2018 Nebraska Revised Statutes
Chapter 30 - DECEDENTS' ESTATES; PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY
30-4109 Public Guardian; duties.
30-4109. Public Guardian; duties.
Consistent with the purposes and objectives of the Public Guardianship Act and in consultation with the council, the Public Guardian shall:
(1) Develop a uniform system of reporting and collecting statistical data regarding guardianships and conservatorships;
(2) Develop and adopt a standard of practice and code of ethics for public guardianship and public conservatorship;
(3) Prepare a biennial budget for the implementation of the act;
(4) Develop guidelines for a sliding scale of fees to be charged for public guardianship and public conservatorship services;
(5) Maintain, in conjunction with private and other public resources, a curricula for training sessions to be made available for successor guardians and successor conservators and private guardians and private conservators;
(6) Maintain training programs available statewide to offer the training curricula for interested parties to include:
(a) Helping a guardian understand his or her ward's disabilities and a conservator understand his or her fiduciary duties with respect to his or her protected person;
(b) Helping a guardian encourage increased independence on the part of his or her ward, as appropriate;
(c) Helping a guardian with the preparation and revision of guardianship plans and reports and a conservator with the preparation and revision of accountings; and
(d) Advising a guardian or conservator on ways to secure rights, benefits, and services to which his or her ward or protected person is entitled;
(7) Promote public awareness of guardianship and conservatorship, the responsibilities attached, and the need for more private guardians and private conservators; and
(8) Apply for and receive funds from public and private sources for carrying out the purposes and obligations of the act.
- Laws 2014, LB920, § 9.