Mechanicsburg, PA asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Elder Law for Georgia

Q: As conservator for my father upon his passing, how many years back can I collect commission on his passing?

My father had dementia, we went to court for emergency guardianship and conservatorship. At the start I was conservator and another family member was guardian. Six months later I was also appointed guardian. They were many legal issues due to him having a spouse who was contesting everything. Lots of time lots of expenses on my end, that I did not seek immediate reimbursement for future concern, as a state might not be sufficient due to continued legal fees and increase level of care. I did not take any commissions as conservator since being appointed March 2018 through his passing June 2022. We are working toward closing out his estate, and I am wondering how many years back of commission I would be able to recoup from the estate before divvying up , with his now deceased wife’s estate,

1 Lawyer Answer
Seth Meyerson
Seth Meyerson
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Senoia, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: This is a complex issue. Get a Georgia Guardianship/conservatorship attorney. The money you save will be your own.

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