California Supreme Court Watch

Dec 07, 2019
#19-188 Conservatorship of K.P., S258212. (B291510; 39 Cal.App.5th 254; Los Angeles County Superior Court; ZE032603.)

#19-188 Conservatorship of K.P., S258212. (B291510; 39 Cal.App.5th 254; Los Angeles County Superior Court; ZE032603.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Must the trier of fact find, beyond a reasonable doubt, that the objector is unwilling or unable voluntarily to accept meaningful treatment before a conservator may be appointed, or reappointed, under the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (Welf. & Inst. Code, ยง 5000 et seq.)?

Review granted/issues limited: 11/26/2019

See the California Court of Appeal Opinion.