What is a Conservatorship?

A conservatorship is a process where a Petition is filed with the Court because someone is no longer able take care of their affairs. The conserved person is the Conservatee. The person taking care of the Conservatee is the Conservator. This can be a conservatorship of the person [personal care issues], of the “estate” [meaning … Read more

Great News for the Terminally ill

      Governor Brown signed the End of Life Option Act today which authorizes “an adult who meets certain qualifications, and who has been determined by his or her attending physician to be suffering from a terminal disease, as defined, to make a request for a drug prescribed …. for the purpose of ending … Read more


This is a list of the kind of information many seniors need.  I hope you find it useful.   To report ELDER ABUSE: Local Adult Protective Services:  1-800-510-2020 http://www.cdss.ca.gov/agedblinddisabled/PG2300.htm   Long Term Care Ombudsman:  1-800-231-4024 (licensed facilities) If you are in immediate danger:  Emergency 911   For information about SENIOR SERVICES: California Senior Gateway: www.seniors.ca.gov … Read more

Intestate Succession hazards

Intestate Succession

  INTESTATE SUCCESSION? WHAT IS THAT?!? Dealing with the death of a loved one is often traumatic at worst, emotionally draining at best. This process is, however, exponentially more difficult when a person dies without a will, or “intestate”. Real property is particularly difficult to distribute without knowing the intent of the deceased. We may … Read more