Nevada Guardianships; Conservatorships; Trusts

Sec. § 159.085
Inventory, supplemental inventory and appraisal of property of protected person.


1.

Not later than 60 days after the date of the appointment of a general or special guardian of the estate or, if necessary, such further time as the court may allow, the guardian shall make and file in the guardianship proceeding a verified inventory of all of the property of the protected person which comes to the possession or knowledge of the guardian, including, without limitation, the existence of any trust of which the protected person is currently a beneficiary who is receiving or is entitled to receive distributions.

2.

A temporary guardian of the estate who is not appointed as the general or special guardian shall file an inventory with the court by not later than the date on which the temporary guardian files a final accounting as required pursuant to NRS 159.177.

3.

The guardian shall take and subscribe an oath, which must be endorsed or attached to the inventory, before any person authorized to administer oaths, that the inventory contains a true statement of:

(a)

All of the estate of the protected person which has come into the possession of the guardian;

(b)

All of the money that belongs to the protected person; and

(c)

All of the just claims of the protected person against the guardian.

4.

A copy of the inventory filed with the court and a notice of the filing must be served on the protected person, his or her attorney and any guardian ad litem representing the protected person.

5.

Whenever any property of the protected person not mentioned in the inventory comes to the possession or knowledge of a guardian of the estate, the guardian shall:

(a)

Make and file in the proceeding a verified supplemental inventory not later than 30 days after the date the property comes to the possession or knowledge of the guardian; or

(b)

Include the property in the next accounting.

6.

The court may order which of the two methods described in subsection 5 the guardian shall follow.

7.

The court may order all or any part of the property of the protected person appraised as provided in NRS 159.0865 and 159.305.

8.

If the guardian neglects or refuses to file the inventory within the time required pursuant to subsection 1, the court may, for good cause shown and upon such notice as the court deems appropriate:

(a)

Revoke the letters of guardianship and the guardian shall be liable on the bond for any loss or injury to the estate caused by the neglect of the guardian; or

(b)

Enter a judgment for any loss or injury to the estate caused by the neglect of the guardian.
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