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Public Guardian

The Public Guardian-Conservator conducts the official County investigation into conservatorship matters. The Public Guardian-Conservator also acts as the legally appointed conservator for persons found by the Superior Courts to be unable to properly care for themselves or their finances or who can’t resist undue influence or fraud. Such persons usually suffer from severe mental illness or are older, frail and vulnerable adults.

What are the Primary Duties of a Public Guardian-Conservator


Conservatorship of the Person
The conservator arranges for the client’s care and protection, determines where he or she will live and make appropriate arrangements for health care, housekeeping, transportation and recreation.

Conservatorship of the Estate
The conservator manages the client’s finances, locates and takes control of the assets, collects income due, pays bills, invests the client’s money, and protects the assets.

What Services are Provided or Arranged through Conservatorship?

  • Case management, including placement services
  • Estate administration, including money management and representative payee services
  • Court appearances and reports
  • Real and personal property management and safeguarding
  • Mental health services
  • Physical health services

Office Hours


Contact Information

Public Guardian-Conservator:
Kiran Phagura
1965 Live Oak Blvd., Suite B
Yuba City, CA  95991
Phone Number:
(530) 822-7250
Fax Number:
(530) 822-3261