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Probate Code - PROB

DIVISION 4. GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP, AND OTHER PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS [1400 - 3925]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )
  

PART 3. CONSERVATORSHIP [1800 - 2033]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Establishment of Conservatorship [1800 - 1849.5]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Persons for Whom Conservator May Be Appointed [1800 - 1804]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

  
1800.3.  

(a) If the need therefor is established to the satisfaction of the court and the other requirements of this chapter are satisfied, the court may appoint:

(1) A conservator of the person or estate of an adult, or both.

(2) A conservator of the person of a minor who is married or whose marriage has been dissolved.

(b) No conservatorship of the person or of the estate shall be granted by the court unless the court makes an express finding that the granting of the conservatorship is the least restrictive alternative needed for the protection of the conservatee.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 553, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 2008.)