Nevada Guardianships; Conservatorships; Trusts

Sec. § 159.112
Authorized actions by guardian of the person if guardian of the estate has not been appointed; payment of excess money to appointed guardian of the estate; certain compensation authorized.


1.

If a guardian of the estate has not been appointed, a guardian of the person may:

(a)

Institute proceedings to compel any person under a duty to support the protected person or to pay for the welfare of the protected person to perform that duty; and

(b)

Receive money and tangible property deliverable to the protected person and apply such money and property for the support, care and education of the protected person. The guardian shall not use any money from the estate of the protected person to cover the cost of any room and board that the guardian or the spouse, parent or child of the guardian furnishes to the protected person unless a charge for the service is approved by a court order, after notice to at least one adult relative in the nearest degree of consanguinity to the protected person in which there is an adult. The guardian shall exercise care to conserve any excess money for the needs of the protected person.

2.

If a guardian of the estate has been appointed, any money received by the guardian of the person that is in excess of the money expended to pay for the support, care and education of the protected person must be paid to the guardian of the estate for management of the estate. The guardian of the person shall account to the guardian of the estate for any money expended.

3.

A guardian of the person of a protected person for whom a guardian of the estate also has been appointed may receive reasonable sums for any room and board furnished to the protected person if the guardian of the person presents a claim to the guardian of the estate pursuant to NRS 159.107 and 159.109.

4.

A guardian of the person may request the guardian of the estate to make a payment from the estate of the protected person to another person or entity for the care and maintenance of the protected person in accordance with NRS 159.107 and 159.109.
MANAGEMENT OF ESTATE
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Feb. 5, 2021