If I have a mother with Alzheimer’s dementia and need to petition for conservatorship of her and her estate, which forms do I need to start the process?

Asked on July 30, 2014 under Estate Planning, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

This must be a very difficult time for you and it can be a very daunting task to take on.  I would really suggest that you consult with an attorney.  But the California Courts give a great overview of the process.  Copy and past this link:

http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-conservatorship.htm

And here are the forms:

http://www.courts.ca.gov/forms.htm?filter=GC

I would go to your local county Probate Court and ask for a packet if they have it. Many do.  Good luck.

 


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