Knowing what an executor does is important for families in California to understand. In addition, it is helpful for families to understand executor liability and what to do if an executor violates his or her fiduciary duties.
Families in California considering a conservatorship for an elderly loved one may have many questions. It is important that they understand the basics of conservatorship, so they can make informed choices. A probate conservatorship is a court case during which a judge appoints a party as conservator. A conservator can be either an individual or an organization who is appointed to manage the finances of an individual that no longer possesses the capacity to do so for themselves.
Both a trust or a will may be challenged in certain circumstances. When that is the case, it is important to know how to handle the challenge of trust litigation or a will contest.
If you suspect a trustee is abusing their financial power over an estate, you can take legal action to remove them.
Elder financial abuse can have very deep impacts. It can have major financial and emotional implications for its elderly victims. The financial ramifications of it can also last within a victim’s family for a very long time.