by Cassandra Jones

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June 8, 2012
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When getting the court's permission later is illegal

In this continuing series on guardianships, I have given an overview of the guardianship process, a guardian's responsibilities, and the annual accounting process.

There are many areas within a guardianship where the guardian is free to act, only giving a report to the court after the fact.

However, Nevada law requires that a guardian get specific, court permission before taking certain actions. Many of these limitations create cumbersome situations where a guardian must return to the court in order to provide for the ward's care. The Legislature's intent in requiring court approval was to prevent exploitation or abuse of the …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 8, 2012 06:23PM Published Jun 8, 2012 06:22PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.