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12 CITATIONS • SEPTEMBER 2010LOCALCONSERVATORSHIPRULES CHANGEDBy Cheri KurmanEffective July 1, Ventura County SuperiorCourt Local Rule 10.02 was changed torequire the completion of a ConservatorshipCare Plan. The change incorporates therequirements of Probate Code section2352.5 and the General Plan (found underthe old local rules) into one document.The Conservatorship Care Plan is a localform (VN233). The ConservatorshipCare Plan must be filed within 60 daysafter appointment, rather than the 90 daysrequired under the old General Plan.Medi-Cal Eligibility AssistanceElder Law Attorney Craig R. Ploss specializes in assisting individualsobtain Medi-Cal Long Term Care (LTC) benefits to cover the costs ofskilled nursing care. Services include:• a custom-designed eligibility analysis & qualification plan for LTC benefits• preparation and filling of Medi-Cal Application; represents applicant during entire process• avoidance of Medi-Cal Recovery Claim/Leins and Probate upon death of Medi-Cal beneficiary• appealing denial or loss of LTC benefits and Recovery Claims/LiensLaw Offices of Craig R. Ploss290 Maple Court, Suite 118, Ventura, CA 93003Tel: 805/642-8407 • Toll Free 866/789-9907 • FAX: 866/379-2149 • Email: ploss@tds.netThere is also a new mandatory JudicialCouncil Form for the Order AppointingProbate Conservator. The form is Attachment29, Other Orders, and sets the dates theConservatorship Care Plan, Inventoryand Appraisal, First Account and Reportand Petition for Its Settlement, and FirstAnnual Status Report must all be filed.The Attachment also calendars the hearingdate for the First Account and Report andPetition for Its Settlement, as well as hearingdates for the other pleadings in the event theyare not timely filed. This Attachment is alsoa local form (VN232).Both local forms can be found at http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/localforms.htm.For more information, please contact CheriKurman at ckurman@normandowler.com.Cheri L. Kurman is acertified specialist in estateplanning, probate & trustlaw and a partner atVentura-based NormanDowler.

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