Nevada Guardianships; Conservatorships; Trusts

Sec. § 159.338
Attorney’s fees and sanctions.


In a proceeding held pursuant to NRS 159.331 to 159.338, inclusive, if the court finds that:


A petition was filed frivolously or in bad faith, the court shall award attorney’s fees to the party opposing the petition.


A guardian is in contempt of court or has acted frivolously or in bad faith in prohibiting or restricting communication, visitation or interaction between the relative or person of natural affection and the protected person, the court may:


Award attorney’s fees to the prevailing party; and


Impose sanctions against the guardian.


Any attorney’s fees awarded pursuant to this section must not be paid by the protected person or the estate of the protected person.

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Feb. 5, 2021