Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.490 - Mental Health

Restoration of legal capacity of person previously adjudicated incompetent. Any person in the State of Nevada who, by reason of a judicial decree ordering his hospitalization entered prior to July 1, 1975, is considered to be mentally incompetent and is denied the right to dispose of property, marry, execute instruments, make purchases, enter into contractual relationships, vote or hold a driverís license solely by reason of such decree shall, upon the expiration of the 6-month period immediately following such date, be deemed to have been restored to legal capacity unless, within such 6-month period, affirmative action is commenced to have the person adjudicated mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction.

Last modified: February 27, 2006