Conservatorship Training Riddled with Errors and Omissions

By Thomas F. Coleman Daily Journal – August 24, 2021 Conservatorship reform advocates were cautiously optimistic when the Judicial Council adopted new training requirements for attorneys in probate conservatorship proceedings.   The mandates of Rule 7.1103 of the California Rules of Court became effective on January 1, 2020. For years, some of us had pushed for better educational programs for court appointed counsel in these cases.  We wanted crucial topics to be included in training curricula as well as performance standards to ensure that trainings would not misinform attorneys or inadvertently encourage malpractice.  We got half a loaf.  The Judicial Council […]

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