The courts in Los Angeles, California have various procedures instructing you on how to open and close a blocked account, depending on the nature of the case. There are many questions to explore before you open or close a blocked account.
WHAT TYPE OF CASE CAN HAVE A BLOCKED ACCOUNT?
- Minors Compromise cases.
- Probate Cases where a beneficiary is a minor, or otherwise requires protection.
- Guardianship of the Estate of a Minor.
- Conservatorship of the Estate of a Disabled Adult.
- Cases were an administrator, executor or conservator cannot get an adequate bond.
- Disabled Adult Compromise cases.
- Other cases were the ownership of the funds are in dispute by agreement or stipulation of the parties, and a court order.
WHO CAN CLOSE A BLOCKED ACCOUNT IN CALIFORNIA?
Los Angeles probate court judges are very strict about closing blocked accounts. A person who reaches 18 years of age, and ask the court to unblock the funds. Judges usually require that he or she appear in court. Many people try to use a power of attorney or parental authority to close these types of accounts, and they fail for lack of personal appearance in court.
PROCEDURE AND HOW TO TO CLOSE A BLOCKED ACCOUNT IN CALIFORNIA:
The procedure to close a blocked account changes depending on the type of case. In all cases, closing a blocked account requires a court order. Call us for help with a blocked account.
WHAT HAPPENS TO A BLOCKED ACCOUNT AT THE AGE OF 18, IF THE OWNER IS DISABLED OR ON MEDI-CAL WITHOUT LOSING THOSE BENEFITS?
There are several alternatives to protect a person with blocked accounts who is on Medi-Cal. Ask us about what procedures are available so the disabled person with a blocked account does not lose his or her Medi-Cal. Call Mina Sirkin, blocked account attorney Los Angeles for assistance with closing a blocked account at 818.340.4479.