California Probate Code

Sec. § 2104


(a)

A nonprofit charitable corporation may be appointed as a guardian or conservator of the person or estate, or both, if all of the following requirements are met:

(1)

The corporation is incorporated in this state.

(2)

The articles of incorporation specifically authorize the corporation to accept appointments as guardian or conservator, as the case may be.

(3)

The corporation has been providing, at the time of appointment, care, counseling, or financial assistance to the proposed ward or conservatee under the supervision of a registered social worker certified by the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners of this state.

(b)

The petition for appointment of a nonprofit charitable corporation described in this section as a guardian or conservator shall include in the caption the name of a responsible corporate officer who shall act for the corporation for the purposes of this division. If, for any reason, the officer so named ceases to act as the responsible corporate officer for the purposes of this division, the corporation shall file with the court a notice containing (1) the name of the successor responsible corporate officer and (2) the date the successor becomes the responsible corporate officer.

(c)

If a nonprofit charitable corporation described in this section is appointed as a guardian or conservator:

(1)

The corporation’s compensation as guardian or conservator shall be allowed only for services actually rendered.

(2)

Any fee allowed for an attorney for the corporation shall be for services actually rendered.
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