(music playing) ??? The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the William S. Boyd School of Law have partnered for more than 14 years offering free legal information classes to the public.
Our students, supervised by attorneys, teach classes on divorce, paternity, custody, guardianship, bankruptcy, small claims and foreclosure. Over the course of our partnership with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, more than 45,000 people have attended our free legal.
Education classes, learned important information on their particular legal disputes, and have gained an understanding of their rights under the law. We continually review and expand these programs to be responsive to changing needs in our community, and we are happy to provide them as a public service.
This tutorial is part of our effort in making legal information more easily accessible to the public. ??? Welcome to the tutorial segment on establishing a guardianship in the state of Nevada. My name is April Green, and I am an attorney.
At the legal aid center of southern nevada, which I will call LACSN from this point forward. This community legal education tutorial is sponsored by LACSN and the William S. Boyd School of Law. The information is only intended to give general legal information about court rules, procedures and Nevada law.
Nevada guardianship law can be found in chapter 159 of the Nevada Revised Statutes. The information given cannot take the place of a private attorney, however. You may contact the Legal Aid Center at 702.386.1070, extension 155, for an opportunity.
To sign up for a free 15minute consultation with a family law attorney to answer any questions you may have about your particular case. Before we begin, I would like to give you more general information about our program. The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada,.
Along with the william s. boyd school of law, provides inperson legal education classes on the subject of guardianship once per week in LasVegas. You may call the Legal Aid Center at 702.386.1070 and follow the prompts regarding the classes and to obtain more information about the location,.
CourtAppointed Guardian Tutorial Tutorial
Welcome. this tutorial introduces the essential information necessary to fulfill the important duties of guardianship. As a potential, new or existing courtappointed guardian of an adult, heres what you will learn. First, what to expect before and after a Superior Court Judge appoints you as a guardian. Next, the duties of both a guardian of the person, and those of a guardian of the estate or property. Then, you will receive.
An overview of the guardianship reporting requirements and process. Last, but not least, you will learn about various guardianship support resources in case you have questions or need assistance in the future. Lets begin. A key to your success as a guardian is understanding the authority and responsibility of legal guardianshipbefore a judge reviews.
Your guardianship matter. So, be sure that you receive and review a copy of each applicable guardianship training guide. The guides outline your role and obligations as a courtappointed guardian. Each guide offers easy reference to a variety of relevant topics which will be informative to you before your application is presented to a judge as well as useful throughout your potential service as guardian.
Also, ideally before your matter goes before a judgebut no later than your acceptance of the guardianshipyou will view this guardian tutorial in its entirety. You may be able to watch the tutorial at the courthouse but it will also be available on the New Jersey Courts website. Lastly, if the judge conducts a guardianship hearing for your case, you must also appear for that hearing, as directed by the court.
Overall, the guidance provided through this process is intended to thoroughly inform and prepare you for your new role and responsibilities. Once the judge decides to appoint you as guardian, you will receive a signed, written judgment including the scope of your responsibilities. However, you cannot act as guardian until you qualify before the County Surrogate. To qualify involves going to the Office of the County Surrogate to sign papers,.
Including a formal acceptance of guardianship. it is best that you prepare for this step by understanding the responsibilities of guardianship as described in this tutorial and the applicable Guardianship Training Guides. Additionally, if the judge has required that you obtain a surety bond, you will need to post or file proof of the bond with the Surrogate. Then, you can obtain your Letters of Guardianship from the Surrogate, which.
Confirm your appointment. keep these letters in a safe place, and do not give them to anyone. You may also purchase short certificatesa shorter version of the letters that can be given to individuals or institutions, such as s or banks to confirm your appointment as guardian. If a judge appoints you as guardian of the person, then what? A guardian of the.
Person must take care of the incapacitated persons personal wellbeing sometimes directly and other times indirectly by arranging for necessary services. Lets review these duties of guardianship as summarized in the take care acronym. TALK with the person for whom you are guardian. Before making decisions, you should talk with the protected person to understand his or her preferences. At the very least, and to the extent possible, be sure to consider the viewpoints.