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Our name is derived from the Italian word consul. A consul served as a magistrate or governor, which provided stewardship to the people. Thus we established Konsulati to serve as steward of person to protect the elderly and disabled by acting as their private fiduciary and personal representative.

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The 2010 U.S. Census estimates that there are 40.3 million people 65 years of age or older -- an increase of 5 million since 2000.  Pew Research Center (PRC) projects that are that 10,000 people who will turn 65 every day for 19 years beginning in 2011.  Not surprisingly, PRC expects our nation's elderly population will climb to 81 million by 2050. To make aging a little more difficult in America, Gallup Survey reports that 21% of all Americans have moved away from their home town at some point.  This means that aging parents are left alone, or sadly forgotten, so that the children can prosper in other cities. 

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Professional Affiliations

We believe it critical to continue learning and exceeding the continuing education units (CEUs) required to maintain state credentials and have chosen the following list of Not-for-Profit companies, which offer professional development opportunities in addition to their ethics forums and support:


National Guardianship Association, Inc.
The National Guardianship Association (NGA) is the leading resource for guardians/conservators in the United States.  This organization extended its charter to allow the Professional Fiduciaries Association of California (PFAC) to organize and develop its Statewide purpose.  The NGA brings together professionals from around the country to participate in educational conferences and help mentor family guardians to help them provide for their aging parents.  Knowledge sharing is a core practice, as is active involvement by regional volunteers.



Center For Guardianship Certification
The Center for Guardianship Certification (CGC) certification is a national designation that requires applicants to attest that they have no felony convictions, civil or criminal liability findings and that they are in good standing with any state legal requirements, bonding or other local jurisdictional requirements. Applicants must pay a fee, meet minimum eligibility standards and pass a competency test.


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Scales of JusticeIt is important to understand that we are not attorneys. The perception is that private professional fiduciaries are experienced with legal matters but that in no way makes us qualified, nor licensed, to act or give legal advice.

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Eric Mayfield
Principal Fiduciary

Eric Mayfield, Principal FiduciaryAs a principal fiduciary of Konsulati, Inc., Mr. Mayfield lives by the company's mission statement, assigned to trust, uphold integrity, and promote longevity.

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Words of Wisdom

I want to thank you for all you have done, your kindness and attention to FM in these last difficult years. While FM may not have been happy with her condition, the arrangements you made for her care in her last years made her comfortable and your continued visits to her must have been high points in her days of being confined in her activities. Thanks again....View More..
We hope you will enjoy the holidays knowing that you have given DR a new life. Your plans for her and the understanding of her needs are giving her a sense of confidence she's never before experienced. Bless you for all your efforts....View More..
It has been a true pleasure to work with you; I can honestly say you have been a true blessing in D’s life. With your support we were able to see D blossom to the lovely lady she is today....View More..
I feel kudos are due to you and appreciation should be shown for the above and beyond you do on our behalf. Thank you for being such a conscientious person and so thorough and efficient. Di, Mother, and I do really appreciate your work....View More..
Eric is a stand up guy. You can count on him. He is reliable, smart, helpful and thinks out of the box. He has been very helpful with suggestions and enhanced services. Add to this the fact that he is fast, able to meet deadlines and fix technical problems in a jif and you have one heck of a guy. And, wonder of wonder, he's nice. Which just goes to prove nice guys finish first!...View More..
Through you my life, has changed so much. I can do things now, and don't worry, as such. I don't worry so much, on how things will end. I just know things will end, from where I send. Through Sue, you came into my life. Now a lot less crying, stress and strife. Of you I am so very, very proud. I could scream it, from the highest hill aloud......View More..
He is supportive and genuinely concerned with the conservatee's quality of life......View More..
Thank you so much for helping us take a crappy situation and turn it into an awesome adventure! We are super grateful for everything!...View More..
He is a professional who cares about his clients and fights for them so that they may benefit from the best outcome of their affairs. I am personally pleased with the assistance he was able to give to a relative of mine. I would like add that Mr. Mayfield is also a warm and charming person with a good sense of humor and interest in people....View More..
We appreciate your efforts more than you know!...View More..
Thanks for working so hard to get us on the correct, appropriate financial citizenship!...View More..
You're the type of client that the legal profession appreciates most...highly organized and well documented....View More..

Powers of Attorney

Under common law, a power of attorney becomes ineffective if its grantor dies or becomes "incapacitated," meaning unable to grant such a power, because of physical injury or mental illness, for example, unless the grantor (or principal) specifies that the power of attorney will continue to be effective even if the grantor becomes incapacitated. This type of power of attorney is called "power of attorney with durable provisions" in the United States or "enduring power of attorney" elsewhere. In effect, under a durable power of attorney (DPoA)[1]  >>

Estate or Trust Administration

A trustee will manage investments, keep records, manage assets, prepare court accountings, pay bills (depending on the nature of the trust) medical expenses, charitable gifts, inheritances or other distributions of income and principal. Trustees are not required to exercise all of the powers that they are granted.[2] A trustee can manage any number of trust types, including Charitable, Special Needs Trusts, ILIT, Corporate, and Estate Trusts. >>

Conservator / Committee

The term conservatorship is synonymous with elderly guardian but used mostly in the western United States. It is a court-appointed process that can be very expensive as the petitioners and proposed conservatee all must be represented by attorneys, with just a few exceptions for in pro per family members without objections. The reason for the expense is that the proposed conservatee's estate is expected to bear the burden of the court costs in the procedures to appoint.>>

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