Guardianship Responsibilities to the Court

Published 2011

Guardianship is a court-appointed relationshp granting the Guardian certain powers and duties. Guardians have many ongoing responsibilities both to the Ward and to the Court.

As a legal relationship, the Guardian has to follow the law and the court rules that apply to Guardians. At the time of appointment, the Guardian may have to be bonded to manage funds and other properties. Within 90 days of appointment, the Guardian is required to file a complete inventory of the estate of the Ward.

Every year, no later than 30 days after the anniversary of the appointment, a complete accounting of the administration of the Ward's assets must be filed with teh court.

Publication Details


Eileen M Krumbach

John D. DeFrain

Bruce Cudly

Dina Rathje

Carol Lieske

Rene Ferdinand

Mary Evans

Mary Gordon


Youth & Families


Publication Date November 01, 2005
Last Revision Date November 28, 2011
Language English


Series NebGuide