Estate Planning involves making preparations for after you pass away. Most people think of a trust or will when they hear estate plan. It also includes a healthcare directive/living will that tells your loved the medical decisions you would like them to make if you are unable to make the decision and a financial power of attorney.
The Scott Law Firm will evaluate your situation to recommend and prepare the best estate plan for you.
A conservatorship allows you to make decisions for a loved one who is unable to make financial and healthcare decisions. You must file a Petition with the court to apply for a conservatorship. There will be hearing for a judge to decide whether a conservatorship is necessary and if you should be the conservator.
Parents of a special needs adult or special needs child that will soon be an adult may obtain a limited conservatorship to be able legally assist their adult child with issues dealing with education, social security, etc.
You may also obtain a conservatorship for a family member with alzheimer, dementia, mental illness or another medical condition that prevents them from making financial and medical decisions.