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A Case Lesson in “What Not To Do” When Billing as a Conservator

Posted in Case Alerts, Estate and Trust Planning, Fiduciary
Based on recent appellate cases, one of which is discussed below, the court’s scrutiny of conservators’ conduct and, specifically, private fiduciaries, is seemingly on the rise. Private fiduciaries acting as conservators should always remain focused on performing and charging only for those services that are consistent with the best interests of their conservatees. California case… Continue Reading

Celebrity Trusts & Estates: Casey Kasem Conservatorship Battle Highlights the Need for Clarity Regarding Control over Visitation

Posted in Probate and Elder Abuse Litigation
Family Drama Casey Kasem’s three adult children from his first marriage have spent the last several months in L.A. County Superior Court fighting their stepmother, Jean, for control of their father’s personal affairs through a conservatorship proceeding. Casey’s daughter Julie originally filed a petition seeking to be appointed conservator of her father based on claims… Continue Reading