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Disclaimer

The Professional Fiduciaries Bureau provides information regarding administrative disciplinary actions and citations and fines for immediate access and the convenience of interested persons. While the Bureau believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remain a possibility, as does possible delay in the posting or update of information. Therefore, the Bureau makes no guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, currency or correct sequencing of the information.

Neither the California Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), the Professional Fiduciaries Bureau or any of the sources of information shall be responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the use or results obtained from the use of this information. Please contact the Professional Fiduciaries Bureau by mail, e-mail, telephone, or fax if you find any inaccuracies.

To order copies of any of the disciplinary actions or citations, send your written request, including the name and license number of the licensee, to: Professional Fiduciaries Bureau, P.O. Box 989005, West Sacramento, CA 95798-9005.

Explanation of Language

Accusation – A formal, written statement of charges filed against a licensee.

Cite and Fine Order – Licensee is issued a citation and required to pay a fine commensurate with the violation committed.

Default Decision – Licensee fails to respond to an accusation by filing a Notice of Defense or fails to appear at an administrative hearing.

Effective decision date – The date the disciplinary decision/order goes into operation.

Letter of Public Reprimand – A formal reprimand issued by the Bureau, which could be in lieu of filing a formal accusation.

Revoked – The license is voided and the right to practice has ended.

Revoked, stayed, probation – "Stayed" means the revocation is postponed, put off. Professional practice may continue so long as the licensee complies with specified probationary terms and conditions. Violation of probation may result in the revocation that was postponed by the stay.

Statement of Issues – Charges filed against an applicant to deny licensure due to alleged violations of the Professional Fiduciaries Act.

Stipulated settlement – The case is negotiated and settled prior to hearing.

Surrender of license – While charges are still pending, the licensee agrees to turn in the license – subject to acceptance by the Bureau.

Suspension – The licensee is prohibited from practicing for a specific period.

Writ – An appeal filed by the licensee in Superior Court asking the court to overturn the Bureau’s decision.

Bureau Actions Taken by Year:

2013

2012

2011

2010 - No actions taken

2009 - No actions taken

2008 - No actions taken