My Adult Loved One Is Losing Control. How Do We File a Conservatorship in Los Angeles County?

A conservatorship, as it’s called in California, is given to somebody who petitions the court to give them control over an aspect or some aspects of another adult’s life. This is usually done because the adult is incapacitated in some way, due to disability or old age. However, a person can become subject to a conservatorship (“conservatee”) if they have another problem, such as mental illness or alcoholism.

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How to Avoid Power of Attorney Scams in Encino

Tweet Everyone has heard of the financial scams that target vulnerable seniors, even right here in Encino. Seniors are a common target for these scams because they often suffer from cognitive impairments that reduce their ability to discern legitimate requests from those that are not. One common situation is when …

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