Can I prove later that I don't need a conservator?
State/Country relating to question: Georgia
Do not worry. You do not have to have a conservator. You will need to take your case to a hearing before a judge. If you just prove that you do not need a conservator, you will not have one anymore. You just need to show that you are competent. Good luck and remember to press accept so that I may get credit
Former Torts professor and former personal injury paralegal
The court has already sent a social worker to may house to make a report and unfortunately that day i didn't feel ok and make a bad impression. There is a court hearing on Monday which my lawyer said I didn't need to go to. If I go to the hearing will I be able to prove that i don't need a conservator? How can I show up?
You can go to the hearing,if you want. Your lawyer will argue that you are competent. If you can make a good impression, tell your lawyer to make you testify.
I am afraid your previous expert was a bit over exuberant in his zeal to make you happy. Whether or not a conservator is going to be required will depend not on your attorney arguing you do not and you making a good impression, it is going to depend on whether or your your medical providers testify that you need a guardian or conservator. Your attorney can present contrary medical testimony that you do not need a conservator or the court can even order an independent exam to determine whether or not you should have a conservator, but it is not just based on you making a good impression as you were just told by the previous expert.
Licensed Attorney. Over 20 years experience in personal injury and law enforcement.
I find another doctor later ( my court is tommorow ) who would testify that I don't need a conservator, can I go back to court and cancel my conservator?
If you can find a doctor that states you are mentally competent later on and that you no longer need a conservator, then the court can vacate the conservatorship. However, if you deny that you need a conservatorship now, your lawyer should be asking for an independent examination to counter the testimony of your current doctor that is claiming you do need a conservator. If you are thinking your situation may change over time, then if it does, you can later file a motion to terminate the conservatorship upon proof from a doctor you have become competent to manage your own affairs.
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