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County of Kern
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Public Guardian (Probate Conservatorship)
Description/Services Provided
Provides Probate Conservatorship services when a conservatorship or guardianship is required and there is no one else willing or qualified to serve as conservator (Probate Code 2920).
Public Guardian provides the following:
  • Investigation into the appropriateness of the Public Guardian filing a petition for Probate Conservatorship
  • Case management services for appointed conservatees
  • Estate management services for appointed conservatees
  • Informed consent for placement and medical treatment of appointed conservatees
  • Complete responsibility for protecting appointed conservatees and/or their assets
Contact Information
Phone: (661) 868-1010
Toll Free: (800) 277-7866
FAX: (661) 868-0923
Email: publicguardian@co.kern.ca.us
Address: Kern County Aging and Adult Services
5357 Truxtun Ave. (just east of Mohawk)
Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Program Director:
Jeremy Oliver (661) 868-1034
Program Supervisor:
Johnny Cheatwood (661) 868-1011
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Referral
To make a referral for investigation by the Public Guardian, please complete the Public Guardian Referral Form and forward it to:
publicguardian@co.kern.ca.us or FAX to (661) 868-0991



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