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Under LPS Act, Court Must Either Obtain Waiver of Jury Trial or Provide Jury Trial, Unless Proposed Conservatee Lacks Capacity to Waive
A recent case clarifies the rights of a proposed conservatee in proceedings held pursuant to the Lanterman–Petris–Short (LPS) Act. In Conservatorship of Heather W. (2016) 245 Cal.App.4th 378, the Public Guardian of San Luis Obispo County had been appointed as … Continue reading