Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Shareholder Ed Corey Quoted in New York Post

February 2 2011

…Martin and Janet Sheen are weighing a conservatorship bid, similar to what Spears’ dad, Jamie Spears, did in 2008 when he won a court order to put her financial empire under his control.

However, the Sheen’s believe they’d have little chance of convincing a Los Angeles court that the 45-year-old “Two and a Half Men” star needs parental intervention, according to Us magazine and Radar Online.

“Martin and Janet know that it’s highly unlikely their petition would be granted,” a source close to the family told Radar.

But top family-law and trust attorney said the elder Sheens have a shot at succeeding.

“I suspect if [Charlie] is in rehab and needs assistance, there may be merit to such a petition,” said Edward Corey, vice chairman of the California State Bar’s section on trust and estates.

“Age really does not matter…the standard is essentially [if] a person is unable to provide properly for his or her needs.”

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