Huntington Beach, CA asked in Family Law, Elder Law and Probate for California

Q: The county became conservitor over my god father , while I have power of attorney and without notifying me .

The county guardian has been appointed conservitor of my god father even though I have power of attorney over him and has now taken possession of my god parents home and assets that my god mother left to me in her will, where I was already appointed as executor. What can I do ? after my god mother passed their home was vacant for almost a year during that time someone broke into their house and stole almost everything of value and destroyed the house completely, and also started writing checks belonging to my god parents they found in the house and stole thousands of dollars from their account. once I became executor I hired a contractor to completely remodel the house. I paid the contractor the deposit and materials needed to start the job. I closed both of their checking accounts to stop the fraud, and the next day the Guardian informed me they took over and now I have no access to the house .

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1 Lawyer Answer
Priscilla Ann Madrid
Priscilla Ann Madrid
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Anaheim Hills, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Unfortunately there is insufficient information in your question to give you a definitive answer. Your best option is to consult with an attorney regarding probate of your god mother's estate, terminating the conservatorship of your god father or your appointment as conservator instead.

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