Use of a Petition for Instructions in Conservatorships in Los Angeles

Many Los Angeles Conservators or Co-Conservators come across situations where a decision can impact their ability to act as fiduciaries.  In some situations, a Petition for Instruction may be filed by a conservator or other party asking the court to instruct the conservator to act in a particular manner.

Ca Probate Code 1455 provides for a Petition for Instruction.

Any petition for instructions or to grant a guardian or a conservator any power or authority under this division, which may be filed by a guardian or conservator, may also be filed by a person who petitions for the appointment of a guardian or conservator, including, but not limited to, a person who petitions under Section 2002 for transfer of conservatorship.

If you are a co-conservator and have disputes which may be resolved by a request for instructions from the court.  Call Mina Sirkin, Conservatorship advisor attorney at 818.340.4479.  Email: