If a disabled person is about to receive a substantial inheritance, these assets can be lost if proper action is not taken. Receiving financial inheritances can result in a disabled person’s disqualification from receiving certain benefits, such as social security or Medi-Cal.
Articles about Guardianship
What steps should I take if I suspect a breach of fiduciary duty in probate while the settlor of the trust was still alive?
With the recent decision of the California Supreme Court in the case involving the Estate of Giraldin, beneficiaries now have even greater rights against trustees.
Who Cannot Act As A Personal Representative During A California Probate Administration? What is Conservatorship?
A personal representative is someone who is entrusted to carry out the administration of a California estate. This role comes with several significant responsibilities, including managing the estate assets, providing notice to creditors and heirs, and distributing the estate property.
Minors who have a guardian during an estate administration may at some point no longer need it. Certain individuals can request the end of the guardianship.