Joseph Bennington-Castro is a Hawaii-based contributing writer for Live Science and . He holds a master's degree in science journalism from New York University, and a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Hawaii. His work covers all areas of science, from the quirky mating behaviors of different animals, to the drug and alcohol habits of ancient cultures, to new advances in solar cell technology. On a more personal note, Joseph has had a near-obsession with video games for as long as he can remember, and is probably playing a game at this very moment.
The Curator Ad Litem then compiles a detailed report, which should contain two independent letters from certified medical practitioners who have examined the patient and are of the opinion that the patient is unable to manage their own affairs. This report is then served on the offices of the Master of the High Court, who then is responsible for approving the application for a Curator Bonis. The Master's office then compiles a report in which it either supports or rejects the application.