Conservatorships are court cases wherein the judge appoints a conservator (person or organization) to take care of an adult (conservatee) when he/she cannot care for himself/herself or manage his/her own finances. Conservatorships are designed for when a loved one has not executed a living trust and/or powers of attorney. The court must intervene in these cases.
There are three types of conservatorships:
When your loved one cannot or does not care for himself/herself, it is frustrating when you find that you are unable to get them the care they need because you do not have legal authority. At Bryant Elder Law in the San Francisco Bay Area, we work diligently to guide our clients through the legal process and ensure that they know what to expect throughout.