Eureka County Public Guardian
EUREKA COUNTY PUBLIC GUARDIAN
10 South Main Street
P.O. Box 506
Eureka, NV 89316
PHONE: (775) 237-5664
FAX: (775) 237-6015
Download the Eureka Guardianship Referral Form Adobe PDF format
Download the Physician's Report of Incapacitation Adobe PDF format
The Eureka County Public Guardian provides guardianship services to wards of Eureka County. The Public Guardian is the guardian of last resort. Prior to assuming guardianship, a thorough investigation is conducted in order to determine the competence of an individual as well as to find if any family members or friends may be willing and able to provide the necessary care. A resident of Eureka County, Nevada who is 60 years of age or older is eligible to have the public guardian appointed as his/her individual guardian if he/she:
What to do when you feel a guardianship is needed?
Copies of recent medical records indicating what condition(s) is causing a proposed ward to be incompetent or incapacitated are required by law in order for guardianship to proceed.
Guardianship is NOT an immediate emergency intervention. If you have any suspicions of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation, please report this to one of the following agencies:
Eureka County Sheriff's Office (775) 237-5252
Elder Protective Services (775) 738-1966
Nevada Division for Aging Services (775) 738-1966