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  • Part III - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights
    Part III - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights

    Continuing from our previous blog on the Conservatorship of the Person and Estate of Maria B., the trial court clerk forwarded the trial court's ruling to the Court of Appeal as an automatic appeal ...

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  • Part II - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights
    Part II - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights

    To continue our blog on the Conservatorship of the Person and Estate of Maria B., a public defender was appointed as Maria's counsel and opposed Denise's petition on the grounds that (1) Probate Code ...

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  • Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights
    Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights

    A petition to authorize medical procedures that has the incidental effect of sterilization requires a clear and convincing evidence standard to protect an individual's right to procreative choice. The ...

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  • Part II - Res Judicata Bars Financial Elder Abuse Claims On Court Approved Accountings
    Part II - Res Judicata Bars Financial Elder Abuse Claims On Court Approved Accountings

    To continue our blog on Knox v. Dean (205 Cal.App.4 th 417 (2012)), Donna (successor conservator , plaintiff, cross-defendant and appellant) appealed the trial court's decision granting Dean's ...

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  • Res Judicata Bars Financial Elder Abuse Claims On Court Approved Accountings
    Res Judicata Bars Financial Elder Abuse Claims On Court Approved Accountings

    In 2003, Lawrence Dean (defendant, cross-complainant and respondent) was designated as the conservator over Blaine Knox's person and estate . Blaine's estate had principal assets consisting of two ...

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  • Part II: Temporary Conservator is Entitled to Reimbursement of Reasonable Expenses Regardless Of Whether Permanent Conservatorship is Established
    Part II: Temporary Conservator is Entitled to Reimbursement of Reasonable Expenses Regardless Of Whether Permanent Conservatorship is Established

    In continuation of our blog on the Conservatorship of Cornelius, Cornelius appealed the trial court's ruling awarding approximately $34,000 to McDonald from Cornelius estate . Cornelius claims Probate ...

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