What are the rights of the individual at the hearing?

The Notice on Petition for Conservator or Protective Order (Form PC668 (PDF)) must be served on the individual along with the petition, which lists the rights as follows:

  • Independent evaluation
  • To be present at the hearing
  • To be represented by an attorney
  • To cross-examine witnesses at the hearing
  • To nominate a conservator
  • To present evidence at the hearing
  • To request that the hearing be closed to the public
  • To a trial by jury

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1. When is a conservatorship necessary?
2. Who may file the petition?
3. Where do you file the petition?
4. Who are the interested persons?
5. Who prepares the Notice Of Hearing?
6. What must be included in the Proof of Service?
7. What are the rights of the individual at the hearing?
8. Who can waive the right to notice of a hearing and consent to the relief requested in the petition?
9. When does the notice have to be served?
10. What is the form of the petition and its contents?
11. What does the Court do upon the filing of a Petition For Appointment of Conservator or Protective Order?
12. On what does the Court base a decision?