Public Administrator

Overview

The Public Administrator is elected to four-year terms. The position is responsible for probating estates for those who have not made prior arrangements appointing someone to finalize their affairs. The Court must appoint the Administrator to any estate requiring probate services. Those services can be as simple as authorizing cremation or locating family but more often, the Administrator handles issues that are more complex such as selling all real and personal property, cleaning out the home, managing all financial matters including filing tax returns, filing reports with the Courts.

The County contracts with a law firm to represent the Public Administrator.
The Public Administrator is paid from the estate, if there are funds available, pursuant to NRS 150.020.

Contact

Steve L. Walsh

Douglas County Public Administrator

Address:

PO Box 1683

Minden, NV 89423

Map

Ph: 775-267-4321

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

FAQs

News

Posted: Oct 23, 2020

Riverview Road Closure

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Posted: Oct 12, 2020

Master Plan Text Amendment Survey Results Are In

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Posted: Oct 08, 2020

Road Closure Announcement Heybourne Rd

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Posted: Oct 05, 2020

Funding extended to assist Douglas County Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19, eligibility now includes business with up to 100 employees

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Posted: Oct 02, 2020

Information on Proposed Painted Rock Mine

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Posted: Sep 29, 2020

Road Closure Announcement Centerville Road

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Posted: Sep 25, 2020

Douglas County Businesses Receive 2020 Community Spirit Spotlight Awards

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Posted: Sep 24, 2020

Funding Still Available to Assist Douglas County Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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Posted: Sep 12, 2020

Douglas County Welcomes Presidential Visit to Minden-Tahoe Airport

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Posted: Sep 10, 2020

JOIN Inc. Partners with Douglas County to Provide Financial Assistance

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Posted: Sep 08, 2020

Douglas County is now Accepting Community Grant Program Applications

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Posted: Sep 01, 2020

Douglas County Launches 2020 Master Plan Text Update Resident Survey

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Posted: Aug 31, 2020

Help Douglas County Increase Community Based Testing Numbers; Keep Businesses Open

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Posted: Aug 28, 2020

Douglas County Launches Grant Program to Help Local Small Business Funding available to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19 with expenses like PPE, utilities, rent and retrofits

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Posted: Aug 26, 2020

Douglas County Community Services Announces the Temporary Closure of the Shooting Facility

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Posted: Aug 21, 2020

Douglas County Hosts Public Workshops and Creates Public Information Website on 2020 Master Plan Text Update, #DreamItDouglas

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Posted: Aug 18, 2020

Douglas County Advises the Public About Process for Reporting VHR Issues

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Posted: Aug 11, 2020

*Update/Correction* Douglas County Sheriff's Office Response to Protests

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Posted: Aug 09, 2020

Douglas County Sheriff's Office Responds to Protest

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Posted: Aug 08, 2020

Sheriff Coverley Media Briefing

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Posted: Aug 06, 2020

Official Statement from the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Regarding August 8, 2020 Protest

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Posted: Aug 06, 2020

UPDATE Douglas County Prepares for Planned Protest on August 8, 2020

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Posted: Aug 03, 2020

Douglas County Prepares for Planned Protest on August 8, 2020

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Posted: Jul 29, 2020

Douglas County Shooting Range Improvements

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Posted: Jul 21, 2020

Douglas County Opens New Dog Park

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Posted: Jul 21, 2020

Douglas County Homemaker Program Conducts Fan Drive for Seniors

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Posted: Jul 16, 2020

Douglas County Receives Generous Contribution from the Community Services Foundation

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Posted: Jun 30, 2020

Meeting Location for Douglas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Change to Virtual

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Douglas County Vacation Home Rental Task Force Recommendations Presented to the Board of County Commissioners

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