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Kasey Casem Comes Up Missing After Conservatorship Ruling

May 20, 2014

Everybody remembers Casey Kasem as the famous radio host for two legendary music countdown radio shows. Many in Florida may also have been following the dispute regarding conservatorship over the legendary radio personality who had recently retired in 2009. The dispute, which has been going on for quite some time now, involves Kasem’s daughter and his wife. Recently, there have been a variety of developments in this case, including a surprising twist.

First, a judge had recently named Kasem’s daughter as his temporary conservator until a scheduled hearing to determine whether the conservatorship should be permanent….


Casey Kasem Caught In Middle Of Conservatorship Dispute

December 23, 2013

It can become confusing when a loved one becomes incapacitated and can no longer take care of himself or herself. Many times this will require a court-appointed conservatorship over the person. However, this can also cause a legal dispute over who should be granted the conservatorship over the incapacitated individual in Florida or in any other state. This seems to be the situation with Casey Kasem.

Kasem is best remembered as a former radio personality. However, he is now suffering from the advanced stages of Parkinson’s disease for which he is currently hospitalized….


Mother Withdraws Petition For Conservatorship Over Amanda Bynes

September 30, 2013

There are many people who suffer from psychiatric problems, however when celebrities are inflicted many times it can be significantly worst. This is due to the public scrutiny which famous people in Florida and other states are subject to. This seems to be the case with actress Amanda Bynes who is currently under a temporary conservatorship under her mother as a result of her increasingly erratic behavior.

The actress’s mother had asked the court for a conservatorship….


Mother Of Amanda Bynes Files For Conservatorship

August 19, 2013

Even when a person is an adult, many times people need help in managing their lives for one reason or another. One of the most common reasons a person needs this type of help is because of psychiatric conditions. This may be what is happening with Amanda Bynes about who many in Florida have been reading recent headlines regarding her erratic behavior, which could result in her mother receiving conservatorship over the actress.

The actress’s parents have recently been prompted by her 5150 psychiatric hold to file for a conservatorship over their daughter….


Woman Is Victim Of Abuse During Court-Appointed Conservatorship

July 17, 2013

Anything can happen in life, and nobody can accurately predict the future. An incapacitating injury can occur at anytime, in Florida or in any other state. When an adult suddenly becomes incapacitated, a court-appointed conservatorship is established in some circumstances where the individual is not able to manage their own affairs.

This is what happened to one woman after she fell at home and suffered a brain injury. The woman was found by the court to be incapable of caring for herself due to her injury….


Probate Judge Gives Grandfather Guardianship Over Children

April 29, 2013

After a person dies, their assets that have been left behind must be properly distributed among heirs. However, along with physical assets, sometimes guardianship over other people who were dependents of the decedent must also be addressed. Usually, in Florida or any other state, these dependents are either children or elderly parents or relatives. One guardianship case regarding what to do with the children of a deceased mother was recently decided by a probate judge.

The guardianship case has a significant financial impact because there is approximately $800,000 at stake in this custody dispute….


Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Conservatorship Leads To Selling Of Home

April 19, 2013

When a Florida resident becomes older, it may be more difficult to take care of daily needs. In many cases, the person may require somebody else to make important decisions on his or her behalf. This is the situation in which former actress, Zsa Zsa Gabor, currently finds herself. The former actress is now in a conservatorship under her husband because she is incapable of making decisions for herself due to her ailing health.

The most recent major decision the husband has made is to sell the couple’s home, which they have lived in for almost 40 years….


Britney Spears Still Under Conservatorship After Five Years

February 8, 2013

Conservatorships are created for individuals who do not have the capability of managing their personal affairs on their own. In this type of legal arrangement, the control of a person’s financial affairs and management of his or her estate is delegated to a conservator. The person who is in need of assistance is known as the protected person in a Florida conservatorship.

Famed pop icon Britney Spears is currently one such protected person in a conservatorship….


Guardianship Hearing Of Deceased Officer’s Children Postponed

January 17, 2013

Police officers provide a necessary and valuable service to society. They help to protect the safety of the public as well as ensure that laws are enforced. This is why it is unfortunate when a police officer passes away in Florida or elsewhere. It can become even more complicated when the police officer has children he or she has left behind and there is a dispute over who should receive guardianship of them. This became the case for one deceased police officer’s family recently as the woman’s mother and the children’s father now both seek custody of the children….


Ariel Winter In Middle Of Guardianship Battle Amidst Abuse Claims

December 18, 2012

Abuse from parents is never an acceptable situation. Whether it is verbal, psychological or physical, abuse can be dangerous and detrimental to a minor. Now the question of whether Ariel Winter has been the victim of abuse at the hands of her mother is being debated in a recent guardianship dispute. Many in Florida know Winter as a teen actress on the television show Modern Family. She is now caught in the middle of a contentious dispute between her adult sister and her parents….