Who are the interested persons?

Interested parties include:

  • A governmental agency paying benefits to the individual to be protected or before which an application for benefits is pending
  • If known, a person named as attorney in fact under a durable power of attorney
  • The individual to be protected if 14 years of age or older
  • The nominated conservator
  • The presumptive heirs of the individual to be protected

The following may be additional interested persons required by law or court rule:

  • Administrator of Veteran's Affairs, through the administrator's Michigan district counsel if the individual's benefits are payable by the Veterans' Administration
  • The Attorney General if the protected person has no known presumptive heirs
  • Foreign counsel, if required by law
  • A guardian, conservator, or guardian ad litem of an interested person
  • A person who filed a demand for notice
  • A special fiduciary

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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?