Nevada Guardianships; Conservatorships; Trusts

Sec. § 159.113
Guardian required to petition court before taking certain actions; guardian may petition court before taking certain other actions; content of petition.


1.

Before taking any of the following actions, the guardian of the estate shall petition the court for an order authorizing the guardian to:

(a)

Invest the property of the protected person pursuant to NRS 159.117.

(b)

Continue the business of the protected person pursuant to NRS 159.119.

(c)

Borrow money for the protected person pursuant to NRS 159.121.

(d)

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 159.079, enter into contracts for the protected person or complete the performance of contracts of the protected person pursuant to NRS 159.123.

(e)

Make gifts from the estate of the protected person or make expenditures for the relatives of the protected person pursuant to NRS 159.125.

(f)

Sell, lease or place in trust any property of the protected person pursuant to NRS 159.127.

(g)

Exchange or partition the property of the protected person pursuant to NRS 159.175.

(h)

Release the power of the protected person as trustee, personal representative or custodian for a minor or guardian.

(i)

Exercise or release the power of the protected person as a donee of a power of appointment.

(j)

Exercise the right of the protected person to take under or against a will.

(k)

Transfer to a trust created by the protected person any property unintentionally omitted from the trust.

(l)

Submit a revocable trust or an irrevocable trust to the jurisdiction of the court if:

(1)

The protected person or the spouse of the protected person, or both, are the grantors and sole beneficiaries of the income of the trust; or

(2)

The trust was created by the court.

(m)

Pay any claim by the Department of Health and Human Services to recover benefits for Medicaid correctly paid to or on behalf of the protected person.

2.

Before taking any of the following actions, unless the guardian has been otherwise ordered by the court to petition the court for permission to take specified actions or make specified decisions in addition to those described in subsection 1, the guardian may petition the court for an order authorizing the guardian to:

(a)

Obtain advice, instructions and approval of any other proposed act of the guardian relating to the property of the protected person.

(b)

Take any other action which the guardian deems would be in the best interests of the protected person.

3.

The petition must be signed by the guardian and contain:

(a)

The name, age, residence and address of the protected person.

(b)

A concise statement as to the condition of the estate of the protected person.

(c)

A concise statement as to the advantage to the protected person of or the necessity for the proposed action.

(d)

The terms and conditions of any proposed sale, lease, partition, trust, exchange or investment, and a specific description of any property involved.

4.

Any of the matters set forth in subsection 1 may be consolidated in one petition, and the court may enter one order authorizing or directing the guardian to do one or more of those acts.

5.

A petition filed pursuant to paragraphs (b) and (d) of subsection 1 may be consolidated in and filed with the petition for the appointment of the guardian, and if the guardian is appointed, the court may enter additional orders authorizing the guardian to continue the business of the protected person, enter contracts for the protected person or complete contracts of the protected person.
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