Who can be a Petitioner?

Anyone can request the court appoint a conservator for a person. The Petition for Guardian / Conservator identifies the circumstances of the respondent's condition and identifies individuals who know the respondent and may be interested in the respondent's welfare. The petition formally sets the conservatorship process in motion in court. For further information, contact us at 707-253-4049.

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1. What is the Public Guardian / Public Conservator / Public Administrator Office responsible for?
2. What is the difference between a Public Administrator, a Public Conservator and a Public Guardian?
3. What services does the Public Administrator provide?
4. What services does the Public Conservator provide?
5. What services does the Public Guardian provide?
6. How does a Power of Attorney differ from a Conservatorship?
7. What are the different types of conservatorship?
8. Who can be a Petitioner?
9. Who is eligible for services through the Public Guardian?
10. How do I make a referral or get help for someone in need of Conservatorship services?
11. Are there fees involved?