2022 California Code
Probate Code - PROB
DIVISION 4 - GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP, AND OTHER PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS
PART 3 - CONSERVATORSHIP
CHAPTER 8 - Interstate Jurisdiction, Transfer, and Recognition: California Conservatorship Jurisdiction Act
ARTICLE 1 - General Provisions
Section 1982.

Universal Citation: CA Prob Code § 1982 (2022)

1982. In this chapter:

(a) “Adult” means an individual who has attained 18 years of age.

(b) “Conservatee” means an adult for whom a conservator of the estate, a conservator of the person, or a conservator of the person and estate has been appointed.

(c) “Conservator” means a person appointed by the court to serve as a conservator of the estate, a conservator of the person, or a conservator of the person and estate.

(d) “Conservator of the estate” means a person appointed by the court to administer the property of an adult, including, but not limited to, a person appointed for that purpose under subdivision (b) of Section 1801.

(e) “Conservator of the person” means a person appointed by the court to make decisions regarding the person of an adult, including, but not limited to, a person appointed for that purpose under subdivision (a) of Section 1801.

(f) “Conservator of the person and estate” means a person appointed by the court to make decisions regarding the person of an adult and to administer the property of that adult, including, but not limited to, a person appointed for those purposes under subdivision (c) of Section 1801.

(g) “Conservatorship order” means an order appointing a conservator of the estate, a conservator of the person, or a conservator of the person and estate in a conservatorship proceeding.

(h) “Conservatorship proceeding” means a judicial proceeding in which an order for the appointment of a conservator of the estate, a conservator of the person, or a conservator of the person and estate is sought or has been issued.

(i) “Party” means the conservatee, proposed conservatee, petitioner, conservator, proposed conservator, or any other person allowed by the court to participate in a conservatorship proceeding.

(j) “Person” means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity.

(k) “Proposed conservatee” means an adult for whom a conservatorship order is sought.

(l) “Record” means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form.

(m) Notwithstanding Section 74, “state” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, a federally recognized Indian tribe, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 553, Sec. 20. (SB 940) Effective January 1, 2015. Operative January 1, 2016, by Stats. 2014, Ch. 553, Sec. 29.)

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