All the rules and regulations of establishing a conservatorship in Connecticut

Britney Spears Guardianship

Britney Spears Case Puts Renewed Focus on Guardianships

Britney Spears’s legal fight to take back control over her personal and financial affairs has put a spotlight on the issue of guardianship. While full guardianship may be necessary for many individuals who are incapable of managing their own affairs due to dementia or intellectual, developmental or mental health disabilities, the Spears case underlines the…

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probate bond ct

What Is a Probate Bond In Connecticut?

When someone who owns individually-titled assets with no beneficiary designation passes away, with or without a will, the deceased person’s estate has to go through probate. The fiduciary (called an executor if there is a will, and an administrator if there is not) is in charge of paying off creditors and distributing the inheritance to…

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conservator of the person

Conservator of The Estate Vs. Conservator of The Person

There Are Two Basic Types of Conservatorships In Connecticut One to manage the conserved person’s financial affairs (Conservator of the Estate) and one to manage their personal affairs (conservator of the Person). The Probate Court may appoint two separate individuals to perform these roles or one person to oversee both. Conservator of The Estate The…

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power of attorney vs conservatorship

Power of Attorney Vs. Conservator – A True Story!

Continuing our series about conservatorship guidelines in Connecticut, it’s important to touch base on whether you have any control over who the court appoints as your conservator and will it take into consideration your power of attorney agent. So after a brief hiatus to stay safe during the pandemic, FALSE FACTS FRIDAY is back! This…

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conservatorship in Connecticut

Conservatorship In Connecticut – Basic Guidelines

What Is a Conservatorship? Conservatorship in Connecticut means that the Court appoints a person or organization to manage the life of another adult. There are Voluntary and Involuntary conservatorships. We will discuss Voluntary Conservatorships in a subsequent article. This article discusses Involuntary Conservatorship. In an Involuntary Conservatorship, the adult being conserved has to be deemed…

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