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Atlanta Conservatorship Attorney

A conservatorship is the process by which the court appoints a person to receive, collect and make decisions about the property of a minor or an incapacitated adult. Conservators manage funds for the care, education, welfare and safety of the person. Conservators for incapacitated adults must also take into consideration the express desires and personal values of the ward, when making financial decisions.

This important appointment must be used reasonably and respectfully. The Atlanta conservatorship lawyers at G. Cleveland Payne III P.C. will help you understand your duties and responsibilities, while helping you deal with any questions that may arise.

Marietta Minor Conservatorship Lawyer

When it has been determined that a conservatorship is necessary, there is a rather lengthy process that must be followed. It is our goal to carefully examine your situation and provide valuable insight into the obstacles you might face through the process.

There are two main types of conservatorship.

  • Conservatorship for minors: This is especially applicable when the minor has been left life insurance proceeds or assets from the deceased parents. It is necessary for an adult to provide guidance and make financial decisions until the minor is of age.
  • Conservatorship for adults: When the mental capacity and functioning of an adult becomes severely impaired, this, unfortunately, can lead to exploitation and unnecessary hardships due to poor decision making or inexperience. A conservatorship for an adult can be established through the probate court. It is better to have a conservator who is related to the ward, but it is not necessary. This requires a high degree of responsibility and stable fiduciary relationship to handle the assets of the person for whom the conservatorship is established.

Contact an Experienced Probate Lawyer

If you have any concerns or questions regarding minor or adult conservatorship, contact an attorney at our office by calling (770) 424-1400 or by completing the e-mail form on this website.

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G. Cleveland Payne III P.C.

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 10 reviews

Beth Talbert

Mr. Payne was a godsend! I recently relocated to Georgia from California where I had been struggling to procure a divorce for quite some time. Upon my first telephone consultation with Mr. Payne, he clearly explained the process that needed to take place, an approximate timeline and the expense involved. He provided every aspect as laid out with the utmost professionalism and courtesy as well as finalizing my divorce ahead of schedule and under budget. I couldn't have asked for him to be any more considerate in guiding me through an emotionally difficult process. Thank you Mr. Payne!!

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Dennis Stahl

I have personally known Cleve Payne for many years and can certainly attest to his unmatched attention to detail and the way he is always striving to treating people with the upmost respect and dignity. His professionalism is without exception and above all he always has your best interests at heart. He is a man among men!

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Cleve Payne is a credit to the legal profession and a genuinely sincere and caring individual. His practice of family law and divorce has focused for years on helping others and making sure that the legal involvement does not overshadow his dedication to assisting people. I have known Cleve for many years and can say with conviction that he is a person of integrity and high moral standards in his professional and personal life; a totally trustworthy and considerate individual.

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Mr. Payne was a great help with probating my parent's will. He was knowledgeable and very kind. He answered any questions that arose and handled the situation in a timely manner. I later returned to him to have my will prepared. I highly recommend Mr. Payne for any legal service.

Susan Carver

Mr Payne was very knowledgeable and helpful, provided valuable advice and guidance, and was compassionate and sensitive to my personal situation.

Pete Montgomery

Cleve Payne has been our family lawyer for the last 10 yrs and has helped us through several issues during that time. My wife and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an honest, knowledgeable, and caring attorney.

Eric Olson

I have used Cleve for over five years. He is conscientious, knowledgeable, and thorough. He is people-oriented and cares about his clients both professionally and personally.

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Marietta, GA, 30060

(770) 424-1400

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