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Nevada Revised Statutes - Civil Practice

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.010

Definitions. As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 10.015 to 10.125, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.015

“Affinity” defined. “Affinity” when applied to the marriage relation signifies the connection existing in consequence of marriage between each of the married persons and the blood relatives of the other. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.025

“Month” defined. “Month” means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.035

“Oath” defined. “Oath” includes affirmation or declaration. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.045

“Personal property” defined. “Personal property” includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.055

“Process” defined. “Process” signifies a writ or summons in the course of judicial proceedings. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.065

“Property” defined. “Property” includes both real and personal property. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.075

“Real property” defined. “Real property” is coextensive with lands, tenements and hereditaments. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.085

“State” defined. “State” when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.095

“United States” defined. “United States” may include the District of Columbia and territories or insular possessions. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.105

“Will” defined. “Will” includes a codicil. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.115

“Writ” defined. “Writ” signifies an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the State or of a court or judicial officer. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.125

“Writing” defined. “Writing” includes printing and typewriting. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.135

Interpretation. As used in this title, every mode of oral statement, under oath or affirmation, is embraced by the term “testify,” and every written one in the term “depose.” ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.145

Signature by mark. As used in this title, signature or subscription includes mark when the person cannot write, his name being written near it by a person who writes his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.155

Legal residence. Unless otherwise provided by specific statute, the legal residence of a person with reference to his right of naturalization, right to maintain or defend any suit at law ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.165

Performance of secular acts. Whenever any act of a secular nature, other than a work of necessity or mercy, is appointed by law or contract to be performed upon a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 10.175

Seals of courts and public offices: Impressions on documents. A seal of a court or public office, when required to any writ or process or proceeding, or to authenticate a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.010

Commencement of civil actions. Civil actions can only be commenced within the periods prescribed in this chapter, after the cause of action shall have accrued, except where a different limitation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.020

Effect of laws of limitation of other states or countries. When a cause of action has arisen in another state, or in a foreign country, and by the laws thereof ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.030

When action cannot be brought by grantee from this state. No action can be brought for or in respect to real property by any person claiming under letters patent, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.040

When actions by State or its grantees are to be brought within 7 years. When letters patent or grants of real property issued or made by this state are declared ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.060

Action for recovery of mining claims: Occupation and possession; other applicable provisions.

1. No action for the recovery of mining claims, or for the recovery of the possession thereof, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.070

No cause of action effectual unless party or predecessor seized or possessed within 5 years. No cause of action or defense to an action, founded upon the title to real ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.080

Seisin within 5 years; when necessary in action for real property. No action for the recovery of real property, or for the recovery of the possession thereof other than mining ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.090

Peaceable entry; when not valid as claim. No peaceable entry upon real estate shall be deemed sufficient and valid as a claim, unless an action be commenced by the plaintiff ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.100

Possession presumed in legal owner unless adversely held. In every action for the recovery of real property, or the possession thereof, the person establishing a legal title to the premises ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.110

Occupation under written instrument or judgment; when deemed adverse. Whenever it shall appear that the occupant, or those under whom he claims, entered into the possession of premises, under claim ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.120

What constitutes adverse possession under written instrument or judgment. For the purpose of constituting adverse possession by any person claiming a title, founded upon a written instrument or judgment or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.130

Premises actually occupied under claim of title deemed to be held adversely. Where it appears that there has been an actual continued occupation of premises, under a claim of title, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.140

What constitutes adverse possession under claim of title not founded on written instrument. For the purpose of constituting an adverse possession, by a person claiming title, not founded upon a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.150

Additional requirements for adverse possession: Occupation continuously for 5 years; payment of taxes. In no case shall adverse possession be considered established unless it be shown, in addition to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.160

Relation of landlord and tenant as affecting adverse possession. Whenever the relation of landlord and tenant shall have existed between any persons, the possession of the tenant shall be deemed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.170

Right of possession not affected by descent cast. The right of a person to the possession of any real property shall not be impaired or affected by a descent being ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.180

Certain disabilities excluded from time to commence actions. If a person entitled to commence an action for the recovery of real property, or for the recovery of the possession thereof, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.190

Periods of limitation. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125B.050 and 217.007, actions other than those for the recovery of real property, unless further limited by specific statute, may only ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.200

Computation of time. The time in NRS 11.190 shall be deemed to date from the last transaction or the last item charged or last credit given; and whenever any payment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.202

Actions for damages for injury or wrongful death caused by deficiency in construction of improvements to real property: Deficiencies resulting from willful misconduct; fraudulently concealed deficiencies.

1. An action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.203

Actions for damages for injury or wrongful death caused by deficiency in construction of improvements to real property: Known deficiencies.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 11.202 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.204

Actions for damages for injury or wrongful death caused by deficiency in construction of improvements to real property: Latent deficiencies.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 11.202, 11.203 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.205

Actions for damages for injury or wrongful death caused by deficiency in construction of improvements to real property: Patent deficiencies.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 11.202, 11.203 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.2055

Actions for damages for injury or wrongful death caused by deficiency in construction of improvements to real property: Determination of date of substantial completion of improvement to real property.

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.206

Actions for damages for injury or wrongful death caused by deficiency in construction of improvements to real property: Limitation of actions not a defense in actions based on liability as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.207

Malpractice actions against attorneys and veterinarians.

1. An action against an attorney or veterinarian to recover damages for malpractice, whether based on a breach of duty or contract, must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.2075

Malpractice actions against accountants.

1. An action against an accountant or accounting firm to recover damages for malpractice must be commenced within:

(a) Two years after the date ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.208

Action by contractor against Department of Transportation upon contract for construction, reconstruction, improvement or maintenance of highway. An action by a contractor against the Department of Transportation upon a contract ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.209

Actions against principal contractors by employees of subcontractors for wages or benefits.

1. No action against a principal contractor for the recovery of wages due an employee of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.210

Mutual open accounts; accrual of cause of action. In an action brought to recover a balance due upon a mutual, open and current account, where there have been reciprocal demands ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.215

Actions for damages for injury arising from sexual abuse of minor.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 217.007, an action to recover damages for an injury to a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.220

Action for relief not otherwise provided for. An action for relief, not hereinbefore provided for, must be commenced within 4 years after the cause of action shall have accrued. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.250

Disabilities preventing running of statute. If a person entitled to bring an action other than for the recovery of real property be, at the time the cause of action accrued, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.255

Actions by or on behalf of this state.

1. The provisions of this chapter concerning actions other than for the recovery of real property shall apply to actions brought ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.260

Action to recover estate sold by guardian. No action for the recovery of any estate sold by a guardian can be maintained by the ward, or by any person claiming ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.270

Action to recover estate sold by executor or administrator. No action for the recovery of any estate sold by an executor or administrator in the course of any probate proceeding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.275

Action against estate for which letters of administration have not been issued.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, no action can be maintained against an estate for which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.280

Legal disability prevents running of statute. NRS 11.260 and 11.270 shall not apply to minors or others under any legal disability to sue at the time when the right of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.290

No limitation of action for deposit of money or property; exception. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 of NRS 104.3118, to actions brought to recover money or other property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.300

Absence from State suspends running of statute. If, when the cause of action shall accrue against a person, he be out of the State, the action may be commenced within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.310

Death of person entitled to bring action before limitation expires; death of person against whom an action may be brought.

1. If the person entitled to bring an action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.320

Statute suspended when person against whom cause of action exists dies out of State. If a person against whom a cause of action exists dies without the State, the time ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.330

Action by enemy alien; war suspends limitation. When a person shall be an alien subject, or citizen of a country at war with the United States, the time of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.340

Reversal of judgment; new action to be brought within 1 year. If an action shall be commenced within the time prescribed therefor, and a judgment therein for the plaintiff be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.350

Action stayed by injunction. When the commencement of one action shall be stayed by injunction or statutory prohibition, the time of the continuance of the injunction or prohibition shall not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.360

Disability must exist when right of action accrued. No person shall avail himself of a disability, unless it existed when his right of action accrued. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.370

Coexisting disabilities must be removed. When two or more disabilities coexist, at the time the right of action accrues, the limitation shall not attach until they all be removed. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.380

Actions against directors or stockholders of corporations. The preceding sections of this chapter shall not affect actions against directors or stockholders of a corporation to recover a penalty or forfeiture ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.390

Acknowledgment or new promise must be in writing; exception. No acknowledgment or promise shall be sufficient evidence of a new or continuing contract whereby to take the case out of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 11.500

Recommencement of actions dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and except as otherwise provided in this section, if an action that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.010

Assignment of thing in action not to prejudice defense. Except as provided for secured transactions in chapter 104 of NRS, in the case of an assignment of a thing in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.015

Indigent litigants: Waiver of costs and official fees; effect of filing affidavit of indigency.

1. Any person who desires to prosecute or defend a civil action may file an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.020

Actions by married persons. A husband and wife may sue jointly on all causes of action belonging to either or both of them, except:

1. When the action is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.030

Defense of actions against husband and wife. If husband and wife are sued together, either or both may defend, and if either neglects to defend, the other may defend for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.040

Deserted husband or wife as a party. When a husband has deserted his family, the wife may prosecute or defend in his name any action which he might have prosecuted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.050

Appointment of guardian ad litem. When a guardian ad litem is appointed by the court, he must be appointed as follows:

1. When the infant is plaintiff, upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.070

Parent or guardian may maintain action for seduction. Either of the parents or the guardian of a male or female minor child under the age of 16 years may, on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.080

Parent or guardian may maintain action for injury of minor child. The father and mother jointly, or the father or the mother, without preference to either, may maintain an action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.100

Action not to abate by death of any party after verdict. After verdict shall have been rendered in any action for a wrong, such action shall not abate by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.105

State and local governmental agencies may be sued without naming members of their governing bodies; service. Any political subdivision, public corporation, special district, or other agency of state or local ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.107

Limitation on commencement of lawsuit against manufacturer or distributor of firearm or ammunition or trade association related to firearms or ammunition; exception for breach of contract or warranty.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.110

Associates may be sued by name of association; summons; judgment to bind joint property. When two or more persons, associated in any business, transact such business under a common name, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.120

Unknown heirs to real property may be made parties; allegations and proof that names and residences of heirs are unknown.

1. In any action in which the title to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 12.130

Intervention: Right to intervene; procedure, determination and costs.

1. Before the trial, any person may intervene in an action or proceeding, who has an interest in the matter in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 13.010

Where actions are to be commenced.

1. When a person has contracted to perform an obligation at a particular place, and resides in another county, the action must be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 13.020

Venue of actions for recovery of penalties and forfeitures; actions against public officers; actions against State of Nevada. Actions for the following causes must be tried in the county where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 13.030

Venue of actions by or against counties.

1. Actions against a county may be commenced in the district court of the judicial district embracing the county; but actions between ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 13.040

Venue in other cases. In all other cases, the action shall be tried in the county in which the defendants, or any one of them, may reside at the commencement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 13.050

Cases in which venue may be changed.

1. If the county designated for that purpose in the complaint be not the proper county, the action may, notwithstanding, be tried ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 13.060

Transfer of cases for trial to other counties within judicial district when actions uncontested; stipulations. In any civil action where the complaint or petition is uncontested, or where the parties ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.010

Notice of pendency of actions affecting real property: Recording.

1. In an action for the foreclosure of a mortgage upon real property, or affecting the title or possession of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.015

Notice of pendency of actions affecting real property: Hearing; cancellation; bond.

1. After a notice of pendency of an action has been recorded with the recorder of the county, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.017

Notice of pendency of actions affecting real property: Transferability of property after withdrawal or cancellation.

1. Upon the withdrawal of a notice of the pendency of an action affecting ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.020

Foreign artificial persons doing business in state to appoint resident agents; service of process, demand or notice.

1. Every corporation, limited-liability company, limited-liability partnership, limited partnership, limited-liability limited ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.030

Service of process when foreign artificial person fails to appoint resident agent.

1. If any artificial person described in NRS 14.020 fails to appoint a resident agent, or fails ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.040

Service by publication on unknown heirs; plaintiff to file affidavit before entry of judgment.

1. When it appears to the satisfaction of the court or the judge thereof from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.050

Service by publication on unknown parties generally. If any plaintiff shall allege that there are, or that he verily believes that there are, persons, other than heirs, interested in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.060

Proceedings where there are several defendants and part only are served. Where the action is against two or more defendants, and the summons is served on one or more but ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.065

Exercise of jurisdiction on any basis consistent with State and Federal Constitutions; service of summons to confer jurisdiction.

1. A court of this state may exercise jurisdiction over a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.070

Service of process on operator of motor vehicle involved in accident.

1. The use and operation of a motor vehicle over the public roads, streets or highways, or in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.080

Service of process on foreign manufacturers, producers and suppliers of products.

1. Any company, firm, partnership, corporation or association created and existing under the laws of any other state, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 14.090

Service of process at residence accessible only through gate.

1. A person who resides at a location to which access is not reasonably available except through a gate may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 15.010

Verification of pleadings.

1. In all cases of the verification of a pleading, the affidavit of the party shall state that the same is true of his own knowledge, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 15.030

Transfer of motion when judge unable to hear parties. When a notice of a motion is given, or an order to show cause is made returnable before a judge out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 15.040

Enforcement of order for payment of money. Whenever an order for the payment of a sum of money is made by a court, it may be enforced by execution in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 15.050

Vacation or modification of order made out of court without notice. An order made out of court without notice to the adverse party, may be vacated or modified without notice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.010

Motion to postpone trial on ground of absence of evidence. A motion to postpone a trial, on the ground of the absence of evidence, shall only be made upon affidavit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.020

Depositions of witnesses in case of postponement; actions involving title to mining claims.

1. The party obtaining the postponement of a trial shall also, if required by the adverse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.025

Preferences in setting date for trial: Party 70 years of age or older; party seriously ill; defendant convicted of crime punishable as felony.

1. Upon the motion of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.030

Drawing and examination of jurors; administration of oath or affirmation.

1. Except when the jurors are drawn by a jury commissioner, in preparing for the selection of the jury, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.040

Challenges to jurors; peremptory challenges.

1. Either party may challenge the jurors. The challenges must be to individual jurors and be peremptory or for cause. Each side is entitled ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.050

Grounds for challenges for cause.

1. Challenges for cause may be taken on one or more of the following grounds:

(a) A want of any of the qualifications ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.060

Challenges for cause tried by court. Challenges for cause shall be tried by the court. The juror challenged and any other person may be examined as a witness on the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.070

Jury to be sworn; court may order jury into custody of officer.

1. As soon as the jury is completed, the judge or his clerk shall administer an oath ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.080

Discharge and replacement of jurors who become unable or disqualified to perform duties. After the impaneling of the jury and before verdict, the court may discharge a juror upon a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.090

Order of proceedings after jury has been sworn. When the jury has been sworn, the trial must proceed in the following order, unless the judge for special reasons otherwise directs:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.100

Jury may view property or premises. When, in the opinion of the court, it is proper for the jury to have a view of the property which is the subject ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.110

Instructions to jury.

1. The court shall reduce to writing the instructions to be given to the jury, unless the parties agree otherwise, and shall read such instructions to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.120

Deliberation of jury: How and where conducted.

1. After hearing the charge, the jury shall retire for deliberation until they agree upon their verdict or are discharged by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.130

Jury may take papers, materials and notes of testimony when retiring for deliberation. Upon retiring for deliberation the jury may take with them all papers, except depositions, and all other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.140

Jury may come into court for further instructions. After the jury has retired for deliberation, if there is a disagreement among them as to any part of the testimony, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.150

Action may be tried again when jury discharged or prevented from giving verdict. In all cases where a jury are discharged, or prevented from giving a verdict by reason of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.160

Court may adjourn from time to time while jury absent; sealed verdict. While the jury are absent the court may adjourn from time to time in respect to other business, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.170

Verdict of jury. When a jury has agreed upon its verdict, the jurors shall be conducted into court by the officer having them in charge; they shall be asked by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.180

Proceedings when verdict informal. If the verdict be informal or insufficient in not covering the whole issue or issues submitted, the verdict may be corrected by the jury, under the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.190

Polling jury; recording verdict and discharging jury. When the verdict is given and is not informal or insufficient, the jury foreman or the clerk shall read it aloud. If the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 16.200

Two of three masters may act. When there are three masters all shall meet, but two of them may do any act which might be done by all. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.010

Judgments of Utah territorial courts validated. No judgments of the courts of justice rendered in the Territory of Utah, prior to the organization of the Territory of Nevada, whereby property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.020

Action against sheriff for official acts; notice to sureties. If an action be brought against a sheriff for an act done by virtue of his office, and he give written ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.025

Payment of judgment in favor of minor. Whenever a judgment for a sum of money is entered in favor of a minor, the court may:

1. Direct the money ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.030

Parties not summoned in action on joint obligation may be summoned after judgment. When a judgment is recovered against one or more of several persons jointly indebted upon an obligation, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.040

Summons: Contents and service. The summons, as provided in NRS 17.030, shall describe the judgment, and require the person summoned to show cause why he should not be bound by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.050

Affidavit to accompany summons. The summons shall be accompanied by an affidavit of the plaintiff, his agent, representative or attorney, that the judgment, or some part thereof, remains unsatisfied, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.060

Answer. Upon such summons, the defendant may answer within the time specified therein, denying the judgment or setting up any defense which may have arisen subsequently, or he may deny ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.070

What constitutes written allegations in the case. If the defendant, in his answer, deny the judgment, or set up any defense which may have arisen subsequently, the summons, with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.080

Trial of issues; amount of judgment if verdict found against defendant. The issues formed may be tried as in other cases, but when the defendant denies, in his answer, any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.090

Judgment by confession for debt due or contingent liability. A judgment by confession may be entered without action, either for money due or to become due or to secure any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.100

Written statement made by defendant; form. A statement in writing shall be made, signed by the defendant and verified by his oath, to the following effect:

1. It shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.110

Filing of statement; endorsement by clerk; entry of judgment; judgment roll; costs. The statement must be filed with the clerk of the court in which the judgment is to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.115

Offer of judgment.

1. At any time more than 10 days before trial, any party may serve upon one or more other parties a written offer to allow judgment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.120

Replevin; judgment to be in alternative and with damages.

1. In an action to recover the possession of personal property, judgment for the plaintiff may be for the possession ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.130

Computation of amount of judgment; interest.

1. In all judgments and decrees, rendered by any court of justice, for any debt, damages or costs, and in all executions issued ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.140

Death of party after verdict or decision; court may render judgment; not to be a lien on real property. If a party dies after a verdict or decision upon any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.150

Docketing of judgments of state and federal courts; recording of transcripts, abstracts and copies of judgments; liens on real property; duration of liens; affidavit required of judgment creditor who records ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.160

Docket defined; contents. The docket mentioned in NRS 17.150 is a book which the clerk shall keep in his office, with each page divided into columns: Judgment debtors; judgment creditors; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.170

Dockets open for public inspection without charge. The docket kept by the clerk shall be open at all times during office hours for the inspection of the public without charge. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.190

Computation of costs in judgment; insertion by clerk.

1. Included in any judgment filed shall be a computation of the costs, if they have been ascertained. The clerk shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.200

Entry in docket. Satisfaction of a judgment may be entered in the clerk’s docket if an execution is returned satisfied, and if an acknowledgment of satisfaction is filed with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.214

Filing and contents of affidavit; recording affidavit of renewal; notice to judgment debtor.

1. A judgment creditor or his successor in interest may renew a judgment which has not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.225

Right to contribution.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 17.235 to 17.305, inclusive, where two or more persons become jointly or severally liable in tort ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.235

Effect of judgment against one tortfeasor. The recovery of a judgment for an injury or wrongful death against one tortfeasor does not of itself discharge the other tortfeasors from liability ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.245

Effect of release or covenant not to sue.

1. When a release or a covenant not to sue or not to enforce judgment is given in good faith ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.255

Intentional tort bars right to contribution. There is no right of contribution in favor of any tortfeasor who has intentionally caused or contributed to the injury or wrongful death. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.265

Certain rights of indemnity unimpaired. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 17.245, the provisions of NRS 17.225 to 17.305, inclusive, do not impair any right of indemnity under existing law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.275

Subrogation of insurer. A liability insurer, who by payment has discharged in full or in part the liability of a tortfeasor and has thereby discharged in full its obligation as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.285

Enforcement of right of contribution.

1. Whether or not judgment has been entered in an action against two or more tortfeasors for the same injury or wrongful death, contribution ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.295

Equitable shares. In determining the equitable shares of tortfeasors in the entire liability:

1. If equity requires, the collective liability of some as a group constitutes a single share; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.305

Inapplicability to breach of fiduciary relationship. NRS 17.225 to 17.305, inclusive, do not apply to breaches of trust or of other fiduciary obligation. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.330

Short title. NRS 17.330 to 17.400, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.340

“Foreign judgment” defined. As used in NRS 17.330 to 17.400, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “foreign judgment” means any judgment of a court of the United States or of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.350

Filing and status of foreign judgments. An exemplified copy of any foreign judgment may be filed with the clerk of any district court of this state. The clerk shall treat ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.360

Affidavit; notice of filing judgment and affidavit.

1. At the time of the filing of the foreign judgment, the judgment creditor or his attorney shall file with the clerk ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.370

Stay of enforcement of foreign judgment.

1. If the judgment debtor shows the court that an appeal from the foreign judgment is pending or will be taken, or that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.380

Fees. Any person filing a foreign judgment shall pay to the clerk of the court the same filing fee as prescribed by statute for the filing of civil actions. Fees ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.390

Judgment creditor may bring action to enforce judgment. A judgment creditor may elect to bring an action to enforce his judgment instead of proceeding under NRS 17.330 to 17.400, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.400

Uniformity of interpretation. NRS 17.330 to 17.400, inclusive, shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which enact ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.410

Short title; uniformity of application and construction.

1. NRS 17.410 to 17.660, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Foreign-Money Claims Act.

2. These sections must be applied ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.420

Scope and applicability.

1. NRS 17.410 to 17.660, inclusive, apply only to a foreign-money claim in an action or distributive proceeding.

2. NRS 17.410 to 17.660, inclusive, apply ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.430

Definitions. As used in NRS 17.410 to 17.660, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 17.440 to 17.550, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.440

“Action” defined. “Action” means a judicial proceeding or an arbitration in which a payment in money may be awarded or enforced with respect to a foreign-money claim. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.450

“Bank-offered spot rate” defined. “Bank-offered spot rate” means the spot rate of exchange at which a bank will sell foreign money at a spot rate. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.460

“Date of conversion” defined. “Date of conversion” means the banking day next preceding the date on which money, in accordance with NRS 17.410 to 17.660, inclusive, is:

1. Paid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.470

“Distributive proceeding” defined. “Distributive proceeding” means a judicial or nonjudicial proceeding for the distribution of a fund in which one or more foreign-money claims is asserted and includes an accounting, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.480

“Foreign money” defined. “Foreign money” means money other than money of the United States of America. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.490

“Foreign-money claim” defined. “Foreign-money claim” means a claim upon an obligation to pay, or a claim for recovery of a loss, expressed in or measured by a foreign money. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.500

“Money” defined. “Money” means a medium of exchange for the payment of obligations or a store of value authorized or adopted by a government or by intergovernmental agreement. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.510

“Money of the claim” defined. “Money of the claim” means the money determined as proper pursuant to NRS 17.570. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.520

“Person” defined. “Person” includes two or more persons having a joint or common interest. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.530

“Rate of exchange” defined. “Rate of exchange” means the rate at which money of one country may be converted into money of another country in a free financial market convenient ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.540

“Spot rate” defined. “Spot rate” means the rate of exchange at which foreign money is sold by a bank or other dealer in foreign exchange for immediate or next-day availability ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.550

“State” defined. “State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.560

Variation by agreement.

1. The effect of NRS 17.410 to 17.660, inclusive, may be varied by agreement of the parties made before or after commencement of an action or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.570

Determining money of the claim.

1. The money in which the parties to a transaction have agreed that payment is to be made is the proper money of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.580

Determining amount of money of certain contract claims.

1. If an amount contracted to be paid in a foreign money is measured by a specified amount of a different ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.590

Asserting and defending foreign-money claim.

1. A person may assert a claim in a specified foreign money. If a foreign-money claim is not asserted, the claimant makes the claim ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.600

Judgments and awards on foreign-money claims; times of money conversion; form of judgment.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a judgment or award on a foreign-money claim ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.610

Conversion of foreign money in distributive proceeding. The rate of exchange prevailing at or near the close of business on the day the distributive proceeding is initiated governs all exchanges ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.620

Prejudgment and judgment interest.

1. With respect to a foreign-money claim, recovery of prejudgment or pre-award interest and the rate of interest to be applied in the action or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.630

Enforcement of foreign judgments.

1. If an action is brought to enforce a judgment of another jurisdiction expressed in a foreign money and the judgment is recognized in this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.640

Determining United States dollar value of foreign-money claims for limited purposes.

1. Computations under this section are for the limited purposes of the section and do not affect computation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.650

Effect of currency revalorization.

1. If, after an obligation is expressed or a loss is incurred in a foreign money, the country issuing or adopting that money substitutes a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 17.660

Supplementary general principles of law. Unless displaced by particular provisions of NRS 17.410 to 17.660, inclusive, the principles of law and equity, including the law merchant, and the law relative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.005

“Costs” defined. For the purposes of NRS 18.010 to 18.150, inclusive, the term “costs” means:

1. Clerks’ fees.

2. Reporters’ fees for depositions, including a reporter’s fee for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.010

Award of attorney’s fees.

1. The compensation of an attorney and counselor for his services is governed by agreement, express or implied, which is not restrained by law.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.015

Lien for attorney’s fees: Amount; perfection; enforcement.

1. An attorney at law shall have a lien upon any claim, demand or cause of action, including any claim for unliquidated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.020

Cases in which costs allowed prevailing party. Costs must be allowed of course to the prevailing party against any adverse party against whom judgment is rendered, in the following cases:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.025

Court not to refuse to award attorney’s fees or costs solely because public officer or agency is prevailing party.

1. A court shall not:

(a) Refuse to award ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.030

Costs and disbursements in actions where defendants might have been joined. When several actions are brought on one bond, undertaking, promissory note, bill of exchange, or other instrument in writing, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.050

Discretion of the court in allowing costs. Except as limited by this section, in other actions in the district court, part or all of the prevailing party’s costs may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.060

Costs of appeal to Supreme Court; discretion of court. In the following cases the costs of an appeal to the Supreme Court shall be in the discretion of the court:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.070

Payment of costs on postponement; costs and attorney’s fees on mistrial.

1. When an application is made to a court or master to postpone a trial, the payment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.080

Effect of tender in action for recovery of money. When, in an action for the recovery of money only, the defendant alleges in his answer that before the commencement of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.090

Costs in actions by or against executors and trustees. In an action prosecuted or defended by an executor, administrator, trustee of express trust, or a person expressly authorized by statute, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.110

Verified memorandum of costs: Filing and service; witness’ and clerk’s fee; retaxing and settling costs.

1. The party in whose favor judgment is rendered, and who claims his costs, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.120

Interest and costs must be included by clerk in judgment. The clerk shall include in the judgment entered up by him any interest on the verdict or judgment of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.130

When plaintiff may be required to secure costs; affidavits of sureties; dismissal of action if undertaking not filed.

1. When a plaintiff in an action resides out of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.140

Plaintiffs for whom bond or undertaking not required. In any civil action or proceeding wherein the State, or the people of the State, is a party plaintiff, or any state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.150

Payment of costs and attorney’s fees when State or county is a party.

1. When the State is a party, and costs or attorney’s fees are awarded against it, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.160

Costs allowed judgment creditor; memorandum of costs; motion to tax.

1. A judgment creditor may claim costs for one or more of the following items:

(a) Statutory fees ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.170

Notice of motion for order allowing costs and necessary disbursements; order. A judgment creditor claiming costs or necessary disbursements reasonably incurred in aid of the collection of a judgment or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 18.180

Entry of amount of costs on margin of judgment. Within 2 days after the costs are tried or ascertained, or after the time for making a motion to tax the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.010

“Folio” defined. “Folio,” when used as a measure for computing fees or compensation, shall be construed to mean 100 words, counting every figure necessarily used as a word. Any portion ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.013

County clerks.

1. Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, each county clerk shall charge and collect the following fees:

On the commencement of any action or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.020

Commencement of civil action; administration of estate; guardianship; appeal from justice’s court.

1. At the time of the commencement of every civil action or other proceeding in the several ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.030

Additional fees in civil actions: State General Fund.

1. Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, on the commencement of any civil action or proceeding in the district court, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.031

Additional fees in civil actions: Programs for legal aid.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and NRS 19.034 in each county in which legal services are provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.0312

Additional fees in civil actions: Pro bono programs and programs for abused or neglected children and victims of domestic violence.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.0313

Additional fees in civil actions: Programs of mediation in cases involving custody or visitation of child; neighborhood justice centers.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 19.034, in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.03135

Additional fees in civil actions: Programs for prevention and treatment of abuse of alcohol and drugs.

1. In a county whose population is less than 100,000, the board of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.0315

Additional fees in civil actions: Programs of arbitration.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 19.034, on the commencement of any civil action or proceeding in the district court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.033

Additional fees in action for dissolution of marriage.

1. In each county, on the commencement of any action for divorce in the district court, the county clerk shall charge ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.0335

Additional fees in civil action involving multiple parties.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 19.034, on the commencement of any civil action in the district court for which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.034

Reduced fees for adoption of child with special needs. If the agency which provides child welfare services, or a child-placing agency licensed by the Division of Child and Family Services ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.035

Fees not to be charged or collected for services rendered certain governments or officers. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a county clerk shall neither charge nor collect any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.040

Table to be posted; penalty.

1. Every county clerk shall publish and set up in some conspicuous place in his office a table of his fees according to this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.050

Clerks to receive costs of publication. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 8 of NRS 127.186, when by law any publication is required to be made by a county clerk ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.060

Payment in advance. Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, all fees prescribed in this chapter must be paid in advance, if demanded. If any county clerk has not received ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.070

Limitation on fees charged by county clerk. A county clerk shall not charge any fee that is not authorized by law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.080

Clerks to keep books. Each county clerk shall keep in his office, open to public inspection, a fee book in which he shall enter in detail the fees charged with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.090

Quarterly financial statements of clerks.

1. Each county clerk shall, on the 1st Monday in January, April, July and October, make out and file with the board of county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.100

Penalty for violating NRS 19.070, 19.080 or 19.090. Any county clerk who violates any of the provisions of NRS 19.070, 19.080 or 19.090 shall be punished by a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 19.110

Penalty for taking more or greater fees than authorized by law. If any county clerk takes more or greater fees than are authorized by law, he shall be liable to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 20.010

Undertaking with sureties; affidavits.

1. In all cases where an undertaking with sureties is required by the provisions of titles 2 to 6 of NRS, the judge, justice, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 20.015

Form of undertaking. Whenever a party to an action or proceeding desires to give an undertaking pursuant to any provision of titles 2 to 6 of NRS, it is sufficient ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 20.020

Justification of sureties. In all cases not otherwise provided for in titles 2 to 6 of NRS, where sureties are required to justify, they shall appear before the officer or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 20.030

Surety bond or cash may be furnished in lieu of personal sureties. In all cases where a bond or undertaking is required by the provisions of titles 2 to 6 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 20.035

Limitation on amount of bond in litigation involving Master Settlement Agreement.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if an appeal is taken of a judgment in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 20.040

Undertaking, bond or security not required in action by or against state, county, city or officer thereof.

1. In any action or proceeding before any court or other tribunal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 20.050

Bond or undertaking to be approved by clerk of court.

1. In all cases where a bond or other undertaking, except a bail bond, is required by the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.010

Writ of execution: Limitations of time. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125B.050 for enforcement of a judgment for support of a child, the party in whose favor judgment is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.020

Writ of execution: Issuance; contents. The writ of execution must be issued in the name of the State of Nevada, sealed with the seal of the court, and subscribed by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.025

Writ of execution: Form on judgment for money. A writ of execution issued on a judgment for the recovery of money must be substantially in the following form:

(Title of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.030

Satisfaction of judgment on joint contract. When a writ of execution is issued on a judgment recovered against two or more persons, in an action upon a joint contract, in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.040

Return of execution. The execution shall be returnable to the clerk with whom the judgment roll is filed not less than 10 nor more than 60 days after its receipt ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.050

Enforcement of judgments requiring payment of money or delivery of property; performance of an act. Where a judgment requires the payment of money or the delivery of real or personal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.060

Execution may issue after death of party. Notwithstanding the death of a party after the judgment, execution thereon may be issued, in case of the death of the plaintiff, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.070

Execution to issue to sheriff. Where the execution is against the property of the judgment debtor, it may be issued to the sheriff of any county in the State. Where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.075

Notice of writ of execution: Service required; form; contents.

1. Execution on the writ of execution by levying on the property of the judgment debtor may occur only if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.076

Notice of writ of execution: Manner and time of service. The notice required by NRS 21.075 must be served by the sheriff on the judgment debtor by regular mail at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.080

Property liable to execution; property not affected by execution until levy; exemption of spendthrift trusts.

1. All goods, chattels, moneys and other property, real and personal, of the judgment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.090

Property exempt from execution.

1. The following property is exempt from execution, except as otherwise specifically provided in this section:

(a) Private libraries not to exceed $1,500 in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.095

Property exempt from execution upon judgment for medical bill. The primary dwelling, including a mobile or manufactured home, of a judgment debtor is exempt from execution upon a judgment for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.100

Collections of minerals, art curiosities and paleontological remains exempt from execution.

1. Any bona fide owner of a collection or cabinet of metal-bearing ores, geological specimens, art curiosities, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.110

Execution of writ by sheriff. The sheriff shall, in the manner provided for writs of attachments in NRS 31.060, execute the writ against the property of the judgment debtor by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.112

Claim of exemption: Procedure; release of property; undertaking by judgment creditor.

1. In order to claim exemption of any property levied on, the judgment debtor must, within 8 days ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.114

Sureties: Submission to jurisdiction of court; exceptions to sufficiency and justification.

1. By entering into any undertaking provided for in NRS 21.112, the sureties thereunder submit themselves to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.118

Levy on property of going business.

1. If personal property levied on under a writ of execution belongs to a going business and the judgment debtor consents, the sheriff ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.120

Garnishment in aid of execution; notice of writ of garnishment; third-party claims.

1. If personal property, including debts or credits due or to become due, is not in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.130

Notice of sale under execution.

1. Before the sale of property on execution, notice of the sale, in addition to the notice required pursuant to NRS 21.075 and 21.076, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.140

Penalties for selling without notice; defacing notice.

1. An officer selling without the notice prescribed by NRS 21.075, 21.076 and 21.130 forfeits $500 to the aggrieved party, in addition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.150

Conduct of sales of real and personal property under execution: Place and time; who may not be purchasers; sales of parcels; directions of judgment debtor. All sales of property under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.160

Proceedings after purchaser refuses to pay amount bid.

1. If a purchaser refuse to pay the amount bid by him for property struck off to him at a sale ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.170

Delivery of personal property capable of manual delivery to purchaser; certificate of sale. When the purchaser of any personal property capable of manual delivery shall pay the purchase money, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.180

Delivery of personal property not capable of manual delivery; certificate of sale. When the purchaser of any personal property not capable of manual delivery shall pay the purchase money, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.190

Sale of real property; purchaser acquires rights of judgment debtor; absolute sale and sale subject to redemption; certificate of sale. Upon a sale of real property, the purchaser shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.200

Real property sold subject to redemption; who may redeem; redemptioner defined.

1. Property sold subject to redemption, as provided in NRS 21.190, or any part sold separately, may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.210

Time and manner of redemption. The judgment debtor or redemptioner may redeem the property from the purchaser any time within 1 year after the sale on paying the purchaser the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.220

Successive redemptions; redemption from previous redemptioner; notice of redemption; sheriff’s deed; certificate of redemption.

1. If property be so redeemed by a redemptioner, another redemptioner may, within 60 days ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.230

Payments of redemption to purchaser, redemptioner or officer; documents to be served by redemptioner; sheriff to pay over money.

1. The payments mentioned in NRS 21.210 and 21.220 may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.240

Court may restrain waste until expiration of period for redemption; what is not considered waste. Until the expiration of the time allowed for redemption, the court may restrain the commission ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.250

Disposition of rents and profits. The purchaser from the time of a sale until a redemption, and a redemptioner from the time of his redemption until another redemption, shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.260

Recovery by purchaser from judgment creditor after eviction from property because of irregularities of sale; revival of original judgment.

1. If the purchaser of real property sold on execution, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.270

Examination of judgment debtor.

1. A judgment creditor, at any time after the judgment is entered, is entitled to an order from the judge of the court requiring the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.280

Proceedings in aid of execution; appearance of judgment debtor before court; arrest; bail or commitment. After the issuing of an execution against property, and upon proof by affidavit of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.290

Third party may pay judgment. After the issuing of an execution against property, any person indebted to the judgment debtor may pay to the sheriff the amount of his debt, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.300

Debtor of judgment debtor may be examined. After the issuing or return of an execution against property of the judgment debtor, or of any one of several debtors in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.310

Witnesses required to testify. Witnesses may be required to appear and testify before the judge or master conducting any proceeding under this chapter in the same manner as upon the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.320

Judge may order property applied toward satisfaction of judgment. The judge or master may order any property of the judgment debtor not exempt from execution, in the hands of such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.330

Proceedings on claim of third party to property or on denial of debt to judgment debtor. If it appears that a person or corporation alleged to have property of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 21.340

Disobedience of master’s orders; contempts. If any person, party or witness disobey an order of the master, properly made in the proceedings before him under this chapter, he may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.010

Acts or omissions constituting contempts. The following acts or omissions shall be deemed contempts:

1. Disorderly, contemptuous or insolent behavior toward the judge while he is holding court, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.020

Reentry on real property after ejectment by judgment or process. Every person dispossessed of or ejected from any real property by the judgment or process of any court of competent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.030

Summary punishment of contempt committed in immediate view and presence of court; affidavit or statement to be filed when contempt committed outside immediate view and presence of court; disqualification of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.040

Issuance of warrants of attachment and commitment. When the contempt is not committed in the immediate view and presence of the court or judge, a warrant of attachment may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.050

Amount of bail may be fixed by endorsement on warrant of attachment. Whenever a warrant of attachment is issued pursuant to this chapter, the court or judge shall direct, by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.060

Duties of sheriff. Upon executing the warrant of attachment, the sheriff shall keep the person in custody, bring him before the court or judge, and detain him until an order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.070

Discharge from arrest on furnishing bail; form and conditions of bond. When a direction to let the person arrested to bail is contained in the warrant of attachment, or endorsed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.080

Return of warrant and undertaking by officer. The officer shall return the warrant of arrest and the undertaking, if any, received by him from the person arrested, by the return ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.090

Trial; court to hear answer and witnesses; adjournment. When the person arrested has been brought up or appeared, the court or judge shall proceed to investigate the charge, and shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.100

Penalty for contempt. Upon the answer and evidence taken, the court or judge or jury, as the case may be, shall determine whether the person proceeded against is guilty of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.110

Imprisonment until performance if contempt is omission to perform an act; penalty for failure or refusal to testify before grand jury.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.120

Indictment for contemptuous conduct. Persons proceeded against according to the provisions of this chapter shall also be liable to indictment for the same misconduct, if it be an indictable offense, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.130

Proceedings when defendant does not appear; measure of damages in an action on the undertaking. When the warrant of arrest has been returned served, if the person arrested does not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 22.140

Excuses for not bringing arrested person before the court; persons not to be unnecessarily restrained. Whenever, by the provisions of this chapter, an officer is required to keep a person ...



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