COLUMBO STAR PETER FALK DEMENTIA

Published on: December 16, 2008
 COLUMBO STAR PETER FALK DEMENTIA

TV Columbo Peter Falk's daughter asks for conservatorship for dad.

Falk, 81, suffers from Alzheimer's disease and dementia, according to papers filed by daughter Catherine Falk at LA County Superior Court. 

She claims he is no longer able to run his own life. 

The documents state Falk "requires full-time custodial care for his health and safety" and that a conservatorship will protect her ailing dad from "fraud or undue influence."

A hearing is slated for next month in the matter.