Escaping the LPS Conservatorship Revolving Door
Escaping the LPS Conservatorship Revolving Door” in California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, Spring 2010, by Christopher D. Carico, Esq. Partner, Carico Johnson Toomey LLP, and James E. Spar, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
This article summarizes rules governing LPS coservatorships and discusses
the limitations of LPS conservatorships. It also discusses the often
ignored legal authority permitting health treatment in probate
conservatorships, and addresses the constitutionality of involuntary mental
health treatment in…