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Nevada Revised Statutes - Remedies - Special Actions and Proceedings

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.010

Definitions. As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 28.020 to 28.130, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.020

“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 28.025

“Defendant” defined. “Defendant” includes a party against whom a counterclaim, cross-claim or third-party complaint is filed. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.030

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.040

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.050

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.055

“Plaintiff” defined. “Plaintiff” includes a party who files a counterclaim, cross-claim or third-party complaint. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.060

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.070

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.080

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.090

“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 28.100

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.110

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.120

“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 28.130

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.140

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 by the term “depose.” ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 28.150

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 29A.010

“Summary proceeding” defined. As used in this chapter, “summary proceeding” means an action governed by the provisions of this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.020

Adoption of rules by Supreme Court or district courts. The Supreme Court or each district court shall adopt rules providing for the setting of trials for summary proceedings and such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.030

Applicability of rules of practice and procedure. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the provisions of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, the District Court Rules and the local ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.040

Eligible actions; designation of case as summary proceeding. In any civil action brought in the district court in which the amount in controversy, excluding attorney’s fees, interest and costs of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.050

Filing of affidavits.

1. One or more affidavits sufficient to establish each claim or affirmative defense alleged by each party, together with any other relevant evidence upon which he ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.060

Discovery prohibited. No party to a summary proceeding may conduct discovery pursuant to Rules 26 to 37, inclusive, of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.070

Trial memoranda.

1. Not later than 10 days before the date set for the trial of a summary proceeding, each party to the action shall file and serve upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.080

Procedure at trial. At the trial of a summary proceeding:

1. The matter must be tried to the court, sitting without a jury.

2. No record of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29A.090

No right of appeal. The judgment of the court in a summary proceeding is not subject to appeal. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29.010

Submission of a controversy without action. Parties to a question in difference, which might be the subject of a civil action, may, without action, agree upon a case containing the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29.020

Entry of judgment; judgment roll. Judgment shall be entered in the judgment book as in other cases, but without costs for any proceeding prior to the trial. The case, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 29.030

Enforcement and appeal of judgment. The judgment may be enforced in the same manner as if it had been rendered in an action, and shall be in the same manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.010

Short title. NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Declaratory Judgments Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.020

“Person” defined. “Person” wherever used in NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, shall be construed to mean any person, partnership, joint stock company, unincorporated association or society, or municipal or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.030

Scope. Courts of record within their respective jurisdictions shall have power to declare rights, status and other legal relations whether or not further relief is or could be claimed. No ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.040

Questions of construction or validity of instruments, contracts and statutes. Any person interested under a deed, will, written contract or other writings constituting a contract, or whose rights, status or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.050

Contract may be construed before or after breach. A contract may be construed either before or after there has been a breach thereof. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.060

Declaration of rights in certain cases. Any person interested as or through an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian or other fiduciary, creditor, devisee, legatee, heir, next of kin or cestui que ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.070

Enumeration not exclusive. The enumeration in NRS 30.040, 30.050 and 30.060 does not limit or restrict the exercise of the general powers conferred in NRS 30.030 in any proceeding where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.080

Discretion of court to render or enter judgment. The court may refuse to render or enter a declaratory judgment or decree where such judgment or decree, if rendered or entered, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.090

Review. All orders, judgments and decrees under NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, may be reviewed as other orders, judgments and decrees. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.100

Supplemental relief. Further relief based on a declaratory judgment or decree may be granted whenever necessary or proper. The application therefor shall be by petition to a court having jurisdiction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.110

Jury trial. When a proceeding under NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, involves the determination of an issue of fact, such issue may be tried and determined in the same manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.120

Costs. In any proceeding under NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, the court may make such award of costs as may seem equitable and just. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.130

Parties. When declaratory relief is sought, all persons shall be made parties who have or claim any interest which would be affected by the declaration, and no declaration shall prejudice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.140

Construction. NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, are declared to be remedial; their purpose is to settle and to afford relief from uncertainty and insecurity with respect to rights, status and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.150

Severability. The several sections and provisions of NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, except NRS 30.030 and 30.040, are hereby declared independent and severable, and the invalidity, if any, or part ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.160

Uniformity of interpretation. NRS 30.010 to 30.160, inclusive, shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate their general purpose to make uniform the law of those states which enact ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 30.170

Validity of order prohibiting publication or broadcasting of information concerning judicial proceedings and actions.

1. If during the course of any proceeding or the trial of any action in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 31A.012 to 31A.023, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.012

“Court” defined. “Court” means:

1. The district court; or

2. When the context requires, any judicial or administrative procedure established in this or any other state to facilitate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.014

“Enforcing authority” defined. “Enforcing authority” means the Welfare Division, its designated representative or the district attorney. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.016

“Income” defined. “Income” includes, but is not limited to:

1. Wages, salaries, bonuses and commissions;

2. Any money from which support may be withheld pursuant to NRS 31A.150 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.018

“Notice to withhold income” defined. “Notice to withhold income” means a notice issued pursuant to NRS 31A.070. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.019

“Obligor” defined. “Obligor” means a person who is liable or alleged to be liable for the support of a child. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.021

“State” defined. “State” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 130.10179. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.023

“Welfare Division” defined. “Welfare Division” means the Welfare Division of the Department of Human Resources. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.024

Applicability of chapter to order issued by court of another state. To the extent that any provision of this chapter is inconsistent with the provisions of chapter 130 of NRS

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.025

Initiation of procedure for withholding of income; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, whenever a court order requiring an obligor to make payments for the support ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.030

Calculation of amount to be withheld; allocation of amount available from withholding. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 31A.024:

1. The amount of income to be withheld pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.040

Notice to obligor who is subject to withholding.

1. The enforcing authority shall notify an obligor who is subject to the withholding of income by first-class mail to his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.050

Hearing to contest withholding; grounds; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2:

(a) If an obligor, within 15 days after a notice of withholding is mailed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.060

Determination by court; assessment of costs and attorney’s fees; notice.

1. If the court, after conducting a hearing requested pursuant to NRS 31A.050, determines that:

(a) The court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.070

Notice to employer to withhold income; contents; notice may be issued electronically.

1. The enforcing authority shall mail, by first-class mail, a notice to withhold income to an obligor’s ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.075

Fee to be imposed for each withholding of income: Amount; separate accounting; distribution.

1. The State Treasurer shall charge an obligor a fee of $2 for each withholding of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.080

Duties of employer upon receipt of notice to withhold. An employer who receives a notice to withhold income shall:

1. Withhold the amount stated in the notice from the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.090

Notice to withhold binding upon employer; employer may deduct amount for reimbursement of costs; duty of employer to disclose information; immunity.

1. A notice to withhold income is binding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.095

Refusal of employer to withhold; liability; fine.

1. If an employer wrongfully refuses to withhold income as required pursuant to NRS 31A.025 to 31A.190, inclusive, after receiving a notice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.100

Immunity for complying employer; discharge of employer’s liability to obligor; immunity for enforcing authority.

1. An employer who complies with a notice to withhold income that is regular on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.110

Collection of obligation for support of spouse or former spouse in conjunction with support for child. The enforcing authority may, pursuant to NRS 31A.025 to 31A.190, inclusive, collect, by withholding, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.120

Prohibition against discharge, discipline or refusal to hire employee because of withholding; refusal to withhold or misrepresentation of employee’s income; liability of employer.

1. It is unlawful for an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.130

Regulations governing documentation and distribution of payments. The Welfare Division shall adopt regulations which establish procedures for all enforcing authorities for documenting payments for support and for the expeditious distribution ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.140

Duty of person or entity for whom support is being collected to notify enforcing authority of change of address.

1. A person or other entity for whom support is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.150

Other sources of money from which support may be withheld; duty of public entity upon receipt of notice to withhold.

1. Money may be withheld for the support of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.160

Order to withhold income for support has priority over other claims against money; other remedies for collection of support not precluded. The withholding of income:

1. To enforce ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.180

Modification of amount withheld. If an order for support on which a notice to withhold income is based is amended or modified, the enforcing authority shall, upon receipt of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.190

Voluntary request for withholding. An obligor may voluntarily have the payment for support withheld from his income by filing his request and a certified copy of the order for support ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.250

Court may order assignment of income. In any proceeding in which the court orders an obligor to pay any amount for the support of a child, the court may also ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.270

Calculation of amount to be assigned. NRS 31A.160 applies to all assignments of income pursuant to NRS 31A.250 to 31A.330, inclusive. The assignment:

1. Must be calculated in accordance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.280

Effect of order for assignment; duty of employer to cooperate; modification of amount assigned; reimbursement of employer; refusal of employer to honor assignment; discharge of employer’s liability to pay amount ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.290

Prohibition against discharge or discipline of employee as result of assignment. An employer may not use assignments of income for payments to collect an obligation of support as a basis ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.300

Payments to be made to enforcing authority; district attorney may enforce order; duty of enforcing authority to disburse payments. In any proceeding where a court makes or has made an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.310

Duty of person or entity for whom support is being collected to notify court and employer of obligor of change of address.

1. The person or other entity to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.320

Petition by obligor to terminate order of assignment. An obligor may petition the court to terminate an order of assignment of income if:

1. The required payments have been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.330

Other sources of money from which support may be withheld; duty of public entity upon receipt of order of assignment.

1. Money may be withheld for the support of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31A.350

Enrollment of child in plan of health insurance; notice to enroll; deduction of premiums from wages of parent; withholding of state tax refunds; liability for refusing to enroll child or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.010

Application to court for writ of attachment. The plaintiff at the time of issuing the summons, or at any time thereafter, may apply to the court for an order directing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.013

Issuance of writ of attachment after notice and hearing. The court may after notice and hearing, order the clerk to issue a writ of attachment in the following cases:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.017

Issuance of writ of attachment without notice and hearing. The court may order the writ of attachment issued without notice to the defendant only in the following cases:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.020

Affidavit for attachment: Contents.

1. All applications to the court for an order directing the clerk to issue a writ of attachment without notice to the defendant shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.022

Procedure when notice and hearing not required. The court shall, without delay, examine the plaintiff’s application and affidavit and receive additional evidence if necessary, and shall order the clerk to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.024

Procedure when notice and hearing required: Order to show cause. If the plaintiff’s application is for an order directing the clerk to issue a writ of attachment after notice and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.026

Procedure when notice and hearing required: Hearing. A hearing on the order to show cause shall be conducted by the court without a jury. The court at such hearing shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.028

Contents of order for attachment. The court or judge issuing any order for attachment with or without notice shall set forth in the order:

1. The ground or grounds ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.030

Written undertaking on attachment; additional bond; exception to sufficiency of sureties; vacation of writ.

1. The court, in its order for attachment, shall require a written undertaking on the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.040

Sheriff to attach and keep property; undertaking by defendant. The writ must be directed to the sheriff of any county in which property of the defendant may be and require ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.045

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

1. Execution on the writ of attachment by attaching property of the defendant may occur only if:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.050

Attachment of shares of stock, debts due defendant and other property. Subject to the order for attachment and the provisions of chapter 104 of NRS, the right of shares which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.060

Execution of writ of attachment: Manner in which property is to be attached. Subject to the requirements of NRS 31.045, the sheriff to whom the writ is directed and delivered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.065

Deposits by plaintiff of money with sheriff to pay expenses of taking, transporting and keeping certain personal property; liability of sheriff.

1. In cases where the sheriff is instructed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.070

Third-party claims in property levied on; undertaking by plaintiff; liability of sheriff; exception to sufficiency of sureties; hearing to determine title to property.

1. If the property levied on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.100

Examination of person served with copy of writ and defendant; delivery and memoranda of personal property. After the writ has been issued, any person owing debts to the defendant or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.110

Sheriff’s return of writ; certificate. The sheriff shall return the writ of attachment within 25 days after its receipt, with a certificate of his proceeding endorsed thereon or attached thereto. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.120

Sale of attached perishable property; sheriff to retain proceeds and attached property to answer judgment. If any of the property attached is perishable, the sheriff shall sell it in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.130

Sale of attached property; proceeds to be deposited in court. Whenever property has been taken by an officer under a writ of attachment, and it is made to appear satisfactorily ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.140

Satisfaction of judgment by sales of attached property. If judgment be recovered by the plaintiff, the sheriff shall satisfy the same out of the property attached by him which has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.150

Deficiency after sale of attached property; sheriff to collect balance as upon an execution. If, after selling all the property attached by him remaining in his hands, and applying the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.160

Plaintiff may prosecute undertaking if execution returned unsatisfied. If the execution be returned unsatisfied, in whole or in part, the plaintiff may prosecute any undertaking given pursuant to NRS 31.040 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.170

Discharge of attachment after judgment for defendant or dismissal of action; stay of release pending appeal. If the defendant recovers judgment against the plaintiff, or if the claim for relief ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.180

Defendant, having appeared in action, may move for discharge of attachment upon giving undertaking; stipulations for release of attachments.

1. Whenever the defendant shall have appeared in the action, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.190

Undertaking of defendant; determination of disputed value of property; justification by sureties.

1. On granting an order for discharge of attachment pursuant to NRS 31.180, the court or the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.200

Grounds for discharge of attachment.

1. The defendant may also, at any time before trial, apply by motion, upon reasonable notice to the plaintiff, to the court in which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.210

When motion to discharge attachment made on affidavits, plaintiff may oppose by affidavits. If the motion is made upon affidavits on the part of the defendant, the plaintiff may oppose ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.220

Improperly, improvidently or irregularly issued writ must be discharged; issuance of new writ. If upon such application it satisfactorily appears that the writ of attachment was improperly, improvidently or irregularly ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.240

Writ of garnishment may issue at time of issuance of writ of attachment or later. At the time of the order directing a writ of attachment to issue or at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.249

Application to court for writ of garnishment.

1. No writ of garnishment in aid of attachment may issue except on order of the court. The court may order the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.260

Issuance and contents of writ of garnishment; notice of execution.

1. The writ of garnishment must:

(a) Be issued by the sheriff.

(b) Contain the name of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.270

Service of writ; tender of garnishee’s fees.

1. The writ of garnishment shall be served by the sheriff of the county where the garnishee defendant is found, unless the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.280

Service and return of writ give court jurisdiction. The sheriff’s return of the writ of garnishment showing due service of the writ of garnishment upon one or more garnishee defendants ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.290

Form of interrogatories to garnishee; garnishee to answer in writing under oath.

1. The interrogatories to the garnishee may be in substance as follows:

Are you in any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.291

Garnishment of certain financial institutions.

1. Debts and credits, due or to become due, from a bank incorporated under the laws of the State of Nevada or the laws ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.292

Garnishment of court clerks, sheriffs, justices of the peace, peace officers, other public officers, executors and administrators.

1. Clerks of the courts, sheriffs, justices of the peace, peace officers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.293

Unpaid subscription to corporate stock subject to garnishment by creditor of corporation. Any creditor of a corporation may, by garnishment, subject the unpaid subscription of any stockholder in such corporation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.294

Procedure for garnishment when another action pending. Money, property, demands, debts, claims, choses in action and any other property which is subject to garnishment may be reached and subjected even ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.295

Garnishment of earnings: Limitations on amount.

1. As used in this section, the term “disposable earnings” means that part of the earnings of any person remaining after the deduction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.296

Garnishment of earnings: Period of garnishment; fee for withholding; termination of employment.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, if the garnishee indicates in his answer to garnishee ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.297

Garnishment of earnings: Liability of employer for refusal to withhold or for misrepresentation of earnings.

1. If without legal justification an employer of the defendant refuses to withhold earnings ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.298

Garnishment of earnings: Unlawful to discharge or discipline employee. It is unlawful for an employer to discharge or discipline an employee exclusively because the employer is required to withhold the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.300

Property to be delivered to sheriff; sale; judgment against garnishee.

1. If the answer of the garnishee shows that he has personal property of any kind in his possession, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.310

Property to be retained by garnishee or delivered to officer; effect of delivery; certificate of receipt of property.

1. Subject to order of the court, a garnishee defendant upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.320

Judgment against garnishee on failure to answer; relief from judgment.

1. If the garnishee has been duly served with the writ of garnishment and interrogatories, and been paid or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.330

Answer of garnishee; reply of plaintiff by affidavit. If the garnishee answers as required by the writ, the plaintiff may, within 20 days after the expiration of the time allowed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.340

New matter in plaintiff’s reply deemed denied; trial; judgment; costs; attorney’s fees. New matter in the affidavit replying to the answer of the garnishee shall be taken as denied or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.350

Third person may be interpleaded as defendant; notice; proceedings. When the answer of the garnishee discloses that any other person than the defendant claims the indebtedness or property in his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.360

Garnishee may retain or deduct amounts due him by either party; record of judgment to show any counterclaims allowed. Every garnishee shall be allowed to retain or deduct out of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.370

Judgment acquits garnishee for amounts paid. The judgment against a garnishee shall acquit him from all demands by the defendant for all goods, effects and credits paid, delivered or accounted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.380

Discharge of garnishee does not bar action by defendant; exception. If the person summoned as garnishee is discharged for any reason, except the payment by him of the money or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.390

Judgment against garnishee for debt not due; execution deferred until debt due. When the judgment is rendered against any garnishee and it shall appear that the debt from him to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.400

Property in hands of garnishee subject to security interest to be delivered to sheriff on payment or tender by plaintiff. When any personal property, choses in action or effects of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.410

Property held by garnishee to secure performance to be delivered to sheriff upon performance or tender by plaintiff. If the personal property or effects are held for any purpose other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.420

Disposal of property received by sheriff; reimbursement of plaintiff. All personal property, choses in action and effects received by the sheriff under either NRS 31.400 or 31.410 shall be disposed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.450

Issuance of writ of garnishment after judgment; procedure; liberal construction. Any person having a judgment remaining unsatisfied in any court of record in the State, upon which execution has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.460

New trials and appeals. Motions for new trial may be made in the same time and manner and shall be allowed for the same grounds in garnishment proceedings as in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.470

Arrest in civil cases. No person shall be arrested in a civil action except as prescribed by this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.480

Cases in which defendant may be arrested. The defendant may be arrested, as hereinafter prescribed, in the following cases:

1. In an action for the recovery of money or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.490

Order for arrest. An order for the arrest of the defendant shall be obtained from a judge of the court in which the action is brought. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.500

Order for arrest made when plaintiff’s affidavit shows a sufficient cause; requisites and filing of affidavit. The order may be made whenever it shall appear to the judge, by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.510

Undertaking from plaintiff. Before making the order the judge shall require a written undertaking, payable in lawful money of the United States, on the part of the plaintiff, with sureties, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.520

Order and arrest; return of order. The order may be made to accompany the summons, or any time afterwards before judgment. It shall require the sheriff of the county where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.530

Delivery of affidavit and order to sheriff and defendant. The order of arrest, with a copy of the affidavit upon which it is made, shall be delivered to the sheriff, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.540

Arrest of defendant. The sheriff shall execute the order by arresting the defendant and keeping him in custody until discharged by law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.550

Defendant to be discharged on bail or deposit. The defendant, at any time before execution, shall be discharged from the arrest either upon giving bail or upon depositing the amount ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.560

Defendant may give bail. The defendant may give bail by causing a written undertaking, payable in the money of the contract (if any be named), and in other cases as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.570

Bail may surrender defendant. At any time before judgment, or within 10 days thereafter, the bail may surrender the defendant in their exoneration; or he may surrender himself to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.580

Arrest, delivery and surrender of defendant by bail; exoneration of bail. For the purpose of surrendering the defendant, the bail at any time or place before they are finally charged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.590

Action against bail. If the bail neglect or refuse to pay the judgment within 10 days after they are finally charged, an action may be commenced against bail for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.600

Bail exonerated by death, imprisonment or discharge of defendant. The bail shall also be exonerated by the death of the defendant, or his imprisonment in a state prison, or by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.610

Return of order; plaintiff may except to bail. Within the time limited for that purpose, the sheriff shall file the order of arrest in the office of the clerk of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.620

Notice of justification of bail. Within 5 days after the receipt of notice, the sheriff or defendant may give to the plaintiff or his attorney notice of the justification of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.630

Qualifications of bail. The qualifications of bail shall be as follows:

1. Each of them shall be a resident and householder, or freeholder, within the county.

2. Each ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.640

Examination of bail. For the purpose of justification, each of the bail shall attend before the judge, or clerk, at the time and place mentioned in the notice, and may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.650

Allowance of bail exonerates sheriff. If the judge, or clerk, find the bail sufficient, he shall annex the examination to the undertaking, endorse his allowance thereon, and cause them to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.660

Deposit by defendant in lieu of bail. The defendant may, at the time of his arrest, instead of giving bail, deposit with the sheriff the amount mentioned in the order. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.670

Sheriff must pay deposit into court. The sheriff shall, immediately after the deposit, pay the same into court, and take from the clerk receiving the same two certificates of such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.680

Undertaking may be substituted for deposit. If the money be deposited, as provided in NRS 31.660 and 31.670, bail may be given and may justify upon notice at any time ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.690

Disposition of deposit. Where money shall have been deposited, if it remain on deposit at the time of a recovery of a judgment in favor of the plaintiff, the clerk ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.700

Liability of sheriff for escape or rescue. If, after being arrested, the defendant escape or be rescued, the sheriff shall himself be liable as bail; but he may discharge himself ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.710

Recovery on official bond of sheriff. If a judgment be recovered against the sheriff, upon his liability as bail, and an execution thereon be returned unsatisfied, in whole or in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.720

Defendant may move to vacate arrest or reduce bail; hearing. A defendant arrested may, at any time before the justification of bail, apply to the judge who made the order, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.730

Vacation of order of arrest and reduction of bail. If, upon such application, it shall satisfactorily appear that there was not sufficient cause for the arrest, the order shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.740

Persons confined on execution issued on judgment may be discharged. Every person confined in jail on an execution issued on a judgment rendered in a civil action shall be discharged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.750

Notice of application for discharge. Such person shall cause a notice in writing to be given to the plaintiff, his agent or attorney, that at a certain time and place ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.760

Service of notice of application. Such notice shall be served upon the plaintiff, his agent or attorney, 1 day at least before the hearing of the application. If the plaintiff ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.770

Hearing on application. At the time and place specified in the notice, such person shall be taken before such judge, who shall examine him under oath concerning his estate and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.780

Oath of defendant on discharge. If, upon examination, the judge be satisfied that the prisoner is entitled to his discharge, the judge shall administer to him the following oath: “I,................, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.790

Order of discharge. After administering the oath, the judge shall issue an order that the prisoner be discharged from custody, if he be imprisoned for no other cause; and the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.800

Renewal of application for discharge. If such judge should not discharge the prisoner, he may apply for his discharge at the end of every succeeding 10 days, in the same ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.810

Effect of discharge; judgment remains in force. The prisoner, after being so discharged, shall be forever exempt from arrest and imprisonment for the same debt; but the judgment against him ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.820

Plaintiff may order discharge of prisoner; effect of discharge. The plaintiff in the action may, at any time, order the prisoner to be discharged, and he shall not thereafter be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.830

Creditor to advance money to jailer for support of prisoner. Whenever a person is committed to jail on a judgment recovered in a civil action, the creditor, his agent or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.840

Delivery may be claimed before answer. Except as provided in NRS 179.1171, the plaintiff in an action to recover the possession of personal property may, at the time of issuing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.850

Requisites of affidavit by plaintiff. Where a delivery is claimed, an affidavit shall be made by the plaintiff, or by someone in his behalf, and filed with the court showing:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.853

Order to show cause; contents; service. The court shall promptly examine the affidavit, and if it is satisfied that it meets the requirements of NRS 31.850, shall issue an order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.856

Issuance of writ of possession without hearing; order shortening time for hearing; undertaking by plaintiff.

1. A writ of possession may be issued prior to the hearing provided by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.859

Temporary restraining order in lieu of immediate issue of writ of possession. In addition to the issuance of an order to show cause provided by NRS 31.853, and in lieu ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.863

Hearing on order to show cause; undertaking by plaintiff.

1. Upon the hearing on the order to show cause, the court shall consider the showing made by the parties ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.866

Writ of possession.

1. The writ of possession shall be directed to the sheriff within whose jurisdiction the property is located. It shall describe the specific property to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.870

Sheriff to take property described in writ; service of writ and undertaking on defendant. Upon receipt of the writ of possession, with a copy of the written undertaking attached, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.880

Defendant may except to sufficiency of sureties. The defendant may, within 2 days after the service of the writ and the undertaking, give notice to the sheriff that he excepts ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.890

Return of property to defendant upon giving written undertaking. At any time before the delivery of the property to the plaintiff, the defendant may, if he does not except to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.900

Justification of defendant’s sureties. The defendant’s sureties, upon notice to the plaintiff of not less than 2 nor more than 5 days, shall justify before the judge or the clerk ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.910

Qualifications of sureties and manner of justification. The qualifications of sureties and their justification shall be such as are prescribed by this chapter in respect to bail upon an order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.920

Sheriff may take concealed property by force after demand. If the property, or any part thereof, be concealed in a building or enclosure, the sheriff shall publicly demand its delivery. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.930

Sheriff to keep property in secure place; to deliver upon receipt of fees and expenses. When the sheriff shall have taken property, as in this chapter provided, he shall keep ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.940

Claim by third party; undertaking by plaintiff; determination of title.

1. If the property taken is claimed by any other person than the defendant or his agent, and such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 31.950

Sheriff to make return within 20 days after taking property. The sheriff shall file the writ of possession and undertaking with his proceedings thereon, with the clerk of the court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 32.010

Cases in which receiver may be appointed. A receiver may be appointed by the court in which an action is pending, or by the judge thereof:

1. In an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 32.015

Additional cases in which receiver may be appointed.

1. In addition to the cases enumerated in NRS 32.010, a court or judge may appoint a receiver in an action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 32.020

Reversion and disposition of unclaimed dividends in receivership.

1. In any receivership proceeding instituted in which a dividend has been declared and ordered paid to creditors, any dividend which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.010

Cases in which injunction may be granted. An injunction may be granted in the following cases:

1. When it shall appear by the complaint that the plaintiff is entitled ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.015

Injunction to restrain unlawful act against witness or victim of crime. Whenever it appears that a defendant or other person is doing, about to do, threatening to do or procuring ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.017

Definitions. As used in NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Extended order” means an extended order for protection against domestic violence.

2. “Temporary ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.018

Acts which constitute domestic violence.

1. Domestic violence occurs when a person commits one of the following acts against or upon his spouse, former spouse, any other person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.019

Masters: Appointment; qualifications; powers and duties.

1. In an action to issue, dissolve, convert, modify, register or enforce a temporary or extended order pursuant to NRS 33.017 to 33.100, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.020

Requirements for issuance of temporary and extended orders; availability of court; court clerk to inform protected party upon transfer of information to Central Repository.

1. If it appears to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.030

Contents of order; interlocutory appeal.

1. The court by a temporary order may:

(a) Enjoin the adverse party from threatening, physically injuring or harassing the applicant or minor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.035

Extended order to include assignment of income for support of child in certain circumstances.

1. If a court issues an extended order which includes an order for the support ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.040

No requirement of action for dissolution of marriage; order does not preclude other action; consolidation with other action.

1. A temporary or extended order may be granted under NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.050

Assessment of court costs and fees; duty of court clerk to assist parties; no charge for certified copy of order for applicant.

1. The payment of all costs and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.060

Notice of order to law enforcement agency; duty to serve and enforce order without charge; no charge for copy of order for applicant and adverse party.

1. The court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.065

Alternative method for serving adverse party at current place of employment; when adverse party deemed served; immunity from liability for employer.

1. If the current address where the adverse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.070

Inclusion in order of requirement of arrest; verification of notice to adverse party.

1. Every temporary or extended order must include a provision ordering any law enforcement officer to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.080

Expiration, conversion, modification and dissolution of order; hearing.

1. A temporary order expires within such time, not to exceed 30 days, as the court fixes. If an application for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.085

Order from another jurisdiction: Accorded full faith and credit under certain circumstances; effect of mutual orders; enforcement; effect of not registering order or including order in repository or database; immunity.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.090

Order from another jurisdiction: Registration in this state; duties of court clerk; prohibition against notification of adverse party by clerk; no charge for registration, certified copy or service.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.095

Duty to transmit information concerning temporary or extended order to Central Repository. Any time that a court issues a temporary or extended order and any time that a person serves ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.100

Penalty for violation of order. A person who violates a temporary or extended order is guilty of a misdemeanor, unless a more severe penalty is prescribed by law for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.200

Definitions. As used in NRS 33.200 to 33.360, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 33.210, 33.220 and 33.230 have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.210

“Employee” defined. “Employee” means a person who is employed by an employer, including, without limitation, an independent contractor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.220

“Employer” defined. “Employer” means a public or private employer in this state, including, without limitation, the State of Nevada, an agency of this state and a political subdivision of this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.230

“Order for protection against harassment in the workplace” defined. “Order for protection against harassment in the workplace” means an order issued pursuant to NRS 33.270. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.240

Acts that constitute harassment in workplace. Harassment in the workplace occurs when:

1. A person knowingly threatens to cause or commits an act that causes:

(a) Bodily injury ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.250

Verified application for temporary order; contents of application.

1. An employer or an authorized agent of an employer who reasonably believes that harassment in the workplace has occurred may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.260

Notice of intent to seek order to be provided to known target of harassment. If an employer has knowledge that a specific person is the target of harassment in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.270

Requirements for issuance of temporary or extended order; expiration; right to challenge temporary order; award of costs and attorney’s fees to prevailing party; interlocutory appeal of extended order.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.280

Effect of temporary or extended order; court may not issue order against more than one person; contents of order.

1. A temporary or extended order for protection against harassment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.290

Order does not preclude other action. A temporary or extended order for protection against harassment in the workplace is in addition to and not in lieu of any other available ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.300

Transmittal of copy of order to law enforcement agency; service and enforcement of order; issuance of copies of order.

1. A court shall transmit, by the end of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.310

Registration of order; effect of registration; duty of court clerk to maintain record of registered order.

1. An employer or an authorized agent of an employer may register a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.320

Arrest of person who violates order; service of order; duty to note date and time of service on copy of order issued to employer.

1. Whether or not a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.330

Immunity for certain persons who enforce or refuse to enforce order.

1. A court, a law enforcement officer or any other person who enforces a temporary or extended order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.340

Employer immune from civil liability under certain circumstances; use of actions taken and statements made by employer.

1. An employer is immune from civil liability for:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.350

Penalties for violation of order.

1. A person who violates a temporary or extended order for protection against harassment in the workplace is guilty of a misdemeanor, unless a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.360

Limitations on effect of provisions. The provisions of NRS 33.200 to 33.360, inclusive, do not:

1. Modify the duty of an employer to provide a safe workplace for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.400

Parent or guardian authorized to petition for order on behalf of child; contents of order; appeal of extended order; penalty for violation of order.

1. In addition to any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.410

Petition for order: Deferment of costs and fees; free information concerning order; no fee for serving order.

1. The payment of all costs and official fees must be deferred ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.420

Duration of orders; dissolution or modification of temporary order.

1. A temporary order issued pursuant to NRS 33.400 expires within such time, not to exceed 30 days, as the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.430

Order to be transmitted to law enforcement agencies; arrest for violation; enforcement of order.

1. Each court that issues an order pursuant to NRS 33.400 shall transmit, as soon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 33.440

Parent or guardian to be informed of final disposition of trial upon request; record of restrictions on defendant’s conduct.

1. Upon the request of the parent or guardian of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.010

Writ of certiorari denominated writ of review. The writ of certiorari may be denominated the writ of review. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.020

Writ may be granted by Supreme Court and district courts; when writ may issue.

1. This writ may be granted, on application, by the Supreme Court, a district court, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.030

Application for writ made on affidavit; notice to adverse party may be required. The application shall be made on affidavit by the party beneficially interested, and the court or judge ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.040

Writ may be directed to inferior tribunal, board or officer. The writ may be directed to the inferior tribunal, board or officer, or to any other person having the custody ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.050

Court may order return and hearing at any time. The writ of certiorari may, in the discretion of the court or judge issuing the writ, be made returnable and a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.060

Contents of writ. The writ of review shall command the party to whom it is directed to certify fully to the court before which the writ is returnable, at a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.070

Suspension of proceedings in inferior courts. If a stay of proceedings be not intended the words requiring the stay shall be omitted from the writ. These words may be inserted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.080

Service of writ. The writ shall be served in the same manner as a summons in a civil action, except when otherwise expressly directed by the court or judge issuing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.090

Extent of review. The review upon this writ shall not be extended further than to determine whether the inferior tribunal, board or officer has regularly pursued the authority of such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.100

Perfection of defective return; hearing and judgment. If the return to the writ be defective, the court may order a further return to be made. When a full return has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.110

Copy of judgment to be transmitted to inferior tribunal, board or officer. A copy of the judgment, signed by the clerk, shall be transmitted to the inferior tribunal, board or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.120

Judgment roll; appeal from judgment. A copy of the judgment, signed by the clerk, entered upon or attached to the writ and return, shall constitute the judgment roll. If the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.130

Rules of practice in certiorari proceedings. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 34.010 to 34.120, inclusive, the provisions of NRS and Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure relative to civil actions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.140

Procedure in new trials and appeals in certiorari proceedings. The provisions of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure and Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure relative to new trials in, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.150

Writ of mandamus denominated writ of mandate. The writ of mandamus may be denominated the writ of mandate. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.160

Writ may be issued by Supreme Court and district courts; when writ may issue. The writ may be issued by the Supreme Court, a district court or a judge of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.170

Writ to issue when no plain, speedy and adequate remedy in law. This writ shall be issued in all cases where there is not a plain, speedy and adequate remedy ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.180

Writ may be made returnable; hearing. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 34.185, the writ of mandamus may, in the discretion of the court or judge issuing the writ, be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.185

Application alleging unconstitutional prior restraint; court required to render judgment on application not later than 30 days after application is filed.

1. If the applicant is alleging an unconstitutional ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.190

Writ must be either alternative or peremptory; substance of writ.

1. The writ shall be either alternative or peremptory.

2. The alternative writ shall state generally the allegation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.200

Issuance of alternative or peremptory writ; notice of application; case heard by court whether adverse party appears or not. When the application to the court or district judge is made ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.210

Adverse party may show cause by answer under oath. On the return day of the alternative, or the day on which the application of the writ is noticed, or such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.220

If answer raises essential question of fact, court may order jury trial. If an answer is made, which raises a question as to matter of fact essential to the determination ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.230

Applicant may object to sufficiency of answer or countervail it by proof. On the trial, the applicant shall not be precluded by the answer from any valid objection to its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.240

Motion for new trial and new trial. If either party is dissatisfied with the verdict of the jury, he may, without a statement in support of the motion, move for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.250

Clerk to transmit verdict to court where writ is pending, after which hearing may be had on application for writ. If no notice for a new trial be given or, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.260

Court may grant time for reply to answer; hearing by court. If no answer be made, the case shall be heard on the papers of the applicant. If an answer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.270

Recovery of damages by applicant; execution may issue to enforce judgment. If judgment be given for the applicant, he shall recover the damages which he shall have sustained as found ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.280

Service of writ.

1. The writ shall be served in the same manner as a summons in a civil action, except when otherwise expressly directed by the order of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.290

Penalties for refusal or neglect to obey writ; state and county officers.

1. When a peremptory mandate has been issued and directed to any inferior tribunal, corporation, board or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.300

Rules of practice in mandamus proceedings. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 34.150 to 34.290, inclusive, the provisions of NRS and Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure relative to civil actions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.310

Procedure in new trials and appeals in mandamus proceedings. The provisions of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure and Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure relative to new trials in, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.320

Writ of prohibition defined. The writ of prohibition is the counterpart of the writ of mandate. It arrests the proceedings of any tribunal, corporation, board or person exercising judicial functions, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.330

Writ may be issued by Supreme Court or district court when no plain, speedy and adequate remedy in law. The writ may be issued only by the Supreme Court or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.340

Writ must be alternative or peremptory; form of writ.

1. The writ must be either alternative or peremptory.

2. The alternative writ must state generally the allegation against ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.350

Court may order return and hearing at any time. The writ of prohibition may, in the discretion of the court issuing the writ, be made returnable and a hearing thereon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.360

Persons who may prosecute writ. Every person unlawfully committed, detained, confined or restrained of his liberty, under any pretense whatever, may prosecute a writ of habeas corpus to inquire into ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.370

Application for writ; verification required; contents; supporting documents.

1. A petition for a writ of habeas corpus must be verified by the petitioner or his counsel. If the petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.390

Judge to grant writ without delay; exceptions; effect of writ.

1. Any judge empowered to grant a writ of habeas corpus applied for pursuant to this chapter, if it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.400

Contents of writ. The writ must be directed to the person who has the petitioner in custody or under restraint, commanding him to have the body of the petitioner produced ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.410

Service of writ.

1. If the writ be directed to the sheriff or other ministerial officer, it shall be delivered to such officer without delay by the clerk of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.420

Proceedings upon disobedience of writ. If the officer or person to whom such writ is directed refuse, after service, to obey the same, the judge shall, upon affidavit, issue an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.430

Return and answer: Service and filing; contents; signature and verification.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 1 of NRS 34.745, the respondent shall serve upon the petitioner and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.440

Person served must bring body of person in his custody; exceptions. If the writ of habeas corpus be served, the person or officer to whom the same is directed shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.450

Sickness or infirmity of person restrained; hearing may proceed or be adjourned.

1. Whenever, from sickness or infirmity of the person directed to be produced by any writ of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.470

Answer to return; summary proceeding; attendance of witnesses.

1. The petitioner brought before the judge on the return of the writ may deny or controvert any of the material ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.480

If no legal cause shown, judge shall discharge person from custody. If no legal cause be shown for such imprisonment or restraint, or for the continuation thereof, such judge shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.500

Grounds for discharge in certain cases. If it appears on the return of the writ of habeas corpus that the petitioner is in custody by virtue of process from any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.510

Defect of form in warrant or commitment not ground for discharge. If any person be committed to prison, or be in custody of any officer on any criminal charge, by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.520

If charge defectively set forth in process or warrant, judge shall examine witnesses and discharge or recommit person. If it shall appear to the judge, by affidavit, or upon hearing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.530

Writ for purposes of bail. Any person who is imprisoned or detained in custody on any criminal charge before conviction for want of bail may file a petition for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.540

Bail in habeas corpus proceedings. Any Supreme Court justice or judge, before whom any person who has been committed on a criminal charge before conviction is brought on a writ ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.550

Judge to remand to custody if party not entitled to discharge or is not bailed. If a party brought before the judge on the return of the writ is not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.560

Judge may order change of custody; enforcement of commitment order stayed; appeal to Supreme Court.

1. In cases where any party is held under illegal restraint or custody, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.570

Pending judgment on proceedings, judge may commit or place in custody. Until judgment is given on a petition, the judge before whom any party may be brought on the petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.575

Appeal from order of district court granting or denying writ.

1. An applicant who, after conviction or while no criminal action is pending against him, has petitioned the district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.580

Defect of form in writ immaterial. No writ of habeas corpus shall be disobeyed for defect of form if it sufficiently appear therefrom in whose custody or under whose restraint ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.590

Cases where imprisonment after discharge is permitted. No person who has been discharged by the order of the judge upon habeas corpus issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.600

In certain cases warrant may issue instead of writ. Whenever it shall appear by satisfactory proof, by affidavit, to any judge authorized by law to grant a writ of habeas ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.610

Judge may include in warrant order for arrest of person charged with illegal detention. The judge may also, if the same be deemed necessary, insert in such warrant a command ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.620

Execution of warrant. The officer to whom such warrant is delivered shall execute the same by bringing the person or persons therein named before the judge who may have directed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.630

Return, answer and hearing on warrant. The person alleged to have such party under illegal confinement or restraint may make return to such warrant, as in the case of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.640

Party may be discharged or remanded. If such party be held under illegal restraint or custody, he shall be discharged, and if not, he shall be restored to the custody ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.650

Writ of process may issue on Sunday or nonjudicial day. Any writ of process authorized by NRS 34.360 to 34.830, inclusive, may be issued and served on Sunday or any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.660

Clerk to issue writs, warrants, processes and subpoenas; when returnable. All writs, warrants, processes and subpoenas authorized by the provisions of NRS 34.360 to 34.830, inclusive, shall be issued by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.670

Damages recoverable for failure to issue or obey writ. If any judge, after a proper application is made, shall refuse to grant an order for a writ of habeas corpus, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.680

Penalties for custodian or accessory disobeying or avoiding writ.

1. Any person having in his custody or under his restraint or power any person for whose relief a writ ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.700

Time for filing; waiver and consent of accused respecting date of trial.

1. Except as provided in subsection 3, a pretrial petition for a writ of habeas corpus based ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.710

Limitations on submission and consideration of pretrial petition.

1. A district court shall not consider any pretrial petition for habeas corpus:

(a) Based on alleged lack of probable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.720

Scope of provisions. The provisions of NRS 34.720 to 34.830, inclusive, apply only to petitions for writs of habeas corpus in which the petitioner:

1. Requests relief from a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.722

“Petition” defined. As used in NRS 34.720 to 34.830, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “petition” means a postconviction petition for habeas corpus filed pursuant to NRS 34.724. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.724

Persons who may file petition; effect of filing.

1. Any person convicted of a crime and under sentence of death or imprisonment who claims that the conviction was obtained, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.726

Limitations on time to file; stay of sentence.

1. Unless there is good cause shown for delay, a petition that challenges the validity of a judgment or sentence must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.730

Petition: Verification; title; service; filing by clerk; prerequisites for hearing.

1. A petition must be verified by the petitioner or his counsel. If the petition is verified by counsel, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.735

Petition: Form. A petition must be in substantially the following form, with appropriate modifications if the petition is filed in the Supreme Court:

Case No. .............................

Dept. No. ............................. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.738

Petition: Filing in appropriate county; limitation on scope.

1. A petition that challenges the validity of a conviction or sentence must be filed with the clerk of the district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.740

Petition: Expeditious judicial examination. The original petition must be presented promptly to a district judge or a justice of the Supreme Court by the clerk of the court. The petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.745

Judicial order to file answer and return; when order is required; form of order; summary dismissal of successive petitions; record of proceeding.

1. If a petition challenges the validity ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.750

Appointment of counsel for indigents; pleadings supplemental to petition; response to motion to dismiss.

1. A petition may allege that the petitioner is unable to pay the costs of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.760

Contents of respondent’s answer; supplemental material.

1. The answer must state whether the petitioner has previously applied for relief from his conviction or sentence in any proceeding in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.770

Judicial determination of need for evidentiary hearing: Dismissal of petition or granting of writ.

1. The judge or justice, upon review of the return, answer and all supporting documents ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.780

Applicability of Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure; discovery.

1. The Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, to the extent that they are not inconsistent with NRS 34.360 to 34.830, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.790

Record of evidentiary hearing after writ is granted; submission of additional material.

1. If an evidentiary hearing is required, the judge or justice may direct that the record be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.800

Dismissal of petition for delay in filing.

1. A petition may be dismissed if delay in the filing of the petition:

(a) Prejudices the respondent or the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.810

Additional reasons for dismissal of petition.

1. The court shall dismiss a petition if the court determines that:

(a) The petitioner’s conviction was upon a plea of guilty ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.820

Procedure in cases where petitioner has been sentenced to death.

1. If a petitioner has been sentenced to death and the petition is the first one challenging the validity ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 34.830

Contents and notice of order finally disposing of petition.

1. Any order that finally disposes of a petition, whether or not an evidentiary hearing was held, must contain specific ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.010

Action in name of State against public officer, association or usurper of public office or franchise. A civil action may be brought in the name of the State:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.020

Action in name of State against corporation. A like action may be brought against a corporation:

1. When it has offended against a provision of an act by or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.030

Attorney General to begin action. The Attorney General, when directed by the Governor, shall commence any such action; and when, upon complaint or otherwise, he has good reason to believe ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.040

Action brought on relation of another; security for costs. Such officer may, upon his own relation, bring any such action, or he may, on the leave of the court, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.050

Action for usurpation by claimant in name of State; bond. A person claiming to be entitled to a public office, except the office of Assemblyman or State Senator, unlawfully held ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.060

Name of person entitled to office set forth in complaint; judgment may determine rights of both incumbent and claimant. When the action is against a person for usurping, intruding into ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.070

All claimants to same office made defendants. All persons who claim to be entitled to the same office or franchise may be made defendants in the same action to try ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.080

Jurisdiction in Supreme Court or district court. An action under this chapter can be brought in the Supreme Court or in the district court of the proper county. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.090

Application to file complaint; notice to defendant; hearing. Upon application for leave to file a complaint, the court or judge may, in its discretion, direct notice thereof to be given ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.100

Issuance of summons; when unnecessary. When the complaint is filed without leave and notice, or upon leave and notice in case all the defendants do not appear, a summons shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.110

Pleadings. The pleadings shall be as in other cases. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.120

Judgment of ouster; relator to recover costs; delivery of books by defendant; violation by corporation.

1. When a defendant is found guilty of usurping, intruding into or unlawfully holding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.130

Judgment ousting director of corporation. When the action is against a director of a corporation and the court finds that at his election, either illegal votes were received or legal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.140

Action for damages within 1 year. Such person may, at any time within 1 year after the date of such judgment, bring an action against the person ousted and recover ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.150

Judgment against corporation; dissolution or restraint. When, in any such action, it is found and adjudged that a corporation has, by an act done or omitted, surrendered or forfeited its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.160

Court shall appoint trustee for dissolved corporation; trustee’s compensation. If a corporation is ousted and dissolved by the proceedings herein authorized, the court shall appoint some disinterested person as trustee ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.170

Bond of trustee. The trustee shall enter into bond in such a penalty and with such security as the court approves, conditioned for the faithful discharge of his duties. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.180

Suit on trustee’s bond. Suit may be brought on the bond of the trustee by any person injured by the negligence or wrongful act of the trustee in the discharge ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.190

Trustee to collect debts and divide surplus. The trustee shall proceed immediately to collect the debts and pay the liabilities of the corporation, and to divide the surplus among those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.200

Court may order books and effects delivered to trustee. The court shall, upon an application for that purpose, order an officer of such corporation, or any other person having possession ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.210

Trustee to file sworn inventory with clerk. As soon as practicable after his appointment, the trustee shall make and file, in the office of the clerk of the court, an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.220

Responsibilities of trustee. The trustee shall sue for and recover the debts and property of the corporation, and shall be responsible to the creditors and stockholders, respectively, to the extent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.230

Liability of corporation directors when judgment of ouster rendered. When judgment of ouster is rendered against a corporation on account of the misconduct of the directors or officers thereof, such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.240

Penalty for refusal to obey order of court. Any person who, without good reason, refuses to obey an order of the court, as provided in this chapter, shall be deemed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.250

Actions in quo warranto take precedence. Actions under this chapter in any court shall have precedence of any civil business pending therein; and the court, if the matter is of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.260

Procedure in Supreme Court same as in district court; determination of issue of fact to be tried by jury in district court. Actions under this chapter commenced in the Supreme ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 35.270

Appeal does not stay judgment of ouster. If the action is commenced in the district court, an appeal may be taken from the final judgment by either party to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 36.010

Defendant asking affirmative relief may have provisional remedies. When the defendant interposes a counterclaim, and thereupon demands an affirmative judgment against the plaintiff, his right to a provisional remedy is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.009

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Date of valuation” means the date on which the value of the property actually taken, and the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.0095

Persons or agencies who may exercise power of eminent domain; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, only a public agency may exercise the power of eminent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.0097

Unit-owners’ association may not exercise power of eminent domain.

1. A unit-owners’ association may not exercise the power of eminent domain pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.010

Public purposes for which right of eminent domain may be exercised. Subject to the provisions of this chapter, the right of eminent domain may be exercised in behalf of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.015

Necessary access for owners, occupants of ranges, grazing lands: Exercise of power of eminent domain. The State of Nevada or any political subdivision or district which possesses the power of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.020

Estates in property subject to condemnation.

1. The fee simple or lesser estate in real property, and any other property, are subject to be taken for public use from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.030

Private property subject to condemnation. The private property which may be taken under this chapter includes:

1. All real property belonging to any person, company or corporation.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.035

Monorails and other overhead or underground systems for public transportation: Acquisition by public agency of rights and easements on public streets by condemnation.

1. Only a public agency may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.036

Rights of owner of monorail; acquirer shall hold owner and operator harmless from liability.

1. If the State of Nevada or a city or county seeks to acquire through ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.038

Conditions precedent to taking property within historic district.

1. Before any person, other than a government or public utility, may exercise the right of eminent domain to take any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.040

Conditions precedent to entry of judgment of condemnation; findings. No judgment of condemnation shall be entered unless the court first finds that:

1. The use to which the property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.050

Location of and entry upon land; damages.

1. If land is required for public use, the person, corporation or partnership or its agents in charge of the use may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.055

Eminent domain proceedings take precedence over certain other proceedings and must be quickly heard and determined. All proceedings in all courts brought under this chapter to exercise the right of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.060

Verified complaint filed in district court in county in which property is situated; notice of pending litigation; effect.

1. All proceedings under this chapter must be brought in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.070

Contents of complaint; inclusion of separate parcels in same or separate proceedings.

1. The complaint must contain:

(a) The name of the court in which the action is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.075

Summons. A summons shall be served with the complaint as in civil actions and shall contain a direction that the defendant appear and answer the complaint within 30 days after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.080

All parties in interest may appear. All persons in occupation of, or having or claiming an interest in, any of the property described in the complaint, or in the damages ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.083

Default of defendant: Entry; effect. If the defendant fails to file his answer within 30 days after service of the summons and complaint, the clerk shall, upon application of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.085

Hearing after defendant’s default: Determination of value and damages by court; judgment.

1. Where any defendant has failed to:

(a) Answer within the time allowed, and the clerk ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.090

Power of court. The court or judge thereof shall have power:

1. To determine the places of making connections, crossings, cattle guards and culverts, and to regulate the manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.100

Motion by plaintiff for order permitting occupancy pending entry of judgment; notice, hearing and proof; bond or deposit in court; defendant may be restrained.

1. The plaintiff may move ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.110

Ascertainment and assessment of damages. The court, jury, commissioners or master must hear such legal testimony as may be offered by any of the parties to the proceedings, and thereupon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.112

Valuation of property subject to condemnation as result of public work or project.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if the property is subject to condemnation as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.115

Distribution of award among joint defendants by separate proceeding. Where there are two or more estates or divided interests property sought to be condemned, the plaintiff is entitled to have ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.120

Assessment of compensation and damages: Date of valuation; exceptions.

1. To assess compensation and damages as provided in NRS 37.110, the date of the first service of the summons ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.130

New proceedings may be instituted when title found defective. If the title attempted to be acquired is found to be defective from any cause, the plaintiff may again institute proceedings ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.140

Damages to be paid within 30 days after judgment; bond for railroad fence. The plaintiff must, within 30 days after final judgment, pay the sum of money assessed. If the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.150

Award deposited in court; execution; when proceedings may be annulled. The award shall be deposited in court for defendants and be distributed to those entitled thereto. If the award be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.160

Entry of final order of condemnation on deposit of award; recording; when title vests. When the award has been deposited as required by NRS 37.150 and the bond given, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.170

Plaintiff may continue in or be placed in possession pending conclusion of litigation; effect of defendant’s receipt of money on deposit; judgments.

1. At any time after the entry ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.175

Interest paid by plaintiff.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the plaintiff shall pay interest on the final judgment on the difference between the amount deposited pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.180

Abandonment of condemnation proceedings; defendant’s damages for plaintiff’s occupancy.

1. The plaintiff may abandon the proceedings at any time after filing the complaint and before the expiration of 30 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.190

Costs: Allowance and apportionment. Costs may be allowed or not, and if allowed may include a maximum of $350 for appraisal reports used at the trial and $150 for fees ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.200

Rules of practice. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the provisions of NRS, Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure and Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure relative to civil actions, new ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.210

Rights of cities and towns not affected. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to abrogate or repeal any statute provided for the taking of property in any city, town ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.220

Crossings to be made and kept in repair. A party obtaining a right-of-way shall, without delay, construct such crossings and culverts as may be required by the court or judge, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.230

Condemnation by railroad companies. Any company incorporated under the laws of this state, or constructing or operating a railway in this state, in addition to other rights conferred, shall have ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.240

Two railroad companies may have right-of-way over same passes; change and expense of reconstruction of public highway. Any railroad company whose right-of-way, or whose track or roadbed upon such right-of-way ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.250

Right of eminent domain granted to nonresident or foreign corporations or partnerships; conditions. The right of eminent domain is hereby granted to nonresident or foreign corporations or partnerships which are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 37.260

Disposal of real property and improvements acquired by exercise of power of eminent domain: Procedure; presumption; conveyance.

1. Any real property, interest therein or improvement thereon which has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.015

Short title. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.017

Applicability. Expired by limitation. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1287.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.025

Definitions. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.035

Validity of agreement to arbitrate. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.045

Proceedings to compel or stay arbitration. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.055

Appointment of arbitrators by court. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.065

Majority action by arbitrators. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.075

Hearing. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.085

Representation by attorney. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.087

Discovery. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.095

Witnesses; subpoenas; depositions. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.105

Award. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.115

Change of award by arbitrators. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.125

Fees and expenses of arbitration. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.135

Confirmation of award. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.145

Vacating award. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.155

Modification or correction of award. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.165

Judgment or decree on award. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.175

Judgment roll; docketing. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.185

Applications to court. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.195

Venue. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.205

Appeals. Repealed. (See chapter 280, Statutes of Nevada 2001, at page 1286.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.206

Short title. NRS 38.206 to 38.248, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Arbitration Act of 2000. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.207

Definitions. As used in NRS 38.206 to 38.248, inclusive, the words and terms defined in NRS 38.208 to 38.213, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.208

“Arbitral organization” defined. “Arbitral organization” means an association, agency, board, commission or other entity that is neutral and initiates, sponsors or administers an arbitral proceeding or is involved in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.209

“Arbitrator” defined. “Arbitrator” means an individual appointed to render an award, alone or with others, in a controversy that is subject to an agreement to arbitrate. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.211

“Court” defined. “Court” means the district court. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.212

“Knowledge” defined. “Knowledge” means actual knowledge. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.213

“Record” defined. “Record” means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.214

Notice.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 38.206 to 38.248, inclusive, a person gives notice to another person by taking action that is reasonably necessary to inform ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.216

Applicability.

1. NRS 38.206 to 38.248, inclusive, govern an agreement to arbitrate made on or after October 1, 2001.

2. NRS 38.206 to 38.248, inclusive, govern an agreement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.217

Waiver of requirements or variance of effects of requirements; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3, a party to an agreement to arbitrate or to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.218

Application for judicial relief; service of notice of initial motion.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 38.247, an application for judicial relief under NRS 38.206 to 38.248, inclusive, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.219

Validity of agreement to arbitrate.

1. An agreement contained in a record to submit to arbitration any existing or subsequent controversy arising between the parties to the agreement is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.221

Motion to compel or stay arbitration.

1. On motion of a person showing an agreement to arbitrate and alleging another person’s refusal to arbitrate pursuant to the agreement:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.222

Provisional remedies.

1. Before an arbitrator is appointed and is authorized and able to act, the court, upon motion of a party to an arbitral proceeding and for good ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.223

Initiation of arbitration.

1. A person initiates an arbitral proceeding by giving notice in a record to the other parties to the agreement to arbitrate in the agreed manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.224

Consolidation of separate arbitration proceedings.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, upon motion of a party to an agreement to arbitrate or to an arbitral proceeding, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.226

Appointment of arbitrator; service as neutral arbitrator.

1. If the parties to an agreement to arbitrate agree on a method for appointing an arbitrator, that method must be followed, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.227

Disclosure by arbitrator.

1. Before accepting appointment, an individual who is requested to serve as an arbitrator, after making a reasonable inquiry, shall disclose to all parties to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.228

Action by majority. If there are two or more arbitrators, the powers of an arbitrator must be exercised by a majority of the arbitrators, but all of them shall conduct ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.229

Immunity of arbitrator; competency to testify; attorney’s fees and costs.

1. An arbitrator or an arbitral organization acting in that capacity is immune from civil liability to the same ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.231

Arbitration process.

1. An arbitrator may conduct an arbitration in such manner as he considers appropriate for a fair and expeditious disposition of the proceeding. The authority conferred upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.232

Representation by lawyer. A party to an arbitral proceeding may be represented by a lawyer. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.233

Witnesses; subpoenas; depositions; discovery.

1. An arbitrator may issue a subpoena for the attendance of a witness and for the production of records and other evidence at any hearing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.234

Judicial enforcement of preaward ruling by arbitrator. If an arbitrator makes a preaward ruling in favor of a party to an arbitral proceeding, the party may request the arbitrator to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.236

Award.

1. An arbitrator shall make a record of an award. The record must be signed or otherwise authenticated by an arbitrator who concurs with the award. The arbitrator ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.237

Change of award by arbitrator.

1. On motion to an arbitrator by a party to an arbitral proceeding, the arbitrator may modify or correct an award:

(a) Upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.238

Remedies; fees and expenses of arbitration proceeding.

1. An arbitrator may award reasonable attorney’s fees and other reasonable expenses of arbitration if such an award is authorized by law ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.239

Confirmation of award. After a party to an arbitral proceeding receives notice of an award, he may make a motion to the court for an order confirming the award at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.241

Vacating award.

1. Upon motion to the court by a party to an arbitral proceeding, the court shall vacate an award made in the arbitral proceeding if:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.242

Modification or correction of award.

1. Upon motion made within 90 days after the movant receives notice of the award pursuant to NRS 38.236 or within 90 days after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.243

Judgment on award; attorney’s fees and litigation expenses.

1. Upon granting an order confirming, vacating without directing a rehearing, modifying or correcting an award, the court shall enter a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.244

Jurisdiction.

1. A court of this state having jurisdiction over the controversy and the parties may enforce an agreement to arbitrate.

2. An agreement to arbitrate providing for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.246

Venue. A motion pursuant to NRS 38.218 must be made in the court of the county in which the agreement to arbitrate specifies the arbitration hearing is to be held ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.247

Appeals.

1. An appeal may be taken from:

(a) An order denying a motion to compel arbitration;

(b) An order granting a motion to stay arbitration;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.248

Uniformity of application and construction. In applying and construing this Uniform Act, consideration must be given to the need to promote uniformity of the law with respect to its subject ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.250

Nonbinding arbitration of certain civil actions filed in district court required; nonbinding arbitration of certain civil actions filed in justice’s court authorized; effect of certain agreements by parties to use ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.253

Adoption of rules by Supreme Court; training; administration by district courts; fees; arbitrator deemed employee of court for certain purposes.

1. The Supreme Court shall adopt rules to provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.255

Guidelines for establishment of programs for arbitration; duty of Supreme Court to submit report concerning programs.

1. The rules adopted by the Supreme Court pursuant to NRS 38.253 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.257

Adoption of rules by Supreme Court for establishment of mandatory short trial program for civil cases in justices’ courts.

1. The Supreme Court shall adopt rules to provide for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.258

Use of other alternative methods of resolving disputes; adoption of rules by Supreme Court.

1. The Supreme Court may authorize the use of settlement conferences and other alternative methods ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.259

Certain written findings concerning arbitration required; admissibility of such findings at trial anew before jury; instructions to jury.

1. If an action is submitted to arbitration in accordance with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.300

Definitions. As used in NRS 38.300 to 38.360, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Assessments” means:

(a) Any charge which an association may impose against an owner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.310

Limitations on commencement of certain civil actions.

1. No civil action based upon a claim relating to:

(a) The interpretation, application or enforcement of any covenants, conditions or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.320

Submission of claim for mediation or arbitration; contents of claim; fees; service of claim; written answer.

1. Any civil action described in NRS 38.310 must be submitted for mediation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.330

Procedure for mediation or arbitration of claim; payment of costs and fees upon failure to obtain a more favorable award or judgment in court.

1. If all parties named ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.340

Duties of Division: Maintenance of list of mediators and arbitrators; establishment of explanatory document. For the purposes of NRS 38.300 to 38.360, inclusive, the Division shall establish and maintain:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.350

Statute of limitations tolled. Any statute of limitations applicable to a claim described in NRS 38.310 is tolled from the time the claim is submitted for mediation or arbitration pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 38.360

Administration of provisions by Division; regulations; fees.

1. The Division shall administer the provisions of NRS 38.300 to 38.360, inclusive, and may adopt such regulations as are necessary to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.010

Actions for partition of real property; partial partition. When several persons hold and are in possession of real property as joint tenants or as tenants in common, in which one ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.020

Interests of all parties must be set forth in complaint. The interests of all persons in the property, whether such persons be known or unknown, shall be set forth in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.030

Lienholders not of record need not be made parties. Persons who have or claim any liens upon the property by mortgage, judgment or otherwise, need be made parties to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.040

Plaintiff must record notice of pending litigation immediately after complaint is filed. Immediately after filing the complaint, the plaintiff shall record with the recorder of the county in which the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.050

Summons must be directed to all parties interested in property. The summons shall be directed to all the joint tenants and tenants in common, and all persons having any interest ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.060

Unknown and absent parties may be served by publication of summons; appointment of counsel to represent their interests.

1. If a party having a share or interest is unknown ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.070

Contents of answers. The defendants who have been personally served with the summons and a copy of the complaint shall set forth in their answers, fully and particularly, the nature ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.080

Rights of several parties may be determined; proof of title; consideration of rights of unknown parties. The rights of the several parties, plaintiffs as well as defendants, may be put ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.100

Lienholders must be made parties or master appointed. If it shall appear to the court by the certificate of the county recorder or county clerk, or by the sworn or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.110

Lienholders must be notified to appear before master. The plaintiff shall cause a notice to be served a reasonable time previous to the day for appearance before the master appointed, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.120

Court may order sale or partition. If the evidence establishes to the satisfaction of the court that the property, or any part of it, is so situated that partition cannot ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.130

Partition in accordance with rights of parties. In making the partition, the master or the court shall divide the property and allot the several portions thereof to the respective parties, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.140

Report of master’s proceedings regarding partition. The master shall make a report of the proceedings, specifying therein the manner of executing his trust, describing the property divided and the shares ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.150

Court may confirm or modify master’s report or appoint new master; conclusive judgment.

1. The court may confirm, change, modify or set aside the report, and, if necessary, appoint ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.160

Judgment not to affect tenants for years to whole property. Such judgment and partition shall not affect tenants for years less than 10 to the whole of the property which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.170

Apportionment of expenses. If it appear that other actions or proceedings have been necessarily prosecuted or defended by any one of the tenants in common for the protection, confirmation or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.180

Abstract of title; costs, inspection and custody. If it appears to the court that it was necessary to have made an abstract of the title to the property to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.190

Making and verification of abstract. The abstract mentioned in NRS 39.180 may be made by any competent searcher of records, and need not be certified by the recorder or other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.200

Interest allowed on disbursements. Whenever during the progress of the action for partition, any disbursements shall have been made under the direction of the court or the judge thereof by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.210

Liens on undivided interests of parties are charges only on shares assigned to those parties. When a lien is on an undivided interest or estate of any of the parties, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.220

Estate for life or years may be set off in part of property not sold when property not all sold. When a part of the property only is ordered to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.230

Application of proceeds of sale of encumbered property. The proceeds of the sale of encumbered property must be applied, under the direction of the court, or by the court, as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.240

Lien claimant holding other securities may be required to exhaust them first. Whenever any party to an action who holds a lien upon the property, or any part thereof, has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.250

Distribution of proceeds of sale upon direction of court. The proceeds of sale and the securities taken by the master or the court, or any part thereof, must be distributed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.260

Continuance for determination of claims to proceeds of sales. When the proceeds of sales of any shares or parcels belonging to persons who are parties to the action, and who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.270

Sales; notice.

1. All sales of real property under this chapter must be made by public auction or by private sale. The sale must be made to the highest ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.280

Court must direct terms of sale and credit; investment of purchase money; appointment of master to appraise. The court shall, in the order for sale, direct the terms of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.290

Acceptance of securities for purchase money. The master or the court may take separate mortgages and other securities for the whole or convenient portions of the purchase money, of such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.300

Tenant whose estate has been sold is entitled to receive compensation. The person entitled to a tenancy for life or years, whose estate shall have been sold, shall be entitled ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.310

Court may fix compensation for tenant. If such consent be not given, filed and entered, as provided in NRS 39.300, at the time or before a judgment of sale is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.320

Court must protect unknown tenants. If the persons entitled to such estate for life or years be unknown, the court shall provide for the protection of their rights in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.330

Court must secure value of future interests. In all cases of sales, when it appears that any person has a vested or contingent future right or estate in any of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.340

Terms and manner of sale must be made known. In all cases of sales of property, the terms shall be made known at the time; and if the premises consist ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.350

Who may not be purchasers. Neither a master nor any person for the benefit of him, may be interested in any purchase, nor may a guardian of an infant party ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.360

Master to make report of sale to court; contents. After completing a sale of the property, or any part thereof ordered to be sold, the master shall report the sale ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.370

Execution of conveyances and taking of securities after sale confirmed. If the sale is confirmed by the court, an order must be entered directing the master to execute conveyances and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.380

Proceeding if party entitled to share or lienholder becomes purchaser. When a party entitled to a share of the property, or an encumbrancer entitled to have his lien paid out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.390

Recorded conveyances bar interested persons. The conveyances shall be recorded in the county where the premises are situated, and shall be a bar against all persons interested in the property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.400

Proceeds belonging to unknown owner must be invested. When there are proceeds of a sale belonging to an unknown owner, or to a person without the State, who has no ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.410

Investment must be made in name of clerk. When the security of the proceeds of the sale is taken, or when an investment of any such proceeds is made, it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.420

When interests of parties ascertained, securities must be taken in their names. When the parties to an action for partition agree upon their interests in the property to be partitioned ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.430

Duties of clerk concerning investments. The clerk in whose name a security is taken, or by whom an investment is made, and his successors in office, shall receive the interest ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.440

When unequal partition is ordered, compensation to be made on account of inequality. When it appears that partition cannot be made equal between the parties, according to their respective rights, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.450

Share of infant paid to guardian. When the share of an infant is sold, the proceeds of the sale may be paid by the master making the sale to his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.460

Share of insane person to be received by guardian. The guardian who may be entitled to the custody and management of the estate of an insane person, or other person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.470

Guardian may consent to partition without action and execute releases. The general guardian of an infant and the guardian entitled to the custody and management of the estate of an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.480

Cost of partition is lien upon several shares. The costs of partition, fees of the master and other disbursements and also, in the discretion of the court, reasonable counsel fees ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.490

Court may appoint numerous masters upon request. The court may appoint three masters upon request of the parties instead of a single master, in the proceedings under the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.500

Court may order master to divide mining claims. When the action is for partition of a mining claim among the tenants in common, joint tenants, coparceners or partners thereof, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.510

Time ordered for division. The court shall, in its order, or by a subsequent order made upon motion, fix the time for division of the claim by the master, which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.520

Division of claim. On the day designated in the order, the master shall go upon the claim to be divided, and proceed to make division of the claim as provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.530

Parties may unite for purposes of division; order of court to govern. Two or more of the tenants in common, joint tenants, copartners or parceners may unite together for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.540

Portions sold at auction; master to mark off portions sold. At the time and place of division, the master shall, in the manner of public auction, offer to the party ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.550

Remaining parties have privilege of selection; interests marked off. When the master has marked off and set apart the interest of the lowest bidder, as provided in NRS 39.540, he ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.560

Master to return evidences of authority with his report. The master shall return with the report required by NRS 39.140 the evidences of authority presented to him by persons other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 39.570

Expenses of master and others apportioned among parties. The expenses of the master and those of a surveyor and his assistant, when employed, must be ascertained and allowed by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.005

Zoning requirements to be considered by court. In any proceeding involving disposition of land the court shall consider lot size and other applicable zoning requirements before ordering a physical division ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.010

Actions may be brought against adverse claimants. An action may be brought by any person against another who claims an estate or interest in real property, adverse to him, for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.020

Plaintiff not entitled to costs on default judgment or disclaimer. If the defendant in such action disclaim in his answer any interest or estate in the property, or suffer judgment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.030

Plaintiff may recover damages for property withheld where his right terminated during pendency of action. In an action for the recovery of real property, where the plaintiff shows a right ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.040

Value of permanent improvements to be allowed as setoff. When damages are claimed for withholding the property recovered, upon which permanent improvements have been made by a defendant or those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.050

Mortgage not deemed conveyance. A mortgage of real property shall not be deemed a conveyance, whatever its terms, so as to enable the owner of the mortgage to take possession ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.060

Court may enjoin injury to property during foreclosure. The court may by injunction, on good cause shown, restrain the party in possession from doing any act to the injury of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.070

Damages may be recovered for injury to possession after sale and before delivery. When real property shall have been sold on execution, the purchaser thereof, or any person who may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.080

Action not to be prejudiced by alienation pending suit. An action for the recovery of real property against a person in possession cannot be prejudiced by an alienation made by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.090

Action by person in adverse possession: Verified complaint; defendants; notice of pending litigation.

1. An action may be brought to determine the adverse claims to and clouds upon title ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.100

Action by person in adverse possession: Issuance, service and posting of summons; rights of unknown persons.

1. Within 1 year after the filing of the complaint, as required by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.110

Court to hear case; must not enter judgment by default; effect of final judgment.

1. When the summons has been served as provided in NRS 40.100 and the time ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.120

Remedy is cumulative. The remedy provided in NRS 40.090, 40.100 and 40.110 shall be construed as cumulative and not exclusive of any other remedy, form or right of action or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.130

Adverse action on mining claim. In all actions brought to determine the right of possession of a mining claim, or metalliferous vein or lode, where an application has been made ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.140

Nuisance defined; action for abatement and damages; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, anything which is injurious to health, or indecent and offensive to the senses, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.150

Action for waste; judgment may be for treble damages. If a guardian, tenant for life or years, joint tenant or tenant in common of real property commit waste thereon, any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.160

Action for trespass for cutting or carrying away trees or wood; treble damages.

1. Any person who cuts down or carries off any wood or underwood, tree or timber, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.170

Damages in actions for forcible or unlawful entry may be trebled. If a person recover damages for a forcible or unlawful entry in or upon, or detention of, any building ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.180

Manner of working mine or mining claim; assessment of damages.

1. Any person being the owner of, or in possession under any lease or contract for the working of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.190

Continuation of judgment lien. Any judgment obtained for damages under the provisions of NRS 40.180 shall become a lien upon all the property of the judgment debtor not exempt from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.200

Application for order of survey; notice and order; report of survey; costs of and damages caused by survey.

1. Any person named in NRS 40.180 and 40.190 shall have ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.210

Order allowing party to survey and measure land in dispute; contents and service of order; liability for unnecessary injury.

1. The court in which an action is pending for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.215

Definitions. As used in NRS 40.215 to 40.425, inclusive, unless the context requires otherwise:

1. “Mobile home” means every vehicle, including equipment, which is constructed, reconstructed or added to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.220

Entry to be made only when legal and in peaceable manner. No entry shall be made into any lands, tenements or other possessions but in cases where entry is given ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.230

Forcible entry defined. Every person is guilty of a forcible entry who either:

1. By breaking open doors, windows or other parts of a house, or by fraud, intimidation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.240

Forcible detainer defined. Every person is guilty of a forcible detainer who either:

1. By force, or by menaces or threats of violence, unlawfully holds and keeps the possession ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.250

Unlawful detainer: Possession after expiration of term. A tenant of real property or a mobile home for a term less than life is guilty of an unlawful detainer when he ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.251

Unlawful detainer: Possession of property leased for indefinite time after notice to quit; older or disabled person entitled to extension of period of possession upon request.

1. A tenant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.2512

Unlawful detainer: Possession after default in payment of rent. A tenant of real property or a mobile home for a term less than life is guilty of an unlawful detainer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.2514

Unlawful detainer: Assignment or subletting contrary to lease; waste; unlawful business; nuisance; violations of controlled substances laws. A tenant of real property or a mobile home for a term less ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.2516

Unlawful detainer: Possession after failure to perform conditions of lease; saving lease from forfeiture. A tenant of real property or a mobile home for a term less than life is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.252

Unlawful detainer: Contractual provisions void if contrary to specified periods of notice; notice to quit or surrender by colessor is valid unless showing other colessors did not authorize notice. For ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.253

Unlawful detainer: Supplemental remedy of summary eviction and exclusion of tenant for default in payment of rent.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 10, in addition to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.254

Unlawful detainer: Supplemental remedy of summary eviction and exclusion of tenant from certain types of property. Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, in addition to the remedy provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.255

Removal of person holding over after 3-day notice to quit; circumstances authorizing removal.

1. Except as provided in subsection 2, in any of the following cases, a person who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.260

Tenant of agricultural lands may hold over if not notified. In all cases of tenancy upon agricultural land where the tenant has held over and retained possession for more than ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.270

Tenant has similar remedies against subtenant. A tenant may take proceedings similar to those prescribed in this chapter, to obtain possession of the premises let to any under tenant, in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.280

Service of notices to quit; proof required before issuance of order to remove.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 40.253, the notices required by NRS 40.251 to 40.260, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.290

Parties defendant; persons bound by judgment. No person other than the tenant of the premises and the subtenant, if there be one, in actual occupation of the premises when the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.300

Contents of complaint; issuance and service of summons; temporary writ of restitution; notice, hearing and bond.

1. The plaintiff in his complaint, which shall be in writing, must set ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.310

Issue of fact to be tried by jury if proper demand made. Whenever an issue of fact is presented by the pleadings, it shall be tried by a jury, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.320

Proof required of plaintiff and defendant on trial.

1. On the trial of any proceeding for any forcible entry or forcible detainer, the plaintiff shall only be required to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.330

Amendment of complaint to conform to proof; continuance. When, upon the trial of any proceeding under NRS 40.220 to 40.420, inclusive, it appears from the evidence that the defendant has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.340

Adjournments. The court or justice of the peace may for good cause shown adjourn the trial of any cause under NRS 40.220 to 40.420, inclusive, not exceeding 5 days; and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.350

Trial not to be adjourned when complainant admits evidence in affidavit would be given. If the complainant admit that the evidence stated in the affidavit mentioned in NRS 40.340 would ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.360

Judgment; damages; execution and enforcement.

1. Judgment. If, upon the trial, the verdict of the jury, or, if the case be tried without a jury, the finding of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.370

Verification of complaint and answer. The complaint and answer must be verified. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.380

Provisions governing appeals. Either party may, within 10 days, appeal from the judgment rendered. But an appeal by the defendant shall not stay the execution of the judgment, unless, within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.385

Stay of execution upon appeal; duty of tenant who retains possession of premises to pay rent during stay. Upon an appeal from an order entered pursuant to NRS 40.253:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.390

Appellate court not to dismiss or quash proceedings for want of form. In all cases of appeal under NRS 40.220 to 40.420, inclusive, the appellate court shall not dismiss or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.400

Rules of practice. The provisions of NRS, Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure and Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure relative to civil actions, appeals and new trials, so far as they ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.420

Form of writ of restitution; execution.

1. The writ of restitution issued by a justice of the peace must be substantially in the following form:

The State of Nevada ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.425

Notice of execution on writ of restitution.

1. Execution on the writ of restitution may occur only if the sheriff serves the judgment debtor with notice of the execution ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.430

Action for recovery of debt secured by mortgage or other lien; “action” defined.

1. Except in cases where a person proceeds under subsection 2 of NRS 40.495 or subsection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.433

“Mortgage or other lien” defined. As used in NRS 40.430 to 40.459, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, a “mortgage or other lien” includes a deed of trust, but does ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.435

Judicial proceedings in violation of NRS 40.430; provisions of NRS 40.430 as an affirmative defense.

1. The commencement of or participation in a judicial proceeding in violation of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.440

Disposition of surplus money. If there is surplus money remaining after payment of the amount due on the mortgage or other lien, with costs, the court may cause the same ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.450

Proceedings when debt secured falls due at different times. If the debt for which the mortgage or other lien on real property is held is not all due, as soon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.451

“Indebtedness” defined. As used in NRS 40.453 to 40.462, inclusive, “indebtedness” means the principal balance of the obligation secured by a mortgage or other lien on real property, together with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.453

Waiver of rights in documents relating to sale of real property against public policy and unenforceable; exception. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 40.495:

1. It is hereby declared ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.455

Deficiency judgment: Award to judgment creditor or beneficiary of deed of trust.

1. Upon application of the judgment creditor or the beneficiary of the deed of trust within 6 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.457

Hearing before award of deficiency judgment; appraisal of property sold.

1. Before awarding a deficiency judgment under NRS 40.455, the court shall hold a hearing and shall take evidence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.459

Limitations on amount of money judgment. After the hearing, the court shall award a money judgment against the debtor, guarantor or surety who is personally liable for the debt. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.462

Distribution of proceeds of foreclosure sale.

1. Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, this section governs the distribution of the proceeds of a foreclosure sale. The provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.465

“Indebtedness” defined. As used in NRS 40.475, 40.485 and 40.495, “indebtedness” means the principal balance of the obligation, together with all accrued and unpaid interest, and those costs, fees, advances ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.475

Remedy against mortgagor or grantor; assignment of creditor’s rights to guarantor, surety or obligor. Upon full satisfaction by a guarantor, surety or other obligor, other than the mortgagor or grantor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.485

Interest in proceeds of secured indebtedness upon partial satisfaction of indebtedness. Immediately upon partial satisfaction by a guarantor, surety or other obligor, other than the mortgagor or grantor of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.495

Waiver of rights; separate action to enforce obligation; available defenses.

1. The provisions of NRS 40.475 and 40.485 may be waived by the guarantor, surety or other obligor only ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.501

Definitions. As used in NRS 40.501 to 40.512, inclusive, the words and terms defined in NRS 40.502 to 40.506, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.502

“Environmental provision” defined. “Environmental provision” means any written representation, warranty, indemnity, promise or covenant relating to the existence, location, nature, use, generation, manufacture, storage, disposal, handling, or past, present, future ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.503

“Environmentally impaired” defined. Real collateral is “environmentally impaired” if the estimated costs to clean up and remedy a past, present or threatened release of any hazardous substance from, in, into ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.504

“Hazardous substance” defined. “Hazardous substance” means:

1. An element, compound, mixture, solution, material or substance whose use, possession, transportation, storage, release, discharge or disposal is regulated pursuant to chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.505

“Release” defined. “Release” means a spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, ejecting, escaping, leaching, dumping or disposing of a hazardous substance into the environment, including continuing migration into or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.506

“Secured lender” defined. “Secured lender” means the holder of an obligation secured by a mortgage. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.507

Right of entry and inspection of real collateral.

1. A secured lender may enter and inspect real collateral for the purpose of determining the existence, location, nature and magnitude ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.508

Action by secured lender concerning environmental provision. A secured lender may bring a separate action for a breach of an environmental provision, to recover damages for the breach or for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.509

Limitation on amount of damages recoverable in action concerning environmental provision; recovery of interest.

1. Unless the environmental provision expressly permits a different or greater recovery or subsection 2 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.511

Exceptions to applicability of NRS 40.507 and 40.508. NRS 40.507 and 40.508 do not apply if the real collateral is a unit put to residential use in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.512

Environmental impairment of real collateral: Waiver of lien; notice of waiver; exception; recording of waiver.

1. If real collateral is environmentally impaired and the debtor’s obligation is in default, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.515

Petition, notice, hearing and order. If any person has died, or shall hereafter die, who at the time of his death was the owner of a life estate which terminates ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.525

Petition; notice; hearing and order; alternative method.

1. If title or an interest in real or personal property is affected by the death of any person, any other person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.535

Affidavit or petition may be filed in probate proceeding. Any affidavit or petition, such as described in NRS 40.525, may be filed as a part of any probate proceeding. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.600

Definitions. As used in NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 40.605 to 40.634, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.603

“Amend a complaint to add a cause of action for a constructional defect” defined. “Amend a complaint to add a cause of action for a constructional defect” means any act ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.605

“Appurtenance” defined.

1. “Appurtenance” means a structure, installation, facility, amenity or other improvement that is appurtenant to or benefits one or more residences, but is not a part of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.610

“Claimant” defined. “Claimant” means:

1. An owner of a residence or appurtenance;

2. A representative of a homeowner’s association that is responsible for a residence or appurtenance and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.613

“Complex matter” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 362, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2050.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.615

“Constructional defect” defined. “Constructional defect” means a defect in the design, construction, manufacture, repair or landscaping of a new residence, of an alteration of or addition to an existing residence, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.620

“Contractor” defined. “Contractor” means a person who, with or without a license issued pursuant to chapter 624 of NRS, by himself or through his agents, employees or subcontractors:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.623

“Design professional” defined. “Design professional” means a person who holds a professional license or certificate issued pursuant to chapter 623, 623A or 625 of NRS. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.625

“Homeowner’s warranty” defined. “Homeowner’s warranty” means a warranty or policy of insurance:

1. Issued or purchased by or on behalf of a contractor for the protection of a claimant; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.630

“Residence” defined. “Residence” means any dwelling in which title to the individual units is transferred to the owners. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.632

“Subcontractor” defined. “Subcontractor” means a contractor who performs work on behalf of another contractor in the construction of a residence or appurtenance. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.634

“Supplier” defined. “Supplier” means a person who provides materials, equipment or other supplies for the construction of a residence or appurtenance. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.635

Applicability; effect on other defenses. NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive:

1. Apply to any claim that arises before, on or after July 1, 1995, as the result of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.640

Liability of contractor. In a claim to recover damages resulting from a constructional defect, a contractor is liable for his acts or omissions or the acts or omissions of his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.645

Notice of defect: Required before commencement of or addition to certain actions; content; reliance on expert opinion based on representative sample; notice regarding similarly situated owners; persons authorized to provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6452

Common constructional defects within single development: Response to notice of defect by contractor; disclosure to unnamed owners; effect of contractor failing to provide disclosure to unnamed owners.

1. Except ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.646

Notice of defect to be forwarded by contractor to subcontractor, supplier or design professional; effect of failure to forward notice; inspection of alleged defect; election to repair.

1. Except ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6462

Access to residence or appurtenance with alleged defect after notice of defect is given; effect on owners who did not provide notice.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.647

Claimant required to allow inspection of and reasonable opportunity to repair defect; effect of noncompliance.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 40.6452, after notice of a constructional defect ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6472

Response to notice of defect: Time for sending; content; effect of election to repair or not to repair.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 40.670 and 40.672 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.648

Election to repair defect: Who may repair; manner for performing repairs; deadline for repair; extension of deadline; written statement of repairs performed.

1. If the response provided pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.649

Notice of defect may be presented to insurer; duties of insurer.

1. If a contractor, subcontractor, supplier or design professional receives written notice of a constructional defect, the contractor, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.650

Effect of rejecting reasonable offer of settlement; effect of failing to take certain actions concerning defect; effect of coverage available under homeowner’s warranty.

1. If a claimant unreasonably rejects ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.655

Limitation on recovery.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 40.650, in a claim governed by NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive, the claimant may recover only the following damages ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.660

Nonacceptance of offer of settlement deemed rejection. An offer of settlement made pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 2 of NRS 40.6472 that is not accepted within 35 days after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.665

Settlement by repurchase; certain offers of settlement deemed reasonable. In addition to any other method provided for settling a claim pursuant to NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive, a contractor may, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.667

Effect of written waiver or settlement agreement when contractor fails to correct or repair defect properly; conditions to bringing action; effect of failure to prevail in action.

1. Except ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.668

Action against subdivider or master developer for defect in appurtenance in planned unit development: Conditions and limitations; tolling of statutes of limitation or repose; applicability.

1. Notwithstanding the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.670

Defect which creates imminent threat to health or safety: Duty to cure; effect of failure to cure; exceptions.

1. A contractor, subcontractor, supplier or design professional who receives written ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.672

Defect in new residence: Duty to repair; deadline for repair; extensions; disciplinary action for failure to comply. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 40.670, if a contractor, subcontractor, supplier or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.675

Inspection of repairs.

1. A contractor who makes or provides for repairs under NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive, may take reasonable steps to prove that the repairs were made ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.680

Mediation of certain claims required before action commenced or complaint amended; procedure; appointment of special master; effect of failure to mediate in good faith.

1. Except as otherwise provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.681

Premediation discovery. Not later than 15 days before the commencement of mediation required pursuant to NRS 40.680 and upon providing 15 days’ notice, each party shall provide to the other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.682

Complex matters: Written notice by claimant; procedural requirements; additional parties and third-party complaints; mediation; appointment of special master; limitation on certain pretrial procedures; pursuit of claim under warranty; written response ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.684

Duties of insurer with respect to settlement conference.

1. If a settlement conference is held concerning a claim for a constructional defect, the special master, if any, or the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.687

Disclosure of information concerning warranties after action is commenced; disclosure of information concerning insurance agreements; compelled production of information. Notwithstanding any other provision of law:

1. A claimant shall, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6881

Definitions. Repealed. (See chapter 362, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2050.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6882

“Complainant” defined. As used in NRS 40.6884 and 40.6885, unless the context otherwise requires, “complainant” means a person who makes a claim or files an action against a design professional ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6883

“Design professional” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 362, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 2050.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6884

Attorney required to consult expert; required affidavit of attorney; required report of expert.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, in an action governed by NRS 40.600 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6885

Effect of compliance with or failure to comply with NRS 40.6884.

1. The court shall dismiss an action governed by NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive, that is commenced against ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.6887

Submission of questions or disputes concerning defects to State Contractors’ Board; regulations.

1. A claimant and any contractor, subcontractor, supplier and design professional may submit a question or dispute ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.689

Preference given to action; action may be assigned to senior judge; assessment of additional expenses.

1. Upon petition by a party:

(a) The court shall give preference in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.690

Limitation on bringing claim against governmental entity during period for resolution; effect of settlement; contractor or claimant may require party to appear and participate.

1. A claim governed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.692

Notice not required to be given to intervener in action. A claimant who commences an action for a constructional defect is not required to give written notice of a defect ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.695

Tolling of statutes of limitation or repose; applicability.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, statutes of limitation or repose applicable to a claim based on a constructional ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.750

Fraud against financial institution for purpose of obtaining loan secured by lien on real property.

1. As used in this section, “financial institution” means a bank, mortgage broker, mortgage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.760

Summary eviction of person using facility for storage as residence.

1. When a person is using a facility for storage as a residence, the owner or his agent shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 40.770

Limitation on liability of seller, seller’s agent and buyer’s agent for failure to disclose certain facts concerning property.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, in any sale, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.003

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 41A.004 to 41A.017, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.004

“Dental malpractice” defined. “Dental malpractice” has the meaning ascribed to the term “malpractice” in NRS 631.075. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.0043

“Dentist” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.005

“Division” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.007

“Economic damages” defined. “Economic damages” includes damages for medical treatment, care or custody, loss of earnings and loss of earning capacity. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.008

“Health care records” defined. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.009

“Medical malpractice” defined. “Medical malpractice” means the failure of a physician, hospital or employee of a hospital, in rendering services, to use the reasonable care, skill or knowledge ordinarily used ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.011

“Noneconomic damages” defined. “Noneconomic damages” includes damages to compensate for pain, suffering, inconvenience, physical impairment, disfigurement and other nonpecuniary damages. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.013

“Physician” defined. “Physician” means a person licensed pursuant to chapter 630 or 633 of NRS. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.015

“Professional negligence” defined. [This section was proposed by an initiative petition and approved by the voters at the 2004 General Election and therefore is not subject to legislative amendment or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.016

Submission of case to screening panel required before suit may be filed; admissibility in court of findings of screening panel. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.017

“Provider of health care” defined. [This section was proposed by an initiative petition and approved by the voters at the 2004 General Election and therefore is not subject to legislative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.019

Creation of tentative screening panels. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.023

Designation of members. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.024

Courses of instruction for members. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.026

Election of chairmen; applicability of rules. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.029

Requirements regarding open meetings do not apply to meetings of screening panels. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.031

Limitations on liability for noneconomic damages; exceptions. Repealed. (See initiation petition approved at 2004 General Election as Ballot Question No. 3.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.033

Administrative duties and powers of Division. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.035

Limitation on amount of award for noneconomic damages. [This section was proposed by an initiative petition and approved by the voters at the 2004 General Election and therefore is not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.036

Deposit of money received by Division with State Treasurer; payment of administrative costs of screening panel. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.041

Medical malpractice: Several liability for noneconomic damages. Repealed. (See initiative petition approved at 2004 General Election as Ballot Question No. 3.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.043

Selection of members for particular screening panel. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.045

Several liability of defendants for damages; abrogation of joint and several liability. [This section was proposed by an initiative petition and approved by the voters at the 2004 General Election ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.046

Subpoenas: Powers and duties of Division; enforcement. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.049

Hearing by screening panel: Time for holding; materials for consideration; findings. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.051

Hearing by screening panel: Preferential scheduling for certain elderly claimants and claimants who suffer from terminal illness or condition. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.053

Early disclosure of medical or dental records prohibited; penalty. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.056

Effect of decision of screening panel. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.059

Conference for settlement of claim: Attendance; powers and duties of judge; effect of failure to settle. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.061

Dismissal of action for failure to bring to trial; effect of dismissal; adoption of court rules to expedite resolution of actions.

1. Upon the motion of any party or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.069

Instructions to jury. Repealed. (See chapter 3, Statutes of Nevada 2002 Special Session, at page 25.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.071

Dismissal of action filed without affidavit of medical expert supporting allegations. If an action for medical malpractice or dental malpractice is filed in the district court, the district court shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.081

Settlement conference: Persons required to participate; powers and duties of judge; failure to participate.

1. In an action for medical malpractice or dental malpractice, all the parties to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.085

Recommendation of settlement for amount of limits of policy of insurance: When authorized; insurer to pay for opinion of independent counsel upon request.

1. In an action for damages ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.097

Limitation of actions; tolling of limitation.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an action for injury or death against a provider of health care may not be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.100

Required evidence; exceptions; rebuttable presumption of negligence.

1. Liability for personal injury or death is not imposed upon any provider of medical care based on alleged negligence in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.110

Consent of patient: When conclusively established. A physician licensed to practice medicine under the provisions of chapter 630 of NRS, or a dentist licensed to practice dentistry under the provisions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41A.120

Consent of patient: When implied. In addition to the provisions of chapter 129 of NRS and any other instances in which a consent is implied or excused by law, a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 41B.020 to 41B.160, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.020

“Acquitted” defined. “Acquitted” includes, without limitation, a finding of not guilty by reason of insanity or diminished capacity. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.030

“Agent” defined. “Agent” means a person who is authorized to represent or act for another person. The term includes, without limitation, an attorney-in-fact under a durable or nondurable power of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.040

“Beneficiary” defined. “Beneficiary” means a person who is entitled to accrue, acquire or receive any property, interest or benefit pursuant to the provisions of a governing instrument or the laws ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.050

“Community property” defined. “Community property” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 123.220. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.060

“Community property with right of survivorship” defined. “Community property with right of survivorship” means community property in which a right of survivorship exists pursuant to NRS 111.064 or 115.060 or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.070

“Convicted” and “conviction” defined. “Convicted” and “conviction” mean a judgment based upon:

1. A plea of guilty or nolo contendere;

2. A finding of guilt by a jury ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.080

“Culpable actor in the felonious and intentional killing of a decedent” defined. “Culpable actor in the felonious and intentional killing of a decedent” means a person who:

1. Causes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.090

“Governing instrument” defined. “Governing instrument” means any of the following:

1. A deed or any other instrument that transfers any property, interest or benefit.

2. An annuity or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.100

“Interest” defined. “Interest” means:

1. Any interest, in whole or in part, in any property or estate, whether such interest is legal or equitable, present or future, or contingent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.110

“Interested person” defined. “Interested person” means:

1. A parent, spouse, child or sibling of a decedent;

2. A beneficiary or a person who would be a beneficiary if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.120

“Joint tenants with right of survivorship” defined. “Joint tenants with right of survivorship” means two or more persons who hold any property, interest or benefit under circumstances that entitle one ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.130

“Killer” defined. “Killer” means a person who is deemed to be a killer of a decedent pursuant to NRS 41B.250 or 41B.260. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.140

“Payor” defined. “Payor” means a person who is authorized or obligated by law or a governing instrument to pay or transfer any property, interest or benefit to another person. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.150

“Person” defined. “Person” means any of the following:

1. A natural person.

2. Any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity, including, without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.160

“Property” defined. “Property” means anything that may be the subject of ownership, including, without limitation, any real or personal property or any estate in such property. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.200

General rule; killer cannot profit or benefit from wrong; anti-lapse statute and right of representation; contingent, residuary and other beneficiaries; common law.

1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.210

Acts constituting felonious and intentional killing; insanity or diminished capacity. For the purposes of this chapter:

1. A killing is “felonious” if it is committed without legal excuse or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.250

Criminal action: Conclusive effect of judgment of conviction; admissibility of judgment of conviction in civil action.

1. If a court in this state or any other jurisdiction enters a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.260

Civil action: Parties; burden of proof; evidence; stay of proceedings; limitation on time for commencement.

1. For the purposes of this chapter, an interested person may bring a civil ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.300

Estate of decedent.

1. A killer of a decedent forfeits any appointment, nomination, power, right, property, interest or benefit that, pursuant to the provisions of title 12 of NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.310

Governing instruments.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 41B.320, a killer of a decedent forfeits any appointment, nomination, power, right, property, interest or benefit that, pursuant to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.320

Community property with right of survivorship and joint tenants with right of survivorship.

1. A killer of a decedent forfeits any right of survivorship in property that, at the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.330

Action for wrongful death.

1. A killer of a decedent may not:

(a) Bring an action for wrongful death of the decedent pursuant to NRS 41.085; or

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41B.400

Payor or other third person who pays or transfers forfeited property, interest or benefit. Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, if a payor or other third person, in good ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.010

Commencement of action; service of summons upon State Controller. An officer or person who has presented a claim against the State:

1. For services or advances authorized by law, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.020

Attorney General to defend; appeals. The Attorney General shall defend all such actions on the part of the State. The State Controller shall cause to be subpoenaed and examined such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.030

State Controller to draw warrant upon final judgment. Upon the presentation of a certified copy of a final judgment in favor of the claimant in any such action, the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0305

“Political subdivision” defined. As used in NRS 41.0305 to 41.039, inclusive, the term “political subdivision” includes an organization that was officially designated as a community action agency pursuant to 42 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0307

“Employee,” “employment,” “immune contractor,” “public officer” and “officer” defined. As used in NRS 41.0305 to 41.039, inclusive:

1. “Employee” includes an employee of a:

(a) Part-time or full-time ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0308

Volunteer crossing guard for county school district deemed employee of political subdivision of State if he has completed approved training. For the purposes of NRS 41.0305 to 41.039, inclusive, a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0309

Employee of or volunteer for public fire-fighting agency deemed employee of State or political subdivision of State. For the purposes of NRS 41.0305 to 41.039, inclusive, an employee of or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.031

Waiver applies to State and its political subdivisions; naming State as defendant; service of process; State does not waive immunity conferred by Eleventh Amendment.

1. The State of Nevada ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.032

Acts or omissions of officers, employees and immune contractors. Except as provided in NRS 278.0233 no action may be brought under NRS 41.031 or against an immune contractor or an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0321

Actions concerning incorrect date generated by computer or information system; contracts must contain immunity provision. [Effective through December 30, 2005.]

1. No cause of action, including, without limitation, any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0322

Actions by persons in custody of Department of Corrections to recover compensation for loss or injury.

1. A person who is or was in the custody of the Department ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0325

Negligence or willful misconduct of minor driver in legal custody of State. No action may be commenced pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 483.300 against the State or an officer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0327

Injuries arising from acts incident to certain solicitations of charitable contributions. No action may be brought under NRS 41.031 or against an officer or employee of the State or any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.033

Failure to inspect or discover hazards, deficiencies or other matters; inspection does not create warranty or assurance concerning hazards, deficiencies or other matters.

1. No action may be brought ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0331

Construction of fence or other safeguard around dangerous condition at abandoned mine. A person, the State of Nevada, any political subdivision of the State, any agency of the State or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0332

Acts or omissions of volunteer school crossing guards. County school districts and local law enforcement agencies are not liable for the negligent acts or omissions of a person who volunteers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0333

Acts or omissions of members or employees of Nevada National Guard. No action may be brought under NRS 41.031 or against the State of Nevada or the Nevada National Guard ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0334

Persons engaged in certain criminal acts in or on public buildings or vehicles; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, no action may be brought under NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0335

Actions against certain officers and employees of political subdivisions for acts or omissions of other persons.

1. No action may be brought against:

(a) A sheriff or county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0336

Acts or omissions of firemen or law enforcement officers. A fire department or law enforcement agency is not liable for the negligent acts or omissions of its firemen or officers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.03365

Actions concerning equipment or personal property donated in good faith to volunteer fire department. No action may be brought under NRS 41.031 or against an immune contractor or an officer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0337

State or political subdivision to be named party defendant. No tort action arising out of an act or omission within the scope of his public duties or employment may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0338

“Official attorney” defined. As used in NRS 41.0338 to 41.0347, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “official attorney” means:

1. The Attorney General, in an action which involves a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0339

Circumstances under which official attorney to provide defense. The official attorney shall provide for the defense, including the defense of cross-claims and counterclaims, of any present or former officer or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0341

Time for filing responsive pleading. If the complaint is filed in a court of this state:

1. The officer, employee, board or commission member or Legislator; and

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.03415

Determination by official attorney whether or not to tender defense.

1. The official attorney shall determine as promptly as possible whether or not to tender the defense of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0342

Arrangements and circumstances of defense not admissible in evidence. No fact pertaining to the arrangements or circumstances by which the State or political subdivision or any attorney thereof defends any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0343

Waiver of attorney-client privilege may not be required. The State or appropriate political subdivision may not require a waiver of the attorney-client privilege as a condition of tendering the defense ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.03435

Employment of special counsel by Attorney General. The Attorney General may employ special counsel whose compensation must be fixed by the Attorney General, subject to the approval of the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0344

Employment of special counsel by chief legal officer or attorney of political subdivision. The chief legal officer or attorney of a political subdivision may employ special counsel whose compensation must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0345

Defense may be tendered to insurer authorized to defend action. The official attorney may provide for the defense of any person who is entitled to a defense from the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.03455

Defendant may employ own counsel. At any time after a written request for defense is submitted to the official attorney, the person requesting the defense may employ his own counsel ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0346

Withdrawal of official attorney as attorney of record.

1. At any time after the official attorney has appeared in any civil action and commenced to defend any person sued ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0347

Liability of State or political subdivision for failure to provide defense. If the official attorney does not provide for the defense of a present or former officer, employee, immune contractor, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.03475

No judgment against State or political subdivision permitted for acts outside scope of public duties or employment; exception. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 41.745, no judgment may be entered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0348

Special verdict required. In every action or proceeding in any court of this state in which both the State or political subdivision and any present or former officer, employee, immune ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0349

Indemnification of present or former public officer, employee, immune contractor or Legislator. In any civil action brought against any present or former officer, employee, immune contractor, member of a board ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.035

Limitation on award for damages in tort actions.

1. An award for damages in an action sounding in tort brought under NRS 41.031 or against a present or former ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.036

Filing tort claim against State with Attorney General; filing tort claim against political subdivision with governing body; review and investigation by Attorney General of tort claim against State; regulations by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.037

Administrative settlement of claims or actions.

1. Upon receiving a report of findings pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 41.036, the State Board of Examiners may approve, settle or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0375

Agreement to settle: Prohibited contents; required contents; constitutes public record; void under certain circumstances.

1. Any agreement to settle a claim or action brought under NRS 41.031 or against ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.038

Insurance of officers, employees and immune contractors of State or local government against liability.

1. The State and any local government may:

(a) Insure itself against any liability ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.0385

Claims made against state agencies and local governments for tortious conduct: Annual filing of summary of claims with Secretary of State or clerk of local government; summaries of claims are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.039

Filing of valid claim against political subdivision condition precedent to commencement of action against immune contractor, employee or officer. An action which is based on the conduct of any immune ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.040

Appointment and bond of elisor. Process and orders in an action or proceeding may be executed in any county by a person designated by the court or the judge thereof ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.050

Execution of process by elisor. When process is delivered to an elisor, he shall execute it in the same manner as the sheriff is required to execute similar process in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.060

Arrest and confinement of sheriff in a civil action. If the sheriff, on being arrested by an elisor, or if another, on being arrested in an action in which the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.070

Powers, duties and fees of elisors. An elisor appointed to execute process and orders in the cases mentioned in NRS 41.040 shall be invested with the powers, duties and responsibilities ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.075

Limitations on liability. No cause of action may be brought against the Committee on Local Government Finance created pursuant to NRS 354.105, or any of its members, which is based ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.085

Heirs and personal representatives may maintain action.

1. As used in this section, “heir” means a person who, under the laws of this state, would be entitled to succeed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.095

Presumption that person using deadly force against intruder in his residence has reasonable fear of death or bodily injury; “residence” defined.

1. For the purposes of NRS 41.085 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.100

Cause of action not lost by reason of death; damages; recovery for loss arising out of unfair practice regarding policy of life insurance; subrogation.

1. Except as otherwise provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.130

Liability for personal injury. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 41.745, whenever any person shall suffer personal injury by wrongful act, neglect or default of another, the person causing the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.1305

Limitation on liability of person who serves or sells alcoholic beverages for injury inflicted by intoxicated person.

1. No person who serves or sells alcoholic beverages is liable in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.131

Limitation on basis of liability of manufacturers and distributors of firearms and ammunition.

1. No person has a cause of action against the manufacturer or distributor of any firearm ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.1315

Limitation on liability of property owner for injury or damage on sidewalk in public right-of-way. No person who owns property is liable in a civil action for any injury or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.133

Conviction of crime is conclusive evidence of facts necessary to impose civil liability for related injury. If an offender has been convicted of the crime which resulted in the injury ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.134

Action for damages for injuries resulting from acts of domestic violence; award of costs and attorney’s fees to injured person. A person who has suffered injury as the proximate result ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.1345

Action for damages for injuries resulting from unlawful use of personal identifying information; award of costs and attorney’s fees to injured person; punitive damages; limitation on time for commencement of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.135

Liability of victims of certain crimes limited for injuries to offender. A person who is convicted of committing or attempting to commit:

1. A felony;

2. An act ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.139

Actions by peace officers, firemen and emergency medical attendants: Conditions; limitations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a peace officer, fireman or emergency medical attendant may bring ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.1393

Discharge of duty to warn trespasser against dangerous condition. In any case where there is a duty to warn a trespasser against a dangerous condition of the premises, that duty ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.1395

Action for damages for injury or loss suffered by older or vulnerable person from abuse, neglect or exploitation; double damages; attorney’s fees and costs.

1. Except as otherwise provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.1397

Liability of owner or operator of house of prostitution for employment of prostitute tested positive for exposure to human immunodeficiency virus. An owner of a house of prostitution, the person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.1398

Action for damages for unlawful disclosure of certain confidential information relating to victim of sexual assault. A person who has suffered injury as the proximate result of a violation of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.141

When comparative negligence not bar to recovery; jury instructions; liability of multiple defendants.

1. In any action to recover damages for death or injury to persons or for injury ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.191

Declaration of domicile in Nevada.

1. Any person who has established his domicile in this state may manifest and evidence his domicile by filing in the office of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.193

Declaration of domicile in other state.

1. A person who:

(a) Is or was domiciled in a state other than Nevada and who:

(1) Has a residence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.195

Signing and recording of declaration; fee. The sworn statement permitted by NRS 41.191 and 41.193 must be signed under oath before a person authorized to administer oaths. The clerk of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.197

Other methods of proving domicile not repealed or abrogated. Nothing contained in NRS 41.191 to 41.197, inclusive, repeals or abrogates any existing method of proving domicile. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.200

Compromise by parent or guardian of claim by minor against third person; requirements of court petition; establishment of blocked financial investment for proceeds of compromise; no fees to be charged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.209

Applicability. After the time to bring an action under chapter 126 of NRS has elapsed and if the action is not for the purpose of establishing the responsibility of any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.210

District courts empowered to establish date and place of birth and parentage. The district courts are hereby authorized to establish the date of birth, place of birth and parentage of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.220

Procedure; examination of records by State Registrar of Vital Statistics.

1. Every person desiring to have the date of his birth, the place of his birth or his parentage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.230

Hearing. Upon the hearing of the petition the court may require information appearing to be pertinent to the particular case at hand, and the court may require the presence of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.240

Court order establishing facts as presented to court. After the court deems the evidence presented upon the hearing of the petition sufficient to grant the prayer of the petitioner, it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.250

Recording of decree. Any decree rendered under the provisions of NRS 41.209 to 41.260, inclusive, must be recorded with the State Health Officer and in the office of the county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.260

No fees to be charged by clerk. There shall be no fee charged or collected by any county clerk for any proceeding under the provisions of NRS 41.209 to 41.260, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.270

Verified petition. Any person desiring to have his name changed may file a verified petition with the clerk of the district court of the district in which he resides. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.280

When publication of notice is required.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, upon the filing of the petition, the applicant shall make out and procure a notice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.290

Order of court; hearing on objections; disposition and rescission of order.

1. If, within 10 days after the last publication of the notice no written objection is filed with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.300

Insane persons; presumption of legal capacity on discharge. After a person’s insanity has been judicially determined, such person can make no conveyance or other contract, or delegate any power or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.310

Adjudication of sanity. The district courts of the several counties shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine the question as to whether or not a person, previously adjudicated to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.320

Petition seeking restoration of status as sane; notice. Any person, on behalf of an alleged insane person, may file a petition in the district court seeking an order restoring the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.325

Notice of adjudication of sanity to be given to Administrative Officer and Medical Director of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services. After any proceeding in which a person, previously adjudicated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.330

Conduct of proceedings by county officers; no fees to be charged. All proceedings under NRS 41.300 to 41.330, inclusive, shall be conducted by the appropriate county officials, including the district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.331

Definitions. As used in NRS 41.331 to 41.338, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 41.332 to 41.335, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.332

“Actual malice” defined. “Actual malice” is that state of mind arising from hatred or ill will toward the plaintiff and does not include that state of mind occasioned by a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.333

“Exemplary damages” defined. “Exemplary damages” are damages which may, in the discretion of the court or jury, be recovered in addition to general and special damages for the sake of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.334

“General damages” defined. “General damages” are damages for loss of reputation, shame, mortification and hurt feelings. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.335

“Special damages” defined. “Special damages” are only those damages which a plaintiff alleges and proves that he has suffered in respect to his property, business, trade, profession or occupation, including ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.336

Special damages; notice and demand for correction.

1. In any action for damages for the publication of a libel in a newspaper, or of a slander by radio or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.337

General, special and exemplary damages. If a correction is demanded as provided in NRS 41.336 and is not published or broadcast within 20 days in substantially as conspicuous a manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.338

Correction before demand. A correction published or broadcast in substantially as conspicuous a manner by the newspaper or broadcaster as the statements claimed to be libelous or slanderous, prior to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.340

Liability of owners or operators of broadcasting stations for defamation published by another; exercise of due care. The owner, licensee or operator of a visual or sound radio broadcasting station ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.350

Liability of owner or operator originating broadcast. If any defamatory statement or matter is published or uttered in or as a part of a broadcast over the facilities of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.360

Liability when broadcast cannot be censored. In no event, however, shall any owner, licensee or operator of such station or network of stations, or the agents or employees thereof, be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.365

Action for damages.

1. Subject to the provisions of subsection 2, a person who has suffered injury as the proximate result of perjury or subornation of perjury committed by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.370

Public policy against causes of action for breach of promise, alienation of affections and criminal conversation. The remedies provided by law for the enforcement of actions based upon alleged alienation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.380

Causes of action abolished. All civil causes of action for breach of promise to marry, alienation of affections, and criminal conversation, are hereby abolished; but this section does not abolish ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.390

Time for commencing accrued causes of action for criminal conversation.

1. All causes of action for criminal conversation which have accrued before July 1, 1979, must be commenced within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.400

Act or contract gives no right of action. No act done within this state operates to give rise, either within or without this state, to any of the rights of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.410

Unlawful to file actions after July 1, 1979. After July 1, 1979, it is unlawful for any person, either as litigant or attorney, to file, cause to be filed, threaten ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.420

Penalty. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of NRS 41.370 to 41.420, inclusive, upon conviction, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.430

Conditions for jurisdiction of State of Nevada.

1. Pursuant to the provisions of section 7, chapter 505, Public Law 280 of the 83d Congress, approved August 15, 1953, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.440

Imposition of liability. Any liability imposed upon a wife, husband, son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister or other immediate member of a family arising out of his or her driving ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.450

Operator to be made party defendant; recourse on recovery of judgment. In any action against an owner on account of imputed negligence as imposed by NRS 41.440, the operator of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.460

When debtor in possession or long-term lessee deemed owner of motor vehicle.

1. For the purpose of imposing liability pursuant to NRS 41.440 and for no other purpose, where ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.470

Imposition of liability for minor’s willful misconduct.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 424.085, any act of willful misconduct of a minor which results in any injury or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.472

Imposition of liability for minor’s negligence or willful misconduct regarding firearm.

1. If a parent, guardian or other person legally responsible for a minor under the age of 18 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.480

Imposition of liability; conditions and limitations on actions based on acts and omissions of officers or directors.

1. A nonprofit corporation, association or organization formed under the laws of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.485

Conditions and limitations on actions: Acts and omissions of volunteers of charitable organizations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a volunteer of a charitable organization is immune ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.491

Limitations on liability.

1. No civil action for an injury or illness which results from the consumption or use of wholesome food or a grocery product that is fit ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.500

General rule; volunteers; members of search and rescue organization; persons rendering cardiopulmonary resuscitation or using defibrillator; presumptions relating to emergency care rendered on public school grounds or in connection with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.503

Hospital care or assistance necessitated by traumatic injury; presumption regarding follow-up care.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 and NRS 41.505:

(a) A hospital which has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.505

Physicians, dentists, nurses and emergency medical attendants; licensed medical facilities in which certain emergency obstetrical care is rendered.

1. Any physician or registered nurse who in good faith gives ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.507

Volunteer emergency medical dispatchers and volunteer medical directors of agencies which employ emergency medical dispatchers.

1. In a county whose population is less than 100,000, a volunteer emergency medical ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.508

Civil action brought by public agency; award of costs and attorney’s fees.

1. A public agency may commence an action in the name of the agency to recover the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.510

Limitation of liability; exceptions for malicious acts if consideration is given or other duty exists.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, an owner of any estate or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.520

Contents and verification of complaint; motion to require plaintiff to furnish security; order; recourse of corporation or association to security.

1. As used in this section “corporation” includes an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.540

Action may be brought against person causing pollution, impairment or destruction of air, water or other natural resources.

1. Any person who is a resident of this state may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.550

Security for and apportionment of costs. The court may order the petitioner to post a surety bond or cash in an amount not to exceed $500 to pay any cost ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.560

Relief which may be granted. The court may grant temporary or permanent equitable relief, or may enter such order as may be necessary to enforce compliance with any statute, regulation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.570

Provisions supplementary to existing administrative or regulatory provisions. The provisions of NRS 41.540 to 41.570, inclusive, shall be supplementary to existing administrative and regulatory procedures provided by law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.580

Action by owner of property; treble damages. If property has been taken from its owner by larceny, robbery, burglary, embezzlement, theft or any other offense that is a crime against ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.590

Lender not liable for defects in property acquired with borrowed money. A lender who makes a loan of money, the proceeds of which are used or may be used by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.600

Actions by victims of fraud.

1. An action may be brought by any person who is a victim of consumer fraud.

2. As used in this section, “consumer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.610

Actions against seller or manufacturer of unapproved drug for misrepresentation of its therapeutic effect. The purchaser of a substance which has not been approved as a drug by the Food ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.620

Liability for issuance on nonexistent account or drawing on insufficient money; liability for use of invalid credit or debit card.

1. Any person who:

(a) Makes, utters, draws ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.630

Limitations of liability.

1. A sports official who officiates a sporting event at any level of competition in this state is not liable for any civil damages as a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.635

Definitions. As used in NRS 41.635 to 41.670, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 41.637 and 41.640 have the meanings ascribed to them ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.637

“Good faith communication in furtherance of the right to petition” defined. “Good faith communication in furtherance of the right to petition” means any:

1. Communication that is aimed at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.640

“Political subdivision” defined. “Political subdivision” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 41.0305. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.650

Limitation of liability. A person who engages in a good faith communication in furtherance of the right to petition is immune from civil liability for claims based upon the communication. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.660

Attorney General or chief legal officer of political subdivision may defend or provide support to person sued for engaging in right to petition; special counsel; filing special motion to dismiss; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.670

Award of reasonable costs and attorney’s fees upon grant of special motion to dismiss; person sued for engaging in right to petition may bring separate action for damages. If the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.690

Cause of action for damages resulting from criminal violation if perpetrator was motivated by certain characteristics of victim.

1. A person who has suffered injury as the proximate result ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.705

Definitions. As used in NRS 41.705 to 41.735, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 41.710 to 41.725, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.710

“Advertisement” defined. “Advertisement” means material that:

1. Advertises for commercial purposes the availability or the quality of real property, goods or services; or

2. Is otherwise designed or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.715 Electronic mail” defined. “Electronic mail” means a message, a file or other information that is transmitted through a local, regional or global network, regardless of whether the message, file or other information is:

1. Viewed;

2. Stored for retrieval at a later time;

3. Printed onto paper or other similar material; or

4. Filtered or screened by a computer program that is designed or intended to filter or screen items of electronic mail.


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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.720 Network” defined. “Network” means a network comprised of one or more computers that may be accessed by a modem, electronic or optical technology, or other similar means.


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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.725

“Recipient” defined. “Recipient” means a person who receives an item of electronic mail.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 41.735, if a person transmits or causes to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.745

Liability of employer for intentional conduct of employee; limitations.

1. An employer is not liable for harm or injury caused by the intentional conduct of an employee if the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 41.750

Limitations on liability of employer for damages arising from or relating to child care provided to children of employee. If an employer:

1. Pays money directly to an employee ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 42.001

Definitions; exceptions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires and except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 of NRS 42.005:

1. “Conscious disregard” means the knowledge ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 42.005

Exemplary and punitive damages: In general; limitations on amount of award; determination in subsequent proceeding.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 42.007, in an action for the breach ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 42.007

Exemplary and punitive damages: Limitation on liability by employer for wrongful act of his employee; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, in an action for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 42.010

Exemplary and punitive damages: Injury caused by operation of vehicle after consumption of alcohol or controlled substance.

1. In an action for the breach of an obligation, where the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 42.020

Actions for damages for medical malpractice: Reduction of damages by amount previously paid or reimbursed; payment of future economic damages. Repealed. (See initiative petition approved at 2004 General Election as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 42.021

Actions based on professional negligence of providers of health care: Introduction of certain evidence relating to collateral benefits; restrictions on source of collateral benefits; payment of future damages by periodic ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 42.030

Court approval of agreement to transfer structured settlement required.

1. An agreement to transfer the right to receive payments pursuant to a structured settlement to a transferee is valid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.010

Short title. This chapter shall be known as the Judicial Confirmation Law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.020

Legislative declaration. The Legislature of the State of Nevada determines, finds and declares in connection with this chapter:

1. An early judicial examination into and determination of the validity ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.030

Definitions. Except where the context otherwise requires, the definitions in NRS 43.040 to 43.090, inclusive, govern the construction of the Judicial Confirmation Law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.040

“Act” defined. “Act” means any action, proposed or taken, by a municipality in the exercise of any power. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.050

“Executive Officer” defined. “Executive Officer” means the de jure or de facto Governor of this state, mayor, chairman, president or other titular head or chief official of the municipality proceeding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.060

“Governing body” defined.

1. “Governing body” means:

(a) The state commission or state board responsible for the exercise of a power by the State or responsible for an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.070

“Instrument” defined. “Instrument” means any contract, deed, bond, other security, proceedings or other document of any kind, proposed, or executed or otherwise made, and pertaining to a municipality proceeding under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.080

“Municipality” defined. “Municipality” means the State of Nevada, or any corporation, instrumentality or other agency thereof, or any incorporated city, any unincorporated town, or any county, school district, conservancy district, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.090

“Project” defined. “Project” means any undertaking, proposed or taken, to which a power, instrument or act of a municipality proceeding under this chapter and before a court for judicial confirmation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.100

Petition for judicial examination and determination of validity of power, instrument, act or project: Facts; verification.

1. In its discretion the governing body may file or cause to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.110

Action in nature of proceeding in rem; jurisdiction of parties. The action shall be in the nature of a proceeding in rem, and jurisdiction of all parties interested may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.120

Notice of filing of petition: Contents; service by publication and posting.

1. Notice of the filing of the petition shall be given by the clerk of the court, under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.130

Owner of property or interested party may move to dismiss or answer; effect of failure to appear.

1. Any owner of property in the municipality or any other person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.140

Hearing; findings; judgment and decree; costs.

1. The petition and notice shall be sufficient to give the court jurisdiction, and upon hearing the court shall examine into and determine ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.150

Review of judgment: Time for application. Review of the judgment of the court may be had as in other similar cases, except that such review must be applied for within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.160

Applicability of Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure; early hearings.

1. Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure shall govern in matters of pleading and practice where not otherwise specified herein.

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 43.170

Effect of chapter.

1. This chapter, without reference to other statutes of this state, except as otherwise expressly provided in this chapter, shall constitute full authority for the exercise ...



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