Brown signs bill to protect rights of conservatees

Gov. Brown signed a bill into law Monday protecting the rights of people under a conservatorship. That’s when a judge appoints someone to handle the affairs of a person due to old age or physical limitations.
An ABC7 News I-Team investigation uncovered cases in which the Santa Clara County public guardian was restricting access to conservatees.

The law clarifies a conservatee’s right to have visitors, phone calls, and personal mail.

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Brown signs bill to protect rights of conservatees

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4 Responses to “Brown signs bill to protect rights of conservatees”

  1. Barbara Says:

    What a victory for CA wards!

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Jerry Brown gets it!

  3. Trish Says:

    Go California!!!This is great news!

  4. Thelma Says:

    Seems they had less rights than convicted felons in jail.

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