Van Nuys, CA asked in Elder Law, Family Law, Health Care Law and Juvenile Law for California

Q: My stepson’s mother is his conservatorship why he’s in a mental group home I just found out that Her his money .

My stepson is under a conservatorship is mother is currently he’s conservator. He was working a job and gave her the money and she’s using that money to start her own business is that legal and what can I do to put a stop to this

1 Lawyer Answer
Jackie Marie Howard
Jackie Marie Howard
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Roseville, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: A portion of your question is missing; however, it appears you are asking if a conservator can spend money belonging to the conservatee's estate on bills/expenses/assets of the conservator. The answer is no. The conservator is answerable to the court for how the estate funds are spent. Get counsel in order to pursue procedural options for a remedy in your specific case.

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