Presentation on theme: "Self Help Conservatorship/Elder Law Clinic. Locations/Hours Central - 111 N. Hill Street, Room 426 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 9:30am – 12:30pm Norwalk,"— Presentation transcript:
Self Help Conservatorship/Elder Law Clinic
Locations/Hours Central N. Hill Street, Room 426 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 9:30am – 12:30pm Norwalk, Van Nuys and Pasadena– One day a week from 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Services Offered New Conservatorships Limited General Alzheimer's/Dementia Temporary Conservatorships Person and/or Estate when estate qualifies under Probate Code Section 2628
Services Offered Filed Cases Prepare Competing Petitions Prepare Supplements to Petitions Prepare Post-hearing documents, Order, Letters, Duties, Care Plan Prepare Oppositions
Services Offered Existing Conservatorships Add Co-Conservators Successor Conservator or New Petition (Limited) Prepare Petitions and Oppositions to Petitions to Remove Conservator Fee Waivers Prepare Petition to Waive Accounting and Bonds
Services Offered Referrals Any cases which are not within the Clinics capability Referrals: Bar Association Referral Sources Public Guardian or Bet Tzedek Legal Services
Our Process Initial Intake Prescreen Self Litigant Give Self Litigant an Intake Questionnaire Discuss options Self Litigant has in moving forward Provide Self Litigant Capacity Declaration to be completed and returned
Our Process Signing Appointment Forms for Initial Filing Fee Waiver, if applicable Capacity Declaration Order, Letters, Duties and Care Plan Provided
Our Process Serve Notice of Hearing Monitor Cases Online via CourtNet and L.A. Superior Court public website
Our Process After Hearing Assist Self Litigant in Completing Order and getting PVPs signature Obtain Signed Orders, Letters, Duties and Care Plan Clinic submits Orders for signature by the Judge Files Letters, Duties and Care Plan Provide Self Litigant with certified copies of Letters.
Unique Qualities of The Clinic Prepare pleadings based on litigant provided information Serve Notices Intervene with assistance at critical stages of proceeding Obtain documents Reduce average number of court appearances for each Conservatorship, facilitating greater efficiency in the courtroom