Hon. Jacki C. Brown
Orange County Superior Court
Ernest L. Hayward, Esq.
Law Offices of Ernest L. Hayward
Cheryl L. Walsh, Esq.
Law Offices of Cheryl L. Walsh
Moderator: Suzanne M. Tague, Esq., Ross Wersching & Wolcott LLP
Conservatorships 2017 – The High Cost of Doing
Business in California Conservatorships
Topics will include: Cost of filing and opposing petition; fees to court-appointed or
private counsel for conservatee; fees for GALs; fees of the conservator of person and
estate and his/her attorneys; fees to petitioner and his/her attorney; costs of bond and
probate referees; strategies to minimize litigation fees and expenses; and how to
advise clients on process for payment of fees.