Laura Watts-Vial - (775) 328-3158
Teresa Travers - (775) 328-3135
Adult Guardianship - Home Page
- Need to set a hearing on your petition? Complete the Citation to Appear and email to AdultGuardianship@washoecourts.us for issuance.
- Adult Guardianship Flow Chart
Adult Guardianships are heard every Friday on Zoom. The link to the hearing can be found here, Online Hearings.
- Please carefully read your court documents for hearing time and instructions
- Adult Guardianship Zoom Hearing Guide (pdf)
If you recently filed or are thinking about filing for guardianship, read the Frequently Asked Questions.
IMPORTANT: IF YOU ARE TRYING TO APPOINT THE WASHOE COUNTY PUBLIC GUARDIAN YOU **MUST** GIVE THEM A COPY OF YOUR PETITION BEFORE FILING AND INCLUDE PROOF OF RECEIPT WHEN YOU FILE YOUR PETITION.
The District Court cannot give legal advice or assist the public in drafting petitions. Individuals who are proceeding without the assistance of an attorney, may contact the Resource Center to obtain guardianship packets that may assist in initiating or responding to a guardianship case. Self-represented litigants are responsible to familiarize themselves with law that is applicable to their case. The Resource Center is available for public use during the following hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm; the Resource Center is located at One South Sierra Street, Third Floor, Reno, Nevada 89501.