The California Dept. of Consumer Affairs Professonal Fiduciaries Bureau, is mandated per SB 1550 2006 ch. 491 to protect the vulnerable consumer of California, "First and Foremost," see Calif. Bus. & Prof. Code § 6516, however claims by and through its licensed fiduciary Chief, Julia Ansel, that the Bureau has no legislative authority to force a licensed guardian, conservator, or trustee to provide the vulnerable consumer of California, his/her "reasonable and appropriate" needs per CCR Title 16, Div. 41, Art. 4 - Code of Ethics § 4470(f) which states as follows:  "Consistent with the licensee's fiduciary duties, the license "shall" provide or arragnce for services to the consumer, to the extent they are "appropriate and reasonable" based upon the needs of the consumer, that are in the best interest of the consumer."  

However, when a guardian, conservator, trustee, etc., refuses to do so, the Fiduciary Bureau Chief, Julia Ansel, a licensed fiduciary herself, claims that the Fiduciaires Bureau has not legal authority to force the guardian, conservator, trustee, etc., to provide a specific item to the consumer in need.

Calif. Bus. & Prof. Code § 6516 states as follows:  "Protection of the public shall be the higest priority for the bureau in exercising its licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary functions.  Whenever the protection of the is inconsistant with other interests sought to be promoted, the protection of the pubic shall be paramount."  California Business & Professions Code Section 6516.

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