Adult Guardianships are handled in Department 12, Family Division, Second Judicial District Court, 3rd Floor, 1 South Sierra, Reno, NV 89501
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 Self-Help 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 law library is available for public use during the following hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm; the Self Help Center is located at 1 South Sierra Street, First Floor, Reno, Nevada 89501.
Administrative Order 2015-08 regarding mandatory electronic filing beginning January 1, 2016.
Please go to https://wceflex.washoecourts.com to sign up for an account.
Guardianships shall be heard every Tuesday in Courtroom 6 of the Family Division.
The Honorable Frances Doherty, Guardianship Judge
Calendar for the Guardianship Judge
Administrative Assistant: Diana Zuccarini (775)328-3470
Court Clerk: Holly Lujan (775)328-3472
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***This must be completed and provided to the court in every guardianship case