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(a) A person or agency shall not be designated as conservator whose interests, activities, obligations, or responsibilities are such as to compromise the person's or agency's ability to represent and safeguard the interests of the conservatee. The conservator has a fiduciary duty to protect and care for the conservatee.
(b) If a public guardian is appointed conservator, the public guardian's official bond and oath as public guardian are in lieu of the conservator's bond and oath on the grant of letters of conservatorship. A bond shall not be required of any other public officer or employee appointed to serve as conservator.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 5459 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/welfare-and-institutions-code/wic-sect-5459/
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