authority to intervene in their life since you witnessed patterns of ill-decision-making and incapacitation. It is understandable to ensure the health and safety of a loved one with […]

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What To Know About Types of Conservatorship Abuse

By legacy.lawyers / February 2, 2022 / 0 Comments

If you have a family member or friend who has been under a conservatorship, you understand it is an invasive but necessary legal arrangement. The court of law will appoint a conservator if they cannot make their own decisions about their lifestyle and finances. A conservator’s job is to assist the conservatee with their person […]

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Conservatorships for Minors in California

By legacy.lawyers / January 25, 2022 / 0 Comments

The term “conservatorship” may be familiar if you’ve been watching the Brittany Spears case unfold. But it can also be a foreign word if you moved to California from another state. Regardless of the title, you understand that your child or a kid you know needs altered custody arrangements or property management while they’re underage. […]

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Different Types of Conservatorships for Your Loved One

By legacy.lawyers / January 18, 2022 / 0 Comments

If you have an adult family member who can no longer provide safe and daily care for themselves, you understand how important it is for someone else to step in to help them. In California, this is a legal process called a conservatorship. A conservatorship is established by a judge when they determine an adult […]

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What to Know About an Emergency Conservatorship

By legacy.lawyers / January 11, 2022 / 0 Comments

You may have a loved one who is in immediate danger of harming themselves or others due to incapacitation. Typical case examples are when someone with schizophrenia, bipolar, or other serious mental illnesses are running their lives into the ground. Due to chemical imbalances, they may reject a power of attorney or not have the […]

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Financial Planning for Your Special Needs Child

By legacy.lawyers / January 6, 2022 / 0 Comments

Financial planning can seem impossible for your family in front of looming bills and expenses, especially with a special needs child. They have higher living costs than regular kids and require more time to take care of, leaving you less room to earn an income. Money is already tight for you in the present moment, […]

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