Cassandra Jones is an elder law and family law attorney in Gardnerville. She can be reached at 782-0040.

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Simple accounting software can ease guardian's responsibilities

I am continuing to provide an overview of the guardian's responsibilities and obligations when caring for a loved one or family member through a court-ordered guardianship. Last time, I outlined the guardian's responsibility to put the ward's interests first. I highlighted some of the financial responsibilities, including the obligation to manage the ward's assets for the ward's care.

A ward who is incompetent is at great risk of being financially exploited. Because of that risk, the court carefully scrutinizes guardianships to ensure that money is not misspent by a guardian. Therefore, it is vital that a guardian diligently fulfill the …

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