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Information and Procedure 

A conservatorship creates by statute a fiduciary relationship between one who is physically infirm but not mentally incompetent and a conservator. A conservatorship is based on the consent of the person for whom the conservatorship is to benefit. The conservator is either responsible for handling his or her Person, Estate, or Person & Estate.

Initial Deposit ( Cash / Check / Money Order Only) $150.00

  • Application for Conservatorship (LCPC Form 20.0) with the filing fee
  • Next of Kin Form 15.0
  • A bond as required by law.
  • The proposed conservator is required to submit a BCI background check within five (5) days of filing the Application. 
    • ESC of the Western Reserve
      8221 Auburn Road Painesville, Ohio 44077 
      **You must schedule an appointment # 440-350-2563, ext. 788

All forms can be mailed to:
Lake County Probate Court
P.O. Box 490
Painesville, Ohio 44077

Appointment of Conservatorship

Form 15.0 Next of Kin of Proposed Ward

Form SP 15.5 Guardian’s Inventory

Form 15.6 Application to Release Funds

Form 15.7 Application to Expend Funds

Form 15.8 Guardian’s Account

Form 20.0 Application for Appointment of Conservator