Once your child reaches age 18, you as the parent no longer have the same legal rights to handle your child’s financial affairs, healthcare decisions or any of the other matters affecting your child. As long as your child is living and competent, the child is legally entitled to handle his or her own affairs; but if your child should become incapacitated, through injury or illness and the child is age 18 or older, in order to obtain control over the child’s financial and medical decisions, it will be necessary to file a petition with the guardianship court. > > > Read the full article
In our legal practice, we are often asked basic questions about guardianship in Nevada. Here are some answers to these fundamental guardianship questions:
Are issues relating to persons who lack capacity dealt with in a special Court or as part of the general Court system?
In Nevada issues of competency or lack of capacity are addressed in the District Court, which is the court of general jurisdiction where the incapacitated individual resides. > > > Read the full article