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

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

PART 4. PROVISIONS COMMON TO GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP [2100 - 2893]

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

CHAPTER 7. Inventory and Accounts [2600 - 2633]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions and General Provisions [2600 - 2601]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

2600.
  

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a) “Conservator” means (1) the conservator of the estate or (2) the limited conservator of the estate to the extent that the powers and duties of the limited conservator are specifically and expressly provided by the order appointing the limited conservator.

(b) “Estate” means all of the conservatee’s or ward’s personal property, wherever located, and real property located in this state.

(c) “Guardian” means the guardian of the estate.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 52, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2009.)

2601.
  

(a) Unless otherwise ordered by the court, if the ward or conservatee is employed at any time during the continuance of the guardianship or conservatorship:

(1) The wages or salaries for such employment are not a part of the estate and the guardian or conservator is not accountable for such wages or salaries.

(2) The wages or salaries for such employment shall be paid to the ward or conservatee and are subject to his or her control to the same extent as if the guardianship or conservatorship did not exist.

(b) Any court order referred to in subdivision (a) is binding upon the employer only after notice of the order has been received by the employer.

(Enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79.)

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