It looks as though he is applying under Probate Code section 2590. It is conservatorship for both person and estate. Can I request to speak to my brother before the court makes a decision or at least have someone fully explain all the ramifications of this conservatorship? What is the extent of 2590?
I feel very strongly that my brother has talked him into this petition. My sister in law, wife of the brother who wants conservatorship is also jointly requesting conservatorship. Is this unusual? If the court decides on a limited conservatorship, wouldn't just my other brother be enough to over see him?
Basically, my approach will be all my brother has accomplished on his own, the high level of responsibility, and his ability to follow a plan for his own self care. He does need help with his finances but his own person he can care very well for. Does this seem like a good approach? Neil has some savings here with me, not much, about $5,000, should I bring that? No one has requested that.
I am hoping that my brother is not trying to over reach to control what will be my brother's after my mother passes. I am trustee of her trust and when she passes 1/2 of the trust is to be put into a "Supplemental Needs Trust" for my brother and her trust clearly states that no part of the trust is to be construed as part of his "estate". I will then be the trustee of my brother's trust. Can he petition the court of California to control his trust even when the trust was made in AZ?
My last question, and I want to thank you for all your help. How strong of an influence will it have on the court that my brother who is disabled, is petitioning along with my other brother? Thank you again for your great help.
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