Nevada Guardianships; Conservatorships; Trusts

Sec. § 159.336
Hearing on petition for restricted communication, visitation or interaction between protected person and relative or person of natural affection or petition for relief; emergency hearing required in certain circumstances.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a court shall schedule a hearing on a petition filed pursuant to NRS 159.333 or 159.335 not later than 63 days after the date the petition is filed.

2.

If a petition filed pursuant to NRS 159.333 or 159.335 states that the health of the protected person is in significant decline or that the death of the protected person might be imminent, the court shall issue an order for an emergency hearing and conduct the emergency hearing as soon as practicable but not later than 7 days after the date the petition is filed.

3.

If a court issues an order for an emergency hearing pursuant to subsection 2, the court may order supervised communication, visitation or interaction between the protected person and the relative or person of natural affection before the hearing.

4.

Notice of the hearing, a copy of the petition and a copy of any order issued pursuant to subsection 2, if applicable, must be personally served upon the protected person and any person against whom the petition is filed. Nothing in this section affects the right of the protected person to appear and be heard in the proceedings.
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