Attorney Megan E. Waugh was recently selected by the Los Angeles Superior Court to become a member of the Probate Volunteer Panel. In this capacity, Ms. Waugh will represent clients in disputed conservatorship, guardianship and related probate proceedings, serving as court-appointed counsel in a capacity commonly known as the “PVP Attorney”.
Unique to Los Angeles County, PVP Attorneys serve at the pleasure of the Court and are required to meet the rigorous qualifications set forth in Chapter 10 of the Los Angeles Superior Court rules, including minimum experience, annual training, and mandatory educational requirements. In addition to the education and experience requirements, members of the PVP panel must satisfy the highest ethical requirements by being in good standing with the California State Bar and maintain proscribed levels of professional liability insurance.
Attorney Scott Schomer, founding partner of the Schomer Law Group, stated, “I am proud to see Ms. Waugh carrying on the Firm’s tradition of serving on the PVP Panel. It is an honor to serve clients and assist the Court with its stated direction of resolving these difficult matters. I know she will be a credit to the PVP Attorney Panel.” Ms. Waugh commented “I have already received my first appointment and I am excited to bring my years of experience and expertise to solving challenging problems for new clients.”
Megan Waugh practices in all areas of probate, trusts and wills, including probate litigation, trust litigation, fiduciary accounting disputes, trust and probate administration, and conservatorships. She represents a number of private professional fiduciaries, has managed numerous complex litigation matters before the probate court and appeared at hundreds of court hearings. Megan is a member of the Los Angeles Bar Association, and has been repeatedly recognized by her peers for her outstanding work as reflected by her selection as a Rising Star by the Los Angeles Super Lawyer® organization.
To learn more about how you we can help you before the probate court, please call (310) 337-7696 or visit www.schomerlawgroup.com. Media inquiries on conservatorships, probate, trusts or estate planning topics are also welcome.