Guardianship Law

March 2018 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the release of the March 2018 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. Our theme this month is “Elder Law” and features relevant content for Nevada lawyers and their support staff. Read these features online now: Read the main articles related to “Elder Law” in […]

Family Court Judge Frances Doherty to Lead “Nevada Conversation”

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, members of the bar are invited to attend “Supported Decision-Making,” a special event sponsored by the Second Judicial District Court, National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making, State Bar of Nevada, and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. This event will be held at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Clark […]

Court Orders Updates to Adult Guardianship, Probate Case Assignments

Assignments Effective January 17, 2017 On December 27, 2016, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge David Barker signed an administrative order related to the assignment of adult guardianship and/or probate at this general jurisdiction court. As cited in Administrative Order 16-10 (AO 16-10), pursuant to Eighth Judicial District Court Rule 1.30(b), the following updates become effective January 17, […]

Clark County Court Order Re-Assigns Minor Guardianship Cases

Reassignment of Thousands of Cases Effective December 19, 2016 On December 16, 2016, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge David Barker signed an administrative order to reassign thousands of minor guardianship cases to two judicial departments at the state court. Administrative Order 16-09 instructs for all minor guardianship cases in which Amy Mastin is currently the designated […]

Nevada Supreme Court to Create Statewide Commission to Study Creation and Administration of Guardianships

On June 8, 2015, an order was filed at the Supreme Court of Nevada in the matter of the creation of a commission to study the creation and administration of guardianships. See ADKT 0507. The order comes in response to a petition filed on May 21, 2015 by Supreme Court of Nevada Chief Justice James Hardesty, Eighth Judicial […]