NRS 159A.047
Issuance of citation upon filing of petition for appointment of guardian

  • persons required to be served
  • filing of affidavit of service.


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 159A.0475, 159A.049, 159A.052 and 159A.053, upon the filing of a petition under NRS 159A.044, the clerk shall issue a citation setting forth a time and place for the hearing and directing the persons or care provider referred to in subsection 2 to appear and show cause why a guardian should not be appointed for the proposed protected minor.


A citation issued under subsection 1, together with a copy of the petition filed under NRS 159A.044, must be served upon:


A proposed protected minor who is 14 years of age or older, regardless of whether the proposed protected minor is considered to have the capacity to understand or appreciate the contents of the citation and petition;


All known relatives of the proposed protected minor who are:


Fourteen years of age or older; and


Within the second degree of consanguinity;


The parents and custodian of the proposed protected minor;


Any person or officer of a care provider having the care, custody or control of the proposed protected minor;


The proposed guardian, if the petitioner is not the proposed guardian; and


The Director of the Department of Health and Human Services if the proposed protected minor has received or is receiving any benefits from Medicaid.


A person who serves notice upon a proposed protected minor pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 2 shall file with the court an affidavit stating that he or she served notice upon the proposed protected minor in accordance with the provisions of NRS 159A.0475.

Source: Section 159A.047 — Issuance of citation upon filing of petition for appointment of guardian; persons required to be served; filing of affidavit of service., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-159A.­html#NRS159ASec047.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 159A.047’s source at nv​.us