What Fees Are Charged By The Public Administrator?
Fees are charged according to the actions taken by the Public Administrator.
- When the Public Administrator's Office takes action prior to Court appointment to protect the estate of an individual who dies in Washoe County, or a part of the estate, until family or a legal representative are able to take possession, he or she is entitled to fair and reasonable compensation pursuant to NRS 253.050(3).
- When the Public Administrator is appointed by the Court, he or she is entitled to fair and reasonable fees and expenses in accordance with NRS 150, and as submitted to and granted by the Court.
- Upon payment, all compensation is subsequently paid into the Washoe County General Fund.