Conservatorship Defined

 

Conservatorship 

A conservatorship is a probate action filed by a relative or interested person requesting the court to appoint a fiduciary, called a conservator, to care for another persons best legal, physical and financial interests. The person who cannot care for themselves or manage their own financial affairs is called a conservatee. Most are elders who have lost their mental and/or physical capacity to make informed decisions on their own behalf.

 

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