California Supreme Court Watch

Sep 15, 2021
#20-46 Conservatorship of D.P., S259568. (B291525; 41 Cal.App.5th 794; Los Angeles County Superior Court; ZE041308.)

#20-46 Conservatorship of D.P., S259568. (B291525; 41 Cal.App.5th 794; Los Angeles County Superior Court; ZE041308.)  The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Conservatorship of K.P., S258212 (#19-188), which presents the following issue: Must the trier of factfind, 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, §5000 et seq.)?

Petition for review granted and briefing deferred: 02/11/2020

See the California Court of Appeal Opinion.

Dismissed and remanded to CA 2/5: 9/15/2021