TOP SIGNS THAT A PERSON MIGHT NEED A CONSERVATORSHIP IN CALIFORNIA
Many people ask us about the signs of needing a conservatorship in California. We generally ask our clients to tell us about what the disabled persons can do or can’t do for themselves. In the old days, a conservatorship of an adult in California was called a Guardianship of an adult. Now matters regarding disabled adults are categorized under Conservatorships. We first explore alternatives to conservatorships.
WHAT THINGS CAN’T THE DISABLED PERSON DO FOR THEMSELVES?
____ Keep a clean environment
____ Put Clothing on themselves
____ Make medical decisions
____ Make medical appointments
____ Purchase food or other items
____ Speak or communicate ideas to others
____ Pay a bill
____ Write a check
____ Keep track of money
____ Make correct change at a grocery store
_____ Can the person be left alone safely?
_____ Does the person exercise good judgment about safety issues?
See how many of these fit the person you are concerned about and want to protect in a conservatorship. A conservatorship attorney in Los Angeles wrote an article about additional signs that a person should be in a conservatorship which is written regarding elderly when there are no alternatives.
Contact us at ProbateParalegalCa@gmail.com if you want to know more about conservatorships and how to protect your parent or disabled child.