× NOTE: In response to COVID-19, adult guardianship hearings are currently heard on Zoom. Please visit the Department 7 tab at Online Hearings - Washoecourts to access the Zoom link for your hearing. Parties represented by counsel should follow up with their attorney regarding additional hearing information.
× IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you need to set a hearing, complete your Citation and email AdultGuardianship@washoecourts.us. If you are exempt from electronic filing, you may still call 775-328-3135 for a hearing date and to obtain your Citation.

Adult Guardianships are handled by Department 7 of the Second Judicial District Court.

Adult Guardianship


Judicial Assistant:
Laura Watts-Vial - (775) 328-3158

Court Clerk:
Teresa Travers - (775) 328-3135


Guardianship Judge

Judge Walker The Honorable Egan Walker, Guardianship Judge
Calendar for the Guardianship Judge

Milestone Tracker

Need to find important deadlines in your case? Use the button below to search for them.

Milestone Tracker

Guardian Training

Guardianship Quiz

Has the Court ordered you to complete online guardianship training?
If so, click “Take the Quiz,” complete the questions to obtain your Certificate of Completion, and file the Certificate of Completion into your case.

Want to Watch the Videos but Don’t Need to Take the Quiz? Click on a Video Segment.

Click here to view Updated Annotations to the Adult Guardianship Online Training Video.


Module 1 - Alternatives to Guardianship and Community Resources

Module 2 - Overview of Guardianships

Module 3 - Filing for Guardianship

Module 4 - Guardianship of the Person: Duties and Responsibilities

Module 5 - Guardianship of the Estate: Duties and Responsibilities

Module 6 - Property Management, Safekeeping Documents, and Payment of Fees

Module 7 - Tips and Resources for Guardians

Module 8 - Terminating the Guardianship and Resigning as Guardian