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Nevada Revised Statutes - Wills and Estates of Deceased Persons

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.010

Construction of title. This title must be liberally construed so that a speedy settlement of estates is accomplished at the least expense to the parties. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.025

Definitions. As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 132.030 to 132.370, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.030

“Abatement” defined. “Abatement” means a proportional reduction of a pecuniary devise when the money or other assets out of which the devise is payable are not sufficient to pay the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.035

“Acknowledgment” defined. “Acknowledgment” means a declaration that an instrument has been executed for the purposes stated therein and, if the instrument was executed in a representative capacity, that the instrument ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.040

“Administrator” defined. “Administrator” means a person not designated in a will who is appointed by the court to administer an estate. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.045

“Agent” defined. “Agent” means a person authorized to represent or act for another person, including an attorney-in-fact under a durable or nondurable power of attorney and a person authorized to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.050

“Beneficiary” defined. “Beneficiary,” as it relates to:

1. A trust, includes a person who has a present or future interest, vested or contingent, and the owner of an interest ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.055

“Child” defined. “Child” includes a person entitled to take as a child by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved and excludes a person who is a stepchild, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.060

“Citation” defined. “Citation” means a document issued by the clerk of the court, as authorized by statute or ordered by the court, requiring a person to appear, directing a person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.065

“Claim” defined. “Claim,” in respect to the estate of a decedent, includes a liability of the decedent, whether arising in contract, in tort or otherwise, that arises before the death ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.070

“Codicil” defined. “Codicil” means an addition to a will that may modify or revoke one or more provisions of the will, or add one or more provisions to the will, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.075

“Community property” defined. “Community property” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 123.220. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.080

“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 132.085

“Descendant” defined. “Descendant” includes descendants of all generations. For the purposes of this section, the relationship of parent and child at each generation is determined by the definitions of “child” ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.090

“Designation of beneficiary” defined. “Designation of beneficiary” means a governing instrument naming a beneficiary of an insurance policy or annuity, of an account designated as payable on death, of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.095

“Devise” defined. “Devise,” used as a noun, means a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and, used as a verb, means to dispose of real or personal property by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.100

“Devisee” defined. “Devisee” means a person designated in a will to receive a devise. For the purposes of chapters 133, 134, 135 and 148 of NRS, in the case of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.105

“Disclaimant” defined. “Disclaimant” means a person who executes a disclaimer. The term includes a beneficiary and his guardian, personal representative, general attorney-in-fact, and special attorney-in-fact with power to disclaim. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.110

“Disclaimer” defined. “Disclaimer” means a written instrument that declines, refuses, renounces or disclaims an interest to which a beneficiary would otherwise succeed. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.115

“Distributee” defined. “Distributee” means a person who has received property of a decedent from his personal representative other than as a creditor or purchaser. A testamentary trustee is a distributee ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.117

“Electronic record” defined. “Electronic record” means a record created, generated or stored by electronic means. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.118

“Electronic signature” defined. “Electronic signature” means an electronic sound, symbol or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.119

“Electronic will” defined. “Electronic will” means a testamentary document that complies with the requirements of NRS 133.085. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.120

“Estate” defined. “Estate” includes the property of the decedent or trust whose affairs are subject to this title as it is originally constituted and as it exists from time to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.125

“Estate tax” defined. “Estate tax” means federal estate tax, including any interest and penalty thereon. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.130

“Executor” defined. “Executor” means a person nominated in a will and appointed by the court to execute the provisions of the will and administer the estate of the decedent. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.135

“Expenses of administration” defined. “Expenses of administration” means funeral expenses and expenses actually and properly incurred by a personal representative in the administration of an estate, plus the fees of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.140

“Family allowance” defined. “Family allowance” means the money allocated from the estate by the court pursuant to NRS 146.030. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.145

“Fiduciary” defined. “Fiduciary” includes a personal representative, guardian and trustee. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.150

“Gift” defined. “Gift” means a gratuitous transfer of property to a recipient for less than full market value. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.155

“Governing instrument” defined. “Governing instrument” means:

1. A deed, will, trust, insurance policy or annuity, designated as payable on death;

2. A security registered as transferable on death;

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.160

“Guardian” defined. “Guardian” means a person who has qualified as the guardian of a minor or incapacitated person pursuant to testamentary or judicial appointment, but does not include a guardian ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.165

“Heirs” defined. “Heirs” means persons, including the surviving spouse and the state, who are entitled by intestate succession to the property of a decedent. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.170

“Holographic will” defined. “Holographic will” means a testamentary document that complies with the requirements of NRS 133.090. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.175

“Incapacitated person” defined. “Incapacitated person” means a person who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, advanced age, disease, weakness of mind or any other cause except minority, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.180

“Interest” defined. “Interest” means:

1. The whole of any property, real or personal, legal or equitable, present or future, or any part thereof, or any other estate therein;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.185

“Interested person” defined. “Interested person” includes an heir, devisee, child, spouse, creditor, beneficiary and any other person having a property right in or claim against a trust estate or the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.190

“Intestate” defined. “Intestate,” used as a noun, means a decedent who dies without leaving a will. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.195

“Intestate estate” defined. “Intestate estate” includes an estate where no will has been offered or admitted to probate as the last will and testament and an estate where the will ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.200

“Inventory” defined. “Inventory” means the description of assets required by NRS 144.040. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.205

“Issue” defined. “Issue” means children, grandchildren or more remote lineal descendants. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.210

“Joint tenants with right of survivorship” defined. “Joint tenants with right of survivorship” includes co-owners of property held under circumstances that entitle one or more to the whole of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.215

“Lease” defined. “Lease” includes an oil, gas or other mineral lease. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.220

“Letters” defined. “Letters” includes letters testamentary, letters of administration, letters of administration with will annexed and letters of special administration. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.225

“Lien” defined. “Lien” means a charge upon property for the satisfaction of a debt, including an obligation not satisfied, a judgment, unpaid taxes and an unpaid obligation for materials or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.230

“Minor” defined. “Minor” means a person who is under 18 years of age. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.235

“Mortgage” defined. “Mortgage” means a conveyance, agreement or arrangement in which property is encumbered or used as security. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.240

“Notice” defined. “Notice” means information provided pursuant to NRS 155.010 or 155.020 or any other statute requiring advance information of an opportunity, obligation or the occurrence of an event. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.245

“Oath” defined. “Oath” means a form of attestation which affirms that the taker will faithfully perform the duties of a specified office. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.250

“Order” defined. “Order” includes a declaration, decree or judgment by a court and is a final judgment for all purposes, including an appeal under NRS 155.190. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.255

“Parent” defined. “Parent” includes any person entitled to take, or who would be entitled to take if the child died without a will, as a parent by intestate succession from ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.260

“Person” defined. “Person” includes a natural person, organization, government or a governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.265

“Personal representative” defined. “Personal representative” includes an executor, an administrator, a successor personal representative, a special administrator and persons who perform substantially the same function under the law governing their ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.270

“Petition” defined. “Petition” means a verified written request to the court for an order. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.275

“Probate” defined. “Probate,” used as a noun, means a legal proceeding in which the court has jurisdiction to administer, pay out and distribute the assets of a decedent to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.280

“Probate homestead” defined. “Probate homestead” means a homestead that can be set apart by the court pursuant to NRS 146.020. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.285

“Property” defined. “Property” means anything that may be the subject of ownership, and includes both real and personal property and any interest therein. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.287

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.290

“Right of representation” defined. “Right of representation” means the method of distributing property by which, through inheritance or succession, the descendants of a deceased heir take the same share or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.295

“Security” defined. “Security” includes any note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in an oil, gas or mining title or lease or in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.300

“Separate property” defined. “Separate property” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 123.130. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.305

“Settlement” defined. “Settlement,” in reference to the estate of a decedent, includes administration, distribution and closing. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.310

“Settlor” defined. “Settlor” means the person who creates a trust, however described in the trust instrument. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.315

“Special administrator” defined. “Special administrator” means a personal representative appointed pursuant to chapter 140 of NRS. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.320

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

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.325

“Successor personal representative” defined. “Successor personal representative” means a personal representative, other than a special administrator, who is appointed to succeed a previously appointed personal representative. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.330

“Successors” defined. “Successors” means persons, other than creditors, who are entitled to property of a decedent under the terms of his will or pursuant to this title. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.335

“Tax” defined. “Tax” includes an income, property, excise, estate, gift or inheritance tax. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.340

“Testate estate” defined. “Testate estate” means an estate with respect to which a will has been offered and admitted to probate. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.345

“Testator” defined. “Testator” means a person who makes a will. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.350

“Trust” defined. “Trust” means an interest in property held by one person for the benefit of another, established by an instrument executed during the life of the settlor or by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.355

“Trustee” defined. “Trustee” includes an original, additional or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by a court. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.360

“Verification” defined. “Verification” means a declaration that a statement is true, made under oath or affirmation under penalty of perjury for false statement. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.365

“Ward” and “minor ward” defined. “Ward” means a person for whom a guardian has been appointed. A “minor ward” is one for whom a guardian has been appointed solely by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.370

“Will” defined. “Will” means a formal document that provides for the distribution of the property of a decedent upon his death. The term includes a codicil and a testamentary instrument ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 132.380

Terms: “Writing” or “written.” As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, when the term “writing” or “written” is used in reference to a will, the term includes ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.020

Sound mind; age. Every person of sound mind, over the age of 18 years, may, by last will, dispose of all his or her estate, real and personal, the same ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.040

Valid wills: Requirements of writing, subscription, witnesses and attestation. No will executed in this state, except such electronic wills or holographic wills as are mentioned in this chapter, is valid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.045

Disposition of certain tangible personal property by reference to list or statement; requirements.

1. Whether or not the provisions relating to electronic wills and holographic wills apply, a will ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.050

Attesting witnesses may sign self-proving declarations or affidavits to be attached to will.

1. Any attesting witness to a will may sign a declaration under penalty of perjury or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.055

Signature affixed to self-proving affidavit or declaration that is attached to will considered signature affixed to will. A signature affixed to a self-proving affidavit or a self-proving declaration that is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.060

Devise to subscribing witness. All devises in a will to a subscribing witness are void unless there are two other competent subscribing witnesses to the will. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.070

Creditors as witnesses. A mere charge on the estate of the testator for the payment of debts shall not prevent his creditors from being competent witnesses to his will. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.080

Foreign execution.

1. If in writing and subscribed by the testator, a last will and testament executed outside this state in the manner prescribed by the law, either of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.085

Electronic will.

1. An electronic will is a will of a testator that:

(a) Is written, created and stored in an electronic record;

(b) Contains the date ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.090

Holographic will.

1. A holographic will is a will in which the signature, date and material provisions are written by the hand of the testator, whether or not it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.100

Nuncupative or oral will invalid. A nuncupative or oral will is not valid. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.105

Transfer of security issued in registered form or beneficiary form effective without compliance with formal requirements of chapter.

1. A security issued in registered form which contains the words ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.110

Revocation by marriage; effect upon rights of surviving spouse. If a person marries after making a will and the spouse survives the maker, the will is revoked as to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.115

Revocation of provisions in favor of former spouse on divorce or annulment; exceptions. Divorce or annulment of the marriage of the testator revokes every devise, beneficial interest or designation to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.120

Other means of revocation.

1. A written will may only be revoked by:

(a) Burning, tearing, cancelling or obliterating the will, with the intention of revoking it, by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.130

Effect of revocation of subsequent will. If, after the making of any will, the testator executes a second will, the destruction, cancellation or revocation of the second will does not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.140

Agreements of testator. A bond, covenant or agreement made by a testator to convey any property devised in any will previously made is not a revocation of the previous devise, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.150

Charges or encumbrances upon estate. A charge or encumbrance upon any estate, for the purpose of securing the payment of money, or the performance of any covenant or agreement, is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.155

Specific devise passes subject to mortgage or lien existing on date of death. A specific devise passes subject to any mortgage or lien existing on the date of death, without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.160

Rights of child born after making of will by parent of child. When a child is born after the making of a will by a parent of that child and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.170

Omission of child or grandchild presumed intentional; rights of child or grandchild if omission found unintentional. When the child of a testator or the issue of a deceased child of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.180

Sources of unmentioned child’s share. When any share of the estate of a testator is assigned to a child born after the making of a will, or to a child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.190

Effect of advancements. If the child or children, or their descendants, so unprovided for, have had an equal proportion of the testator’s estate bestowed upon them in the testator’s lifetime, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.200

Death of devisee. When any estate is devised to any child or other relation of the testator, and the devisee dies before the testator, leaving lineal descendants, those descendants, in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.210

Devise of real property. Every devise of real property in any will conveys all the estate of the testator therein which could lawfully be devised, unless it clearly appears by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 133.220

Interests acquired after execution of will. Any estate, right or interest in real property acquired by the testator after the making of a will passes thereby in like manner as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.005

Applicability of chapter as between spouses with premarital agreement. The provisions of this chapter do not apply to the extent that they are inconsistent with the provisions of a premarital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.010

Vesting upon death of spouse; applicability of chapter only to separate property. If a decedent leaves a surviving spouse:

1. Community property with right of survivorship vests in accordance ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.030

Descent and distribution. If a decedent dies intestate and has title to any estate which is the separate property of the decedent and which is not otherwise limited by contract, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.040

Surviving spouse and issue.

1. If the decedent leaves a surviving spouse and only one child, or the lawful issue of one child, the estate goes one-half to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.050

Surviving spouse and no issue; no surviving spouse or issue but parent.

1. If the decedent leaves no issue, the estate goes one-half to the surviving spouse, one-fourth to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.060

No issue, surviving spouse or parent but sibling. If there is no issue, surviving spouse, or father or mother, then the estate goes in equal shares to the brothers and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.070

No issue, surviving spouse or immediate family. If the decedent leaves no issue, surviving spouse, or father or mother, and no brother or sister living at the time of death, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.080

Unmarried minor decedent without issue or sibling but issue of sibling. At the death of a child who is under age, who is without issue and who has not been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.085

Unmarried minor decedent without issue but sibling or issue of sibling. If any person dies leaving several children, or leaving a child and issue of one or more children, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.090

No surviving spouse but issue. If the decedent leaves no surviving spouse, but there is a child or children, the estate, if there is only one child, all goes to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.100

No surviving spouse but issue and children of issue. If the decedent leaves no surviving spouse, but there is a child or children and the lawful issue of a child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.110

No surviving spouse or issue but children of issue. If the decedent leaves no surviving spouse, or child or children, but there is the lawful issue of a child or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.120

Escheat. If the decedent leaves no surviving spouse or kindred, the estate escheats to the State for educational purposes. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.150

Degree of kindred. The degrees of kindred shall be computed according to the rules of the civil law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.160

Kindred of half blood. Kindred of the half blood inherit equally with those of the whole blood in the same degree, unless the inheritance comes to the decedent by descent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.190

Adopted child. An adopted child and his adoptive parents or their relatives shall inherit as provided in NRS 127.160. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 134.210

Vesting of estate if both spouses die intestate. Whenever one spouse dies intestate, leaving heirs, if the other spouse dies intestate after the first spouse, without heirs, leaving property, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.010

Short title. This chapter may be cited as the Uniform Simultaneous Death Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.020

Insufficient evidence of survivorship. Where the title to property or the devolution thereof depends upon priority of death and there is insufficient evidence that the persons died otherwise than simultaneously, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.030

Beneficiaries of another person’s disposition of property. Where two or more beneficiaries are designated to take successively by reason of survivorship under another person’s disposition of property and there is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.040

Joint tenants or spouses holding title to community property with right of survivorship. Where there is insufficient evidence that two joint tenants or spouses holding title to community property with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.050

Insurance policies. Where the insured and the beneficiary in a policy of life or accident insurance have died and there is insufficient evidence that they died otherwise than simultaneously, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.060

Community property. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 135.050 or in a premarital agreement between spouses which is enforceable pursuant to chapter 123A of NRS, where both spouses have died, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.080

Chapter does not apply if decedent provides otherwise. This chapter does not apply in the case of wills, living trusts, deeds, or contracts in which provision has been made for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 135.090

Uniformity of interpretation. This chapter shall be so construed and interpreted as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law in those states which enact it. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.010

Resident decedent; nonresident decedent.

1. Wills may be proved and letters granted in the county where the decedent was a resident at the time of death, whether death occurred ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.020

Disqualified judge. A district judge shall not admit any will to probate, or grant letters in any case where the judge is:

1. Interested as next of kin to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.030

Disqualified judge required to transfer proceedings to qualified judge; duties, powers and jurisdiction of qualified judge.

1. If a district judge, who would otherwise be authorized to act, is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.040

Transfer of proceedings back to original court. If, before the administration of any estate transferred as provided in NRS 136.030 is closed, another person becomes judge of the court in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.050

Delivery of will after death; liability for nondelivery.

1. Any person having possession of a will shall, within 30 days after knowledge of the death of the person who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.060

Order to produce will; penalty for failure to comply with order.

1. If it is alleged in any petition that the will of a decedent is in the possession ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.070

Persons qualified to petition for probate.

1. A personal representative or devisee named in a will, or any other interested person, may, at any time after the death of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.090

Petition for probate: Requirements; effect of defect.

1. A petition for the probate of a will and issuance of letters must state:

(a) The jurisdictional facts;

(b) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.100

Petition for probate: Clerk to set for hearing; notice of hearing.

1. A petition for the probate of a will and for the issuance of letters must be signed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.120

Service of petition when petition presented by person other than named personal representative or by fewer than all named personal representatives. If a petition for probate is presented by any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.130

Attesting witnesses to will subpoenaed; unnecessary where self-proving affidavits.

1. The clerk shall issue subpoenas to the subscribing witnesses to a will if they reside in the county.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.140

Proof of notice; witnesses to testify orally.

1. At the time appointed, or at any other time to which the hearing may be continued, upon proof being made by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.150

Evidence of subscribing witnesses: Affidavits ex parte.

1. If no person appears to contest the probate of a will, the court may admit it to probate on the testimony ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.160

Proof of will by affidavits of attesting witnesses.

1. Any or all of the attesting witnesses to any will may, after the death of the testator and at the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.170

Proof of will when subscribing witnesses are unavailable.

1. If it appears to the court that a will cannot be proven as otherwise provided by law because one or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.180

Proof of will by copy.

1. If the will of a person is detained beyond the jurisdiction of the State, in a court of any other state, country or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.185

Proof of electronic will. An electronic will may be proved by authentication satisfactory to the court. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.190

Proof of holographic will. A holographic will may be proved by authentication satisfactory to the court. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.200

Appointment of attorney to represent minors, unborn members of interested class or nonresidents; retention of other counsel.

1. If a will is offered for probate and it appears there ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.210

Translation and recording of will in foreign language. If the will is in a foreign language the court shall certify to a correct translation thereof into English and the certified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.220

Admissibility of certified copy of will and order admitting will to probate. A copy of the will and order admitting it to probate, certified by the clerk in whose custody ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.230

Jurisdiction of court to take proof of execution and validity of lost or destroyed will. If a will is lost by accident or destroyed by fraud without the knowledge of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.240

Petition for probate; same requirements of proof as other wills; testimony of witnesses; order.

1. The petition for the probate of a lost or destroyed will must include a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.250

Restraint of administration pending petition. If, before or during the pendency of an application to prove a lost or destroyed will, letters of administration have been granted upon the estate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 136.260

Probate of foreign wills: Procedure.

1. A will duly proved, allowed and admitted to probate outside of this state may be admitted to probate and recorded in the proper ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.010

Proceedings preliminary to trial.

1. The Attorney General or any interested person, including a devisee under a former will, may contest the will by filing written grounds of opposition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.020

Trial of contest: Jury; costs.

1. In the contest, the contestant is plaintiff and the petitioner is defendant. The written grounds of opposition constitute a pleading and are subject ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.030

Admissibility of testimony concerning declarations of testator. In the contest, the testimony as to the declaration of a testator is admissible if contemporaneous with the execution of the will insofar ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.040

Evidence of execution. If the will is contested, all the subscribing witnesses who are present in the county and who are of sound mind must be produced and examined, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.050

Verdict and judgment. The jury must return a special verdict upon the issues submitted to them by the court; and upon the verdict, or upon the proof taken if a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.060

Order admitting will to probate. If the court is satisfied upon the proof taken when heard by the court, or by the verdict of a jury if a jury is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.070

Perpetuation of testimony. The testimony of each subscribing witness who has testified must be reduced to writing, signed in the form of an affidavit or deposition and filed with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.080

Persons qualified to contest will; filing of petition. After a will has been admitted to probate, any interested person other than a party to a contest before probate or a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.090

Issuance of citation. Upon filing the petition, and within the time allowed for filing the petition, a citation must be issued, directed to the personal representative and to all the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.100

Service of citation; trial; revocation of letters. The citation must be served and proceedings had thereunder as in the case of a contest before probate. If the jury finds or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.110

Costs. If the probate is not revoked, the costs of trial must be paid by the contestant. If the probate is revoked, the costs must be paid by the party ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.120

Period of limitation. If no person contests the validity of a will or of the probate thereof, within the time specified in NRS 137.080, the probate of the will is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.130

Probate of other will. Failure to contest a will does not preclude the subsequent probate of a will executed later in point of time than the one previously admitted to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 137.140

Appeal from final order. An appeal from a final order determining the contest of a will is governed by the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure, and the notice of appeal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.010

Powers of personal representative before issuance of letters.

1. If a will has been admitted to probate, the court shall direct letters thereon to issue to the personal representative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.020

Qualifications of executor; letters with will annexed.

1. No person is qualified to serve as an executor who, at the time the will is probated:

(a) Is under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.040

Executor not specifically named may be appointed. If it appears by the terms of a will that it was the intention of the testator to commit the execution of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.045

Appointment of substitute executors and coexecutors.

1. A person who is named as executor under a will, either alone or with another or others, who is otherwise qualified to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.050

Successor to corporate executor. If the executor named in the will is a corporation or national banking association that has sold its business and assets to, or has consolidated or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.060

Objections to appointment.

1. An interested person may file objections in writing to the granting of letters testamentary to the person or persons named as executors, or any of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.070

Executor of deceased executor; account of deceased personal representative.

1. No executor of the will of a deceased executor, as such, is authorized to administer the estate of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.080

Failure to appoint all named executors. If all the persons named as executors are not appointed by the court, those appointed have the same authority to perform every act and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 138.090

Administrators with will annexed: Order of appointment.

1. Administrators with the will annexed have the same authority as the executor named in the will would have had if the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.010

Qualifications. No person is entitled to letters of administration who:

1. Is under the age of majority;

2. Has been convicted of a felony relating to the position ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.030

Surviving partner. The surviving partner of a decedent must not be appointed administrator of the estate if any interested person objects to the appointment. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.040

Order of priority for right to appointment; priority of nominee.

1. Administration of the intestate estate of a decedent must be granted to one or more of the persons ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.050

Nomination. Administration may be granted upon petition to one or more qualified persons, although not otherwise entitled to serve, at the written request of the person entitled, filed in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.060

Relatives of whole blood preferred to those of half blood. When there shall be several persons claiming and equally entitled to the administration, relatives of the whole blood are preferred ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.070

Discretion of the court. When there are several persons equally entitled to the administration, the court may, in its discretion, grant letters to one or more of them. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.080

Failure to claim letters. Letters of administration may be granted to any petitioner, even if it appears that there are other persons having priority for appointment, if the latter fail ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.090

Contents of petition; effect of defect.

1. A petition for letters of administration must be in writing, signed by the petitioner or the attorney for the petitioner and filed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.100

Clerk to set petition for hearing; notice of hearing. The clerk shall set the petition for hearing, and notice must be given to the heirs of the decedent and to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.110

Right of contest: Filing of counterpetition; notice and hearing. An interested person may contest the petition by filing a written opposition on the ground that the petitioner is not qualified ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.120

Facts to be proved. Before letters are granted, the fact of death and that the decedent died intestate, and that notice has been given as required in this chapter, must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.130

Entry in minutes or written order conclusive evidence of notice. An entry in the minutes or in the written order appointing the administrator that proof was made and that notice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.140

Right of person with priority to petition for revocation and reissuance of letters. When letters of administration have been granted to any person other than the surviving spouse or the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.150

Procedure.

1. If a petition for revocation is filed, notice must be given as in the case of an original petition, and the petitioner shall serve a citation on ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.160

Assertion of prior right. The surviving spouse, or nominee of the surviving spouse, when letters of administration have been granted to a child, parent, brother or sister of the decedent, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 139.170

Discretion of court. The court may refuse to grant letters of administration as provided in this chapter to any person or to the nominee of any person who had actual ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.010

Causes for appointment. The court shall appoint a special administrator to collect and take charge of the estate of the decedent, in whatever county or counties the estate may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.020

Notice and order of appointment; order not appealable.

1. The appointment of a special administrator may be made at chambers or in open court, and without notice or upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.030

Bond and oath. Before letters issue to a person as a special administrator, the person must:

1. Give bond in such sum as the court directs, with sureties to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.040

Powers, duties and immunity from liability for certain claims.

1. A special administrator shall:

(a) Collect and preserve for the executor or administrator when appointed all the goods, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.050

Payment of mortgage or lien; payment of interest.

1. If any property in the control or possession of a special administrator is subject to a mortgage or lien to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.060

Appointment pending contest of will or appeal from order; appointment before contest of will.

1. If a special administrator is appointed pending determination of a contest of a will ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.070

Effect of grant of letters testamentary or letters of administration. If letters testamentary or letters of administration are granted, the powers of a special administrator cease, and the special administrator ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 140.080

Account of special administrator. A special administrator shall also render an account, under oath, of the proceedings in like manner as other administrators are required to do, but if a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.010

Signing and sealing. Letters testamentary, letters of administration with the will annexed, letters of special administration and letters of administration must be signed by the clerk and under the seal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.020

Letters testamentary. Letters testamentary may be in substantially the following form, after properly entitling the court:

In the Matter of the Estate of )

) Case No.

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Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.030

Letters of administration with will annexed. Letters of administration with the will annexed may be in substantially the following form, after properly entitling the court:

In the Matter of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.040

Letters of administration. Letters of administration may be in substantially the following form, after properly entitling the court:

In the Matter of the Estate of )

) Case No.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.045

Letters of special administration. Letters of special administration may be in substantially the following form, after properly entitling the court:

In the Matter of the Estate of )

) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.050

Effect of subsequent probate. If, after granting letters of administration on the ground of intestacy, a will of the decedent is duly proved and allowed by the court, the letters ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.060

Incapacity of joint personal representatives. If one of several personal representatives of the same estate to whom letters have been granted dies, becomes incapacitated or disqualified, or otherwise becomes incapable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.070

Incapacity of all personal representatives. If all the personal representatives die or from any cause become incapable of executing the duties of their office, or the authority of all of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.080

Procedure for resigning appointment of personal representative. A personal representative may resign the appointment at any time, by a writing filed with the court, to take effect upon the settlement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.090

Causes for suspending appointment of personal representative. If a court has reason to believe, from its own knowledge or from credible information, that a personal representative:

1. Has wasted, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.095

Powers of personal representative limited after receiving notice of proceeding to suspend or remove his appointment; disposition or transfer of assets after removal. After receipt of notice of a proceeding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.100

Appointment of special administrator during suspension of personal representative; bond. During the suspension of the powers of a personal representative, as provided in NRS 141.090 and 142.110, the court, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.110

Personal representative cited to show cause after suspension; service of citation.

1. If an order of suspension is entered, the clerk shall issue a citation, reciting the order of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.120

Interested person may file charges for removal of personal representative. An interested person may appear at the hearing and file allegations in writing, showing that the personal representative should be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.130

Hearing for removal of personal representative; powers of court.

1. If the personal representative fails to appear as required by the citation, or if the personal representative appears and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 141.140

Acts of personal representative before revocation. All acts of a personal representative before the revocation of the letters of the personal representative are as valid, for all intents and purposes, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.010

Oath of affirmation of personal representative.

1. Before letters may be issued to a personal representative, the personal representative must take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, before a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.020

Requirement of bond discretionary with court; reduction of bond; proof of blocked account; additional bond; amount of bond.

1. The requirement of a bond of a personal representative ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.030

Nature of surety’s liability: Extent of bond. The bond is not void upon the first recovery, but may be sued upon from time to time by any person aggrieved in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.035

Jurisdiction of court over surety; clerk of court appointed as agent of surety; enforcement of liability of surety. If a personal representative is required by a court pursuant to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.040

Justification on oath required by surety. If a bond is required under this chapter, the sureties must justify on oath before the court or clerk or before a notary public, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.050

Hearing to determine accuracy of justification of surety; additional security.

1. Before a court approves any bond required under this chapter, it may, on its own motion, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.060

Appointment of person next entitled. If sufficient security is not given within the time fixed by the court’s order, or such further time as the court may allow, the right ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.070

Bond may be required despite provisions of will. If it is expressly provided in the will of a decedent that no bond may be required of the personal representative, letters ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.080

Petition for additional security; court may require additional security; petition for increase in bond.

1. If an interested person discovers that the sureties of a personal representative have become ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.090

Hearing on sufficiency: Issuance and service of citation; order.

1. If the court is satisfied from a petition for additional bond or otherwise believes that the matter requires ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.100

Appointment of person next in order. If sufficient security or additional security is not given within the time fixed by the court’s order, the right of the personal representative to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.130

Petition of surety for discharge; issuance and service of citation. If a surety of a personal representative desires to be released from responsibility on account of future acts, the surety ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.140

Revocation for failure to give new sureties. If the personal representative neglects or refuses to give new sureties, to the satisfaction of the court, on the return of the citation, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 142.150

Discharge of sureties. If new sureties are given to the satisfaction of the court, it shall thereupon enter an order that the surety who applied for relief is not liable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.010

Multiple personal representatives: Effect of absence or disability; sufficiency of acts of majority. If there are two personal representatives, the acts of one alone are valid if the other is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.020

Right to possession of decedent’s property. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 146.010, a personal representative has a right to the possession of all the real, as well as personal, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.030

Duty to take possession of estate and collect debts.

1. A personal representative shall take into possession all the estate of the decedent, real and personal, except that exempted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.035

Duty to use reasonable diligence; report required if estate not closed within certain times; hearing and determinations by court.

1. A personal representative shall use reasonable diligence in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.037

Duty to close estate within 18 months after appointment; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, a personal representative shall close an estate within 18 months ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.040

Rights of surviving partner.

1. If a partnership existed between the decedent, at the time of death, and any other person, the surviving partner may continue in possession ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.060

Extent of power to sue and be sued. Actions for the recovery of any property, real or personal, or for the possession thereof, or to quiet title thereto, or to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.065

Statute of limitations for cause of action of decedent. A statute of limitations running on a cause of action belonging to a decedent, that was not barred as of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.070

Actions by personal representative for conversion or trespass.

1. A personal representative may commence or maintain an action against any person who has wasted, destroyed, taken, carried away ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.080

Actions against personal representative for conversion or trespass. Any person or the personal representative has a right of action against the personal representative of a decedent who, in the lifetime ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.090

Action on bond of former personal representative. A successor personal representative may, for the use and benefit of all interested persons, maintain an action on the bond of a former ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.100

Action for conversion before letters granted. If any person, before the granting of letters, converts, takes or alienates any of the money, goods, chattels or effects of a decedent, that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.110

Procedure when conversion alleged: Citation; examination; allowance of necessary expenses.

1. If a personal representative or other interested person alleges in a petition to the court that any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.120

Procedure when conversion alleged: Commitment for refusal to appear for examination; order requiring delivery of property to personal representative.

1. If the person so cited refuses to appear ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.130

Accounting by person holding assets of estate for personal representative; penalty for failure or refusal to comply with order. The court, upon the petition of a personal representative, may require ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.140

Discharging debtor of estate, compromising claims and renewing obligations: Procedure.

1. If a debtor of the decedent is unable to pay all debts, the personal representative, with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.150

Action to recover fraudulently conveyed property for benefit of creditors.

1. If the decedent conveyed any real property or any rights or interests therein, with intent to defraud ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.160

Costs; disposal of property recovered; proceeds.

1. A personal representative is not bound to maintain an action for the estate, pursuant to NRS 143.150, for the benefit of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.165

Temporary order to restrain personal representative from performing administration, disbursement or distribution of estate: Issuance; hearing.

1. On petition of an interested person, the court by temporary order may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.170

Purchase of property of estate by personal representative. Unless approved in advance by a court after application, notice and a hearing on the matter, a personal representative shall not directly ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.180

Power to make loans, advances of credit and other investments insured by Federal Housing Administrator; validation of loans, advances of credit and purchases of obligations made before October 1, 1999.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.187

Power to hold stock in name of nominee; personal liability of personal representative.

1. A personal representative holding certificates of stock in that capacity may hold the stock ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.190

Cumulative method of service of process on personal representative; written statement containing permanent address of personal representative to be filed with clerk.

1. Before letters are delivered to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.200

Actions not to abate on death, disqualification, resignation or removal of personal representative; substitution of successor. No action to which a personal representative is a party abates by reason of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 143.210

Necessary parties to actions. In actions brought by or against personal representatives, it is not necessary to join those as parties who have not qualified. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.010

Inventory and appraisement or record of value to be made and filed; copy mailed to interested heirs and devisees.

1. Every personal representative shall make and file with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.020

Appraisers: When appointment authorized; compensation; record of value in lieu of appraisement.

1. A personal representative may engage a qualified and disinterested appraiser to ascertain the fair market ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.025

Certified public accountant or other expert in valuation: When appointment authorized; compensation.

1. A personal representative may engage a certified public accountant or other expert in valuation to ascertain ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.030

Certification of appraiser, certified public accountant or expert in valuation; form of appraisement or valuation; purchase by appraiser, certified public accountant or expert in valuation without disclosure prohibited; penalties.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.040

Inventory: Contents.

1. An inventory must include all the estate of the decedent, wherever situated, that is subject to the jurisdiction of the court.

2. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.050

Claims against personal representative. The naming of a person as personal representative in a will does not operate as a discharge of any just receivable or demand which was due ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.060

Status of claim against personal representative. The discharge or devise in a will of a receivable or demand due the testator from any person named as personal representative in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.070

Oath of personal representative endorsed upon or annexed to inventory. A personal representative shall take and subscribe an oath, before any person authorized to administer oaths, that the inventory contains ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.080

Failure to file inventory: Revocation of letters; liability on bond. If a personal representative neglects or refuses to file the inventory within the time prescribed by law or extended by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 144.090

Supplemental inventory of newly discovered property.

1. If property not mentioned in an inventory filed with the clerk comes into the possession or knowledge of the personal representative, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.010

Application of chapter. The provisions of this chapter apply only to estates of which summary administration is ordered. Upon the granting of summary administration, all regular proceedings and further notices ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.020

Contents of petition seeking summary administration. All proceedings taken under this chapter, whether or not the decedent left a will, must be originated by a petition for letters testamentary or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.030

Notice required. Notice of a petition for the probate of a will and the issuance of letters must be given as provided in NRS 155.010. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.040

Conditions for ordering summary administration. If it is made to appear to the court that the gross value of the estate does not exceed $200,000, the court may, if deemed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.060

Creditors’ claims: Notice, filing, approval and payment; procedure if claim of Department of Human Resources rejected.

1. A personal representative shall publish and mail notice to creditors in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.070

Sales of real property: Notice and procedure. All sales of real property, if summary administration is ordered, must be made upon notice given and in the manner required by chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.075

Hearing and notices required upon filing of final account and petition for distribution.

1. Upon the filing of a final account and petition for distribution of an estate for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.080

Close of administration and distribution. The administration of the estate may be closed and distribution made at any time after the expiration of the time for the personal representative to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 145.110

Revocation of summary administration. If at any time after the entry of an order for the summary administration of an estate it appears that the gross value of the estate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.005

Effect of premarital agreement between decedent and surviving spouse. The provisions of this chapter are inapplicable to the extent that they are inconsistent with the provisions of a premarital agreement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.010

Surviving spouse and minor children entitled to homestead and provisions. Except as provided in NRS 125.510, if a person dies leaving a surviving spouse or a minor child or minor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.020

After filing of inventory, court to set apart exempt personal property and homestead. Upon the filing of the inventory or at any time thereafter during the administration of the estate, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.025

Recording of order setting apart homestead. If an order is entered setting apart a homestead, a certified copy of the order must be recorded in the office of the county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.030

Family allowance from estate if property set apart is insufficient; where persons have other support.

1. If the whole property exempt by law is set apart and is not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.040

Preference of family allowance. An allowance made by the court in accordance with the provisions of this chapter must be paid by the personal representative in preference to all other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.050

Vesting of homestead; debts of spouse.

1. If the homestead was selected by the spouses, or either of them, during their marriage, and recorded while both were living, as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.070

Estates not exceeding $75,000: Petition; notice; fees; distribution of interest of minor.

1. If a person dies leaving an estate the gross value of which, after deducting any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 146.080

Estates not exceeding $20,000: Transfer of assets without issuance of letters of administration or probate of will; affidavit showing right to assets.

1. If a decedent leaves no ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.010

Notice to creditors. A personal representative shall publish and mail notice to creditors in the manner provided in NRS 155.020. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.020

Death, resignation or removal of personal representative after expiration of time for notice: No further notice necessary. If a personal representative dies, resigns or is removed after the expiration of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.030

Filing of notice and affidavit of publication or certificate of mailing. After the notice to creditors has been mailed or published, a copy, with the affidavit of publication or, if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.040

Claims: Limit on time for filing.

1. A person having a claim, due or to become due, against the decedent must file his claim with the clerk within ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.050

Claims of personal representative.

1. If a personal representative is a creditor of the decedent, the claim must be filed with the clerk, who must present it for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.060

Claims of district judge.

1. If a judge of the district court files or presents a claim against the estate of a decedent, the administration of which is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.070

Claims for $250 or more must be supported by affidavit; correction or amendment of defective claim or affidavit.

1. A claim for an amount of $250 or more ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.080

Claims founded on written instrument or secured by mortgage or lien.

1. If a claim is founded upon a bond, bill, note or other instrument, the original instrument ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.090

Effect of statute of limitations. A claim which is barred by the statute of limitations must not be allowed or approved by a personal representative or by the court. No ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.100

Actions and proceedings pending against decedent or property in estate of decedent.

1. Except as otherwise ordered by the court for good cause shown, an action or proceeding pending ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.110

Examination of claims by personal representative: Allowance or rejection; effect of failure to act on claims; untimely claims.

1. Within 15 days after the time for filing claims ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.120

Status of approved claims. All claims approved by the personal representative or the court must be ranked among the acknowledged debts of the estate, to be paid in due course ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.130

Rejection of claim; notice; time to file suit; procedure if claim of Department of Human Resources rejected; service of summons; removal of personal representative for default.

1. If ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.140

Vacancy in administration. The time during which there is a vacancy in the administration must not be included in any limitations prescribed in this chapter, except as otherwise provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.150

Claims must be filed and rejected; exception for mortgage. No holder of a claim against an estate may maintain an action thereon unless the claim is first filed with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.160

Offer of partial allowance of claim.

1. A personal representative who, or a court which, acts upon a filed claim shall endorse on the claim the amount offered ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.170

Reference of controversy.

1. If the personal representative doubts the correctness of any claim filed, the personal representative may enter into an agreement in writing with the claimant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.180

Compromise of claim or action against estate: Petition; notice of hearing; execution of conveyances.

1. After the time for the presentation of claims has expired, the personal representative, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.190

Reimbursement for costs. If a judgment is recovered with costs against a personal representative, the costs must be allowed to the personal representative from the accounts of the administration, unless ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.195

Debts and charges of estate: Priority of payment. The debts and charges of the estate must be paid in the following order:

1. Expenses of administration.

2. Funeral ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.200

Status of judgment against estate.

1. The effect of a judgment rendered against a personal representative upon a claim for money against the estate of the decedent is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.210

Execution of judgment entered against decedent before his death; execution levied upon property of decedent during his lifetime; conversion of lien of attachment.

1. If a judgment has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.220

Interest on claims. All claims paid bear interest from date of filing at a rate equal to the prime rate at the largest bank in Nevada, as ascertained by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 147.230

Personal representative not chargeable with debts of estate except under written agreement. No personal representative is chargeable upon any special promise to assume liability for damages or to pay the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.050

Sale of property for certain purposes: No priority between personal and real property; method and order of sale. In selling property to pay debts, devises, family allowance or expenses, there ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.060

Confirmation of sale: Report; petition; notice.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 148.170 and 148.180 and in summary administration under chapter 145 of NRS, all sales of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.070

Written objection: Hearing; proof of notice. An interested person may file written objections to the confirmation of the sale and may be heard thereon, and may produce witnesses in support ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.080

Sales under direction of will. If property is directed by the will to be sold, or authority is given in the will to sell the property, the personal representative may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.090

Petition for order requiring sale. If the personal representative neglects or refuses to sell any property of the estate when it is necessary or when it is for the advantage, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.100

Neglect or misconduct of personal representative. If there is neglect or misconduct in the proceedings of the personal representative in relation to any sale by which an interested person suffers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.105

Contracts to find purchaser of personal property: Liability of personal representative; limitation on commission.

1. The personal representative may enter into a written contract with any bona fide agent, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.110

Contracts to find purchaser of real property: Liability of personal representative; limitation on commission.

1. The personal representative may enter into a written contract with any bona fide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.120

Division of commission upon confirmation of highest bid. When an offer is presented for confirmation by the court, other offerors may submit higher bids and the court may confirm the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.130

Sale of property subject to mortgage or other lien.

1. If real or personal property is sold that is subject to a mortgage or other lien which is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.140

Disposition of proceeds of sale. The purchase money, or so much thereof as is sufficient to pay the mortgage or other lien, with interest, and any lawful costs and charges ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.150

Right of holder of lien on property to purchase it; receipt as payment pro tanto. At a sale of real or personal property upon which there is a mortgage or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.160

Sale of equity of estate in property: Procedure.

1. A personal representative may sell the equity of the estate in any property which is subject to a mortgage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.170

Sale of perishable and depreciating property. Perishable property and other personal property which will depreciate in value if not disposed of promptly, or which will incur loss or expense by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.180

Sale of securities: Authorized by will or consent of devisees or heirs; authorized by court.

1. If the sale of securities is authorized by will or by consent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.190

Sale of other personal property: Publication; description of property; inspection.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3 and NRS 148.080, 148.170 and 148.180 and in summary administration ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.195

Confirmation of sale: New appraisement; appraisal dispensed with under certain circumstances.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, no sale of personal property at private sale may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.200

Terms of sale. Personal property may be sold for cash or upon credit. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.210

Interests in partnerships. Partnership interests or interests belonging to an estate by virtue of any partnership formerly existing, an interest in personal property pledged, and choses in action, may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.220

Notice of sale: Publication; posting; description of property.

1. Notice of the time and place of sale of real property must be published in a newspaper published in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.230

Public auction; postponement of sale.

1. A sale at public auction must be made in the county in which the real property is located, and if it is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.240

Private sale.

1. The notice of a private sale must state a place where bids or offers will be received, and a day on or after which the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.260

Confirmation of sale: New appraisement; appraisal dispensed with under certain circumstances.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, no sale of real property at private sale may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.270

Hearing concerning confirmation of sale: Considerations; higher offer; continuance.

1. At the hearing, the court shall consider the necessity for the sale, or the advantage, benefit and interest ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.280

Conveyances after confirmation of sale.

1. If a sale is confirmed, a conveyance must be executed to the purchaser by the personal representative. The conveyance must refer to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.290

Sale on credit.

1. If a sale is made upon credit, the personal representative shall take the note or notes of the purchaser for the unpaid portion of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.300

Failure of purchaser to complete sale. If, after the confirmation, the purchaser neglects or refuses to comply with the terms of the sale, the court, on motion of the personal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.310

Fraudulent sale: Penalty. A personal representative who fraudulently sells any real property of a decedent contrary to or otherwise than under the provisions of this chapter is liable for double ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.320

Periods of limitation. The periods of limitation prescribed in NRS 11.270 apply to all actions for the recovery of any property sold by a personal representative in accordance with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.330

Method of sale. If a decedent, at the time of death, was a party to a contract for the purchase of property, the interest in the property and under the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.340

Sale subject to claims; bond of purchaser.

1. The sale must be made subject to all payments which are due at the time of sale or which may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.350

Assignment after confirmation. Upon the confirmation of the sale, the personal representative shall execute to the purchaser an assignment of the contract, which vests in the purchaser, and the heirs ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.360

Petition for sale: Notice.

1. To enter into an agreement to sell or to give an option to purchase a mining claim, or real property worked as a mine, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.370

Hearing; order authorizing sale.

1. At the time appointed, the court, upon proof that due notice of the hearing has been given, shall proceed to hear the petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.380

Additional bond of personal representative; agreement or option to purchase.

1. The order must fix the amount of such additional bond as the court determines should be given ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.390

Failure to comply with agreement or option. If the purchaser or option holder neglects or refuses to comply with the terms of the agreement or option, the court, on petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.400

Procedure after compliance with agreement or option to purchase. If the terms of an agreement to sell or option to purchase have been complied with by the purchaser or option ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.410

Petition for order to convey, transfer or deliver property: Conditions; contents; hearing and notice; response; effect if order granted.

1. The personal representative or an interested person may petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.420

Authorization of conveyance. If a person who is bound by contract in writing to convey or transfer property dies before making the conveyance or transfer, and the decedent, if living, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.430

Petition and notice.

1. The personal representative, or the person claiming to be entitled to the conveyance or transfer, may file with the clerk a petition setting forth the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.440

Hearing and order.

1. At the time appointed, the court, upon proof that due notice of the hearing has been given, shall hear the petition and any objection that ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.450

Effect of order; execution of order.

1. The order is prima facie evidence of the correctness of the proceedings and of the authority of the personal representative to make ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 148.500

Authorization to exchange: Petition; notice. If it appears advantageous to the estate to exchange any property of the estate for other property, the court may authorize the exchange, upon petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.010

Authorization to borrow; purposes warranting borrowing; joint borrowing.

1. If it appears to be to the advantage of the estate to borrow money upon a note or notes, unsecured ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.020

Petition.

1. The personal representative or an interested person shall file a petition showing:

(a) The particular purpose or purposes for which the order is sought.

(b) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.030

Hearing and order.

1. At the time appointed, the court, upon proof that due notice of the hearing has been given, shall proceed to hear the petition and any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.040

Execution of instruments. The personal representative shall execute, acknowledge and deliver the mortgage or other security, as directed, setting forth therein that it is made by authority of the order, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.050

Effect of proceedings under NRS 149.010 to 149.050, inclusive.

1. A mortgage or security agreement so made is effectual to mortgage or subject to the security agreement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.060

Authorization to lease. If it appears to be to the advantage of the estate to lease any real property of the decedent, and as often as occasion arises in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.070

Petition.

1. To obtain such an order the personal representative or an interested person shall file a petition, showing the advantage to accrue from giving the lease, a general ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.080

Hearing on petition; order directing personal representative to make lease; terms of lease; recordation of copy of order.

1. At the time appointed, the court shall hear the petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.090

Execution of lease; effect of omission, error or irregularity in proceedings.

1. The personal representative shall execute, acknowledge and deliver the lease as directed, setting forth therein that it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 149.100

Lease without court order. A personal representative may lease property without an order of court if the tenancy is from month to month, or for a term not to exceed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.010

Expenses and compensation of personal representative. The personal representative must be allowed all necessary expenses in the administration and settlement of the estate, and fees for services as provided by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.020

General compensation.

1. If no compensation is provided by the will, or the personal representative renounces all claims thereto, fees must be allowed upon the whole amount of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.030

Compensation for extraordinary services. Such further allowances may be made as the court deems just and reasonable for any extraordinary services, such as:

1. Management, sales or mortgages of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.040

Contracts for higher compensation void. A contract between a personal representative and an heir or devisee for a higher compensation than that allowed by NRS 150.020 and 150.030 is void. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.050

Allowance on compensation.

1. A personal representative, at any time after the issuance of letters and upon such notice to the interested persons as the court requires, may apply ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.060

Attorneys for personal representatives and minor, absent, unborn, incapacitated or nonresident heirs.

1. Attorneys for personal representatives are entitled to reasonable compensation for their services, to be paid out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.070

Liability of personal representative; accounting required for property sold over inventoried value.

1. A personal representative is accountable for the whole estate that comes into the possession of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.075

Waiver of accounting. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the court may waive the requirement of any accounting if all interested persons agree in writing to the waiver. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.080

First account: Filing and contents. Within 6 months after the appointment of a personal representative, or sooner if required by the court, upon its own motion or upon the petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.100

Penalties for failure to file first account.

1. If the personal representative fails to file the first account within the time specified in NRS 150.080, the court shall order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.105

Annual account: Contents. Until all remaining property is delivered pursuant to an order of final distribution, a personal representative shall file with the court, annually, an account showing the income ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.110

Final account: Filing; penalties for failure to file.

1. If all the property of an estate has been sold or there is money available for the payment of all ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.115

Supplementary account to final account. A supplementary account of any receipts and disbursements by the personal representative since the filing of his final account must be filed before or at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.120

Accounting when authority of personal representative ceases. If the authority of a personal representative ceases or is revoked for any reason, the personal representative may be cited by the court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.130

Accounts of deceased or incapacitated personal representative: Accounting by personal representative, guardian or attorney.

1. If a personal representative dies or becomes incapacitated, the accounts may be presented to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.140

Revocation of letters when personal representative absconds and fails to account. If the personal representative absconds, or if, after reasonable diligence, he cannot be found, so that a citation cannot ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.150

Vouchers for payments: Filing not required; examination and audit; lost or unavailable.

1. A personal representative need not file vouchers with the court to substantiate payments made in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.160

Account and petition for settlement: Hearing and notice.

1. If an account and a petition for settlement thereof is filed, the clerk shall set the petition for hearing and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.170

Contest of account: Rights of interested person; hearing.

1. An interested person may appear and file written objections to the account and contest it.

2. Upon the hearing, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.180

Appointment of attorney to represent minor, unborn, incapacitated or absent heirs and devisees; fees.

1. If a minor is interested in the estate who has no legally appointed guardian, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.190

Proof of notice necessary before allowance of account. No account may be allowed by the court until it is first proved that the notice required by this chapter has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.200

Allowance and confirmation of account. If an account comes before the court for allowance and there are no objections filed by any interested person, and the account is made to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.210

Effect of order settling account. An order settling and allowing an account, when it becomes final, is conclusive against all interested persons, but a person under legal disability has the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.225

Payments to be made according to will; sources of payment if provision or property of will insufficient.

1. If a testator makes provision by will, or designates property to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.230

Duty to pay certain expenses, allowances, debts and claims upon receipt of sufficient money; discretion to pay certain smaller debts; funeral expenses and expenses of last illness not charged to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.240

Order of court for payment of debts; treatment of classes of creditors; discharge of personal representative upon compliance with order if property of estate exhausted.

1. Upon the settlement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.250

Claims not yet due and contingent or disputed claim.

1. If there is a claim not due, or any contingent or disputed claims against the estate, the amount thereof, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.260

Liability of personal representative.

1. If an order is entered by the court for the payment of creditors, the personal representative is personally liable to each creditor for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.270

Claim not included in order of payment. After the accounts of the personal representative have been settled and an order entered for the payment of debts and distribution of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.280

Closing administration.

1. If all the debts and liabilities of an estate have been paid, and the estate is in a condition to be closed, the court shall direct ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.290

Short title. NRS 150.290 to 150.380, inclusive, may be cited as the Federal Estate Tax Apportionment Law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.300

Definitions. As used in NRS 150.290 to 150.380, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Gross estate” or “estate” means all property included for federal estate tax purposes in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.310

Proration of tax among persons interested in estate; exceptions.

1. If it appears upon any accounting, or in any appropriate action or proceeding, that a personal representative, trustee or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.320

Direction for apportionment of estate tax: Precedence; limitation.

1. A testator, settlor, or possessor of any appropriate power of appointment may direct how the estate tax shall be apportioned ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.330

Jurisdiction of court; methods of proration.

1. The proration must be made by the court having jurisdiction of any property in the estate in the proportion that the value ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.340

Present and future estates: Charge of tax against corpus without apportionment.

1. In cases where a trust is created, or other provision made whereby any person is given any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.350

Property not possessed by personal representative: Recovery from person in possession or interested in estate; court may direct payment; expenses.

1. If any property required to be included in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.360

Court order directing amounts of tax to be charged against or paid by takers of estate.

1. The court, upon making a determination as provided in NRS 150.290 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.370

Retention of jurisdiction by court. The court shall retain jurisdiction until the purposes of NRS 150.290 to 150.380, inclusive, have been accomplished. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 150.380

Apportionment of tax and expenses imposed and incurred on property located or administered in this state in estate of nonresident. Tax imposed and expenses incurred by reason of inclusion for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.003

Order of priority for payment of devises. The property of a testator, except as otherwise provided in this title, must be resorted to for the payment of devises in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.005

Agreement by distributees to alter interests, shares or amounts to which they are otherwise entitled under terms of will: Requirements; exceptions; personal representative to abide by terms. Subject to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.010

Petition for partial distribution; bond.

1. At any time after the lapse of 3 months from the issuing of letters, the personal representative or any heir or devisee, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.020

Petition for hearing and notice of hearing. The clerk shall set the petition for hearing and the petitioner shall give notice for the period and in the manner provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.030

Contest of petition. The personal representative, if not the petitioner, or an interested person, may object to the petition, or an heir or devisee may submit a similar petition. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.040

Order for distribution: Prerequisites to order; bond; assumption of personal liability by heir or devisee.

1. Subject to the provisions of subsection 3, if it appears at the hearing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.050

Order of repayment: Action on bond or other security; action against distributee if no bond or other security given.

1. If a bond or other security has been executed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.060

Partition when partial distribution ordered. If, in the execution of the order, partition is necessary between two or more of the parties, it must be made in the manner prescribed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.070

Costs. The costs of proceedings for a partial distribution must be paid by the heir or devisee or, if there are more than one, must be prorated among them. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.080

Petition for final distribution.

1. If a personal representative files his final account with a petition requesting the allowance and confirmation thereof, he may also include in the petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.090

Notice of hearing of petition.

1. When a petition for final distribution is filed, the clerk shall set the petition for hearing and the petitioner shall give notice for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.095

Manner of distribution; distribution without proration.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2 or in the will, a personal representative may distribute property and money:

(a) In ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.110

Order and distribution; recording of copy of order conveying real property.

1. After the accounts of a personal representative have been settled and an order for the distribution of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.120

When gift before death not deemed advancement. No gift or grant shall be deemed to have been made as an advancement unless:

1. So expressed in the gift or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.130

Computation of share of estate if heir or devisee received advancement.

1. Any property given by a decedent during the lifetime of the decedent as an advancement to a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.140

Value of property advanced. If the value of the advancement is expressed in the conveyance, or in the charge thereof made by the decedent, or in the acknowledgment of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.150

Predeceased heir or devisee. If a child or other lineal descendant so advanced dies before the person making the advancement, leaving issue, the advancement must be taken into consideration in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.160

Determination of questions as to advancements. All questions as to advancements made, or alleged to have been made, by a decedent to heirs or devisees may be heard and determined ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.161

When gift before death not deemed satisfaction of testamentary gift. No gift or grant by the decedent shall be deemed to have been made as satisfaction of a testamentary gift ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.162

Value of gift in satisfaction of testamentary gift. If the value of the gift is expressed in the instrument providing for the gift or grant, or in a writing of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.163

Effect of abatement. Unless a different intention is expressed in the will, abatement takes place in any class only as between devises of that class, and devises to a spouse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.167

Property sold to pay debts, expenses or family allowances: Contribution between devisees. If property given by will to persons other than the residuary devisees is sold for the payment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.170

Payments to county treasurer for person who cannot be found, minor or incapacitated person without guardian, and others. If property is assigned or distributed to a person who cannot be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.180

Distribution to guardians of nonresident minors and incapacitated persons. If an assignee or distributee is a nonresident minor or incapacitated person who has a guardian of his estate legally appointed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.190

Sale of unclaimed personal property; disposition of proceeds.

1. If personal property remains in the possession of a personal representative unclaimed for 1 year, or if the distributee refuses ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.210

Claim of money paid into State Treasury; order of court. If any person appears and claims the money paid into the State Treasury, the court making the distribution shall inquire ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.220

Specific devise of personal property for life only. If a specific devise of personal property is for life only, the life tenant must sign and deliver to the remainderman or, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.230

Order of discharge; court may excuse filing of receipt; order for distribution of estate from recovery of distributed property.

1. If an estate has been fully administered, and it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.240

Subsequent administration; limitation on reopening estate.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the final settlement of an estate does not prevent:

(a) The reopening of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.250

Petition; hearing and notice. An heir, devisee, creditor or other interested person may petition for the reopening of an estate upon the grounds provided in NRS 151.240. The petition must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 151.260

Supplemental orders. Upon hearing the petition, if good cause is shown, the court may:

1. Reopen the estate.

2. Order the administration of other property which has been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.010

Petition for partition. If two or more heirs or devisees are entitled to the distribution of undivided interests in any property of the decedent, and they have not agreed among ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.020

Partition authorized even though portion of original share previously assigned or conveyed to others. Partition may be made as provided in this chapter, although some of the original heirs or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.030

Contents of petition; contents and service of citation.

1. A person interested in the partition may file a petition stating the necessary facts, particularly describing the property to be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.040

Appointment of guardians and attorneys before partition. Before any partition may be made, as provided in this chapter, guardians must be appointed for all minor, unborn or incapacitated persons interested ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.050

Commissioners for partition: Appointment; warrant; oath; qualifications.

1. If the property to be partitioned is entirely personal property, the court shall appoint three competent, disinterested persons as commissioners for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.060

Commissioners may be appointed for each county if real property in different counties. If the real property to be partitioned is in different counties, the court, if deemed proper, may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.070

Notice of time for partition. The commissioners shall notify all persons interested in the partition, their guardians, agents or attorneys, of the time when they will proceed to make partition, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.080

Commissioners may take testimony. The commissioners may take testimony, for which purpose any one of them may administer an oath, and they may take all necessary steps to enable them ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.090

Shares set out in proportion to rights; common or undivided shares. The several shares in the real and personal property must be set out to each individual in proportion to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.100

Procedure when value of property to be divided greater than share of one party. If any tract of land or tenement is of greater value than one party’s share in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.110

Sale of property when it cannot be divided fairly: Rules of sale.

1. If it cannot otherwise be fairly divided, the whole or any part of the property may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.120

Severance of common and undivided real property held by heirs or devisees and another person: Procedure.

1. When partition of real property among heirs or devisees is required, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.130

Commissioners may set off quality against quantity to make shares of equal value. In making partition, the commissioners shall always have regard to quantity and quality, and may set off ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.140

Report of commissioners; objections to report; hearing on objections; order of confirmation.

1. The commissioners, within a reasonable time shall file their report of partition.

2. Within 15 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.150

Procedure when property cannot be partitioned. If particular property cannot be divided without prejudice or inconvenience to the owners, the court may assign the whole to one or more of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.160

Apportionment of expenses; attorney’s fees. The expenses of partition must be equitably apportioned by the court among the parties, but each party must pay his own attorney’s fees, unless otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 152.170

Effect of allotment by court: When appealable. The allotment made by the court controls upon proceedings for distribution, unless modified for good cause upon reasonable notice, and the proceedings leading ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.010

Applicability of chapter. The provisions of this chapter govern fiduciaries acting under trusts, wills and court orders in estate proceedings, whether the estate has been distributed or proceedings are now ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.020

Court retains jurisdiction after final distribution for certain purposes. If a trust, life estate or estate for years is created by or under any will to continue after distribution, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.031

Petition by trustee or beneficiary concerning affairs of trust: Purposes of petition; contents; notice and hearing.

1. A trustee or beneficiary may petition the court regarding any aspect of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.041

Accounting by trustee; service of citation. The trustee may, upon petition of a beneficiary or the guardian of a beneficiary, be ordered to appear at a hearing and render an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.050

Accountings by life tenants and tenants for years.

1. If by law, or by the terms of an instrument creating a life estate or an estate for years, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.060

Petition for distribution of residue of trust estate, estate for life or estate for years: Notice. If a petition is filed for distribution of the residue of the trust estate, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.070

Expenses and compensation of trustees. On the settlement of each account of a trustee, the court shall allow the trustee his proper expenses and such compensation for services as the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.080

Conclusiveness of order. An order entered under the provisions of this chapter, when it becomes final, is conclusive upon all interested persons, whether or not they are competent or in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.090

Declination of person designated trustee: Procedure.

1. A person named or designated as a trustee in a will may, at any time before distribution of any of the estate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.100

Appointment to fill vacancy.

1. The court in which the administration is pending may, at any time before final distribution of the trust, appoint a qualified person to fill ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 153.120

Bond of trustee. The court may require a person appointed as trustee, before acting as a trustee, to give a bond as is required of a personal representative. If a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.010

When estates escheat; escheated estates must be used for educational purposes. An estate escheats to and is vested in the State of Nevada for educational purposes if any person dies ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.015

Payments or deliveries by personal representative to State Treasurer: Filing of receipt or certificate; release of liability of personal representative. If a personal representative, on order of the court, pays ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.020

Information filed by Attorney General: Contents.

1. If the Attorney General is informed, or has reason to believe, that any real or personal property has become escheatable to this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.030

Citation: Issuance; publication.

1. Upon the filing of the information, the court shall order that a citation be issued to the person or persons alleged in the information to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.040

Receiver: Appointment on petition of Attorney General after filing of information; bond.

1. After the filing of an information as provided in NRS 154.020, and upon petition of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.060

Claimants may appear and plead to information.

1. All persons named in the information may appear and plead to the proceedings, and may traverse or deny the facts stated ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.070

Judgment and costs. After the issues are tried, if it shall appear from the facts that the State has a good title to the estate mentioned in the information, or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.080

Sale of real property after judgment: Procedure.

1. Upon any judgment entered by a court of competent jurisdiction, escheating real property to the State, on petition of the Attorney ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.100

Appeal from judgment. As in civil cases, the Attorney General, in behalf of the State, and any party who has appeared in any proceedings mentioned in NRS 154.060, has the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.105

Sale of escheated property; deposit of proceeds.

1. The State Treasurer may sell at a public sale property in the custody of the State Treasurer which has escheated to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.110

Duties of Director of State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The Director of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources shall keep a true record or description of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.115

Duties of State Controller. The State Controller shall:

1. Keep a true account of all money paid into the State Treasury for credit to the Fund for Escheated Estates ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.120

Proceedings for recovery of property.

1. If, within 6 years after any judgment escheating property to the State, any person claims any money or property vested in the State ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.130

Person furnishing information entitled to percentage of value of recovered property. Any person furnishing original information of any property escheatable to the State of Nevada, with the necessary evidence to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.140

Deposit of money from escheated estates. All money received by the State from escheated estates must be deposited in the State Treasury for credit to the Fund for Escheated Estates ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.150

Petition to acquire title to escheated property.

1. A person desiring to acquire title to any individual item or real property which has escheated to the State must proceed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.160

Petition to be accompanied by purchase price and fees. The petition must be accompanied by:

1. The purchase price in the amount of the petitioner’s offer for the real ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.170

Notice of sale: Posting, publication and contents; rejection of bids.

1. The Director of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources shall issue a receipt to the petitioner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 154.180

Costs borne by purchaser. The person to whom the title passes must pay the cost of advertising and the petition fee. When the title passes to a person other than ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.010

Method of giving notice; notice to certain persons required; court may dispense with notice; proof; waiver of notice.

1. Except as otherwise provided in a specific statute relating to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.020

Method and form for notices.

1. Notice of a petition for the probate of a will and the issuance of letters and the notice to creditors must be given ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.030

Request for special notice: Filing by interested person after issuance of letters; filing by interested person in testamentary trust.

1. At any time after the issuance of letters in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.040

Personal notice by citation. If personal notice is required by this title to be given to any person in the matter of an estate or testamentary trust, and no other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.050

Service of citation. The citation described in NRS 155.040 is to be served in the same manner as the personal service of summons. If personal service cannot be made upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.060

Time for service of citation. If no other time is specially prescribed, a citation must be served at least 10 days before the day of the hearing, but the court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.070

Number of publications; extension or shortening of time. If publication is required, the publication must be made daily, or otherwise, as often during the prescribed period as the newspaper is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.080

Methods of proving publication or service of notice. All proofs of publication or other mode or modes of giving notice or serving papers may be made by the certificate or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.090

Clerk may give notices and certain citations without court order. All notices required to be given by this title may be given by the clerk of the court without an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.100

Entry of minutes by clerk. The clerk shall enter a minute of all proceedings in matters of estates, as in other actions. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.110

Transcripts of minutes or copies of order and certificate of clerk have same force as letters.

1. A transcript from the minutes of court, or a copy of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.120

Recordation of order setting apart homestead. If an order is entered setting apart a homestead, a certified copy of the order shall be recorded in the office of the county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.123

Temporary restraining orders or injunctions issued to protect assets of estate or trust. In accordance with the provisions of NRS 33.010 and the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, and upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.127

Order nunc pro tunc to correct previous order: Issuance; form; use of original order; manner of correction.

1. If through inadvertence or mistake an order entered fails to state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.130

Proceedings concerning estate are proceedings of record. All proceedings in matters of estate shall be proceedings of record as other actions and proceedings. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.140

General rules: Contents of pleading; effect of certain orders binding persons; notices; appointment of guardian ad litem or attorney.

1. In a proceeding involving the estate of a decedent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.150

Issues of fact and questions of costs.

1. All issues of fact in matters of an estate must be disposed of in the same manner as is by law ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.160

Responses and objections to proceedings.

1. An interested person may appear and make a response or objection in writing at or before the hearing.

2. An interested person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.170

Depositions of absent witnesses. The testimony of a witness or witnesses in other counties of this state, or in other jurisdictions of the United States, or in foreign countries, may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.180

Applicability of laws and rules regulating civil actions and appeals. Except as otherwise specially provided in this title, all the provisions of law and the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.185

Facsimile of petitions, notices, objections and other papers may be filed. If a petition, notice, objection, consent, waiver or other paper may be filed, a true and correct facsimile of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.190

Appealable orders. In addition to any order from which an appeal is expressly permitted by this title, an appeal may be taken to the Supreme Court within 30 days after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.195

Effect of appeal of order. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, an appeal pursuant to NRS 155.190 does not stay any order or proceeding in the estate or trust. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.200

No undertaking on appeal required of personal representative. An appeal by a personal representative who has given an official bond as provided in this title is complete and effectual without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.210

Power of Supreme Court on appeal.

1. Upon an appeal, the Supreme Court may reverse, affirm or modify the order appealed from, and as to any or all of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 155.220

Reversal of order appointing personal representative. If an order appointing a personal representative is reversed on appeal, all lawful acts in administration of the estate performed by him are as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.010

Presentment of petition for appointment of trustee; filing; appointment of day for hearing. If any resident of this state, who owns or is entitled to the possession of any real ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.020

Notice of hearing: Publication by clerk; court may direct further notice. The clerk of the court shall thereupon cause a notice to be published in some daily or weekly newspaper ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.030

Hearing; appointment of trustee. The court shall hear the evidence offered in support of or in opposition to the petition, and, if satisfied that the allegations thereof are true, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.040

Who may be appointed trustee. In appointing such trustee, the court shall prefer the spouse of the missing person, or the spouse’s nominee, and, in the absence of a spouse, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.050

Bond of trustee. Every trustee appointed under NRS 156.010 to 156.110, inclusive, shall give a bond in an amount to be fixed by the court. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.060

Trustee’s powers and duties; payments for family expenses or support.

1. The trustee shall take possession of the real and personal estate in this state of such missing person, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.070

Accountings by trustee; removal and appointment of another trustee. The trustee shall, when directed by the court, account to it for all his acts as trustee, and the court may, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.080

Sale or mortgage of property: Filing of petition by trustee; notice of hearing.

1. The trustee may sell any of the personal property or sell, mortgage or give a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.090

Sale or mortgage of property: Hearing; order for sale or mortgage; limitations and procedure. Proof shall be offered at the hearing provided for in NRS 156.080 showing the reasons for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.100

Accounting if missing person returns. If the missing person returns, the court, upon application of such person, or upon its own motion, shall require the trustee to render and file ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.110

Settlement of account on return of missing person; order requiring delivery of property. Upon settling the account of the trustee, the court shall order the property of the missing person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.120

Person deemed missing after 3 years; administration of property; procedure. If any person owning property in this state has been absent from his last known place of residence for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.130

Jurisdiction of proceedings; residence of absentee; entitlement of proceedings.

1. If such person was a resident of this state at the time of his disappearance, the district court of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.140

Petition for administration or probate; contents and verification of petition; appointment of day for hearing.

1. If a petition is presented to the court having jurisdiction, as provided in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.150

Manner of giving notice of hearing. Notice of hearing the petition for administration of the estate or probate of the will of the missing person shall be given in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.160

Hearing; appointment of administrator or executor; time fixed when person became missing; finding concerning death.

1. The court shall hear all evidence in support of or in opposition to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.170

No sale, mortgage or distribution of property for 1 year; exceptions. Except for the purposes of paying taxes, assessments, liens, insurance premiums, allowing claims for debts contracted by the missing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.180

Distribution of property to heirs and devisees: Time; bond of distributee; conditions. No distribution of the property of the missing person to the heirs or devisees of the missing person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.190

Petition of person claiming to be missing person: Contents; service; security for costs; trial of issue of identity.

1. If any person, within 1 year after the appointment and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.200

Order vacating proceedings; exceptions; delivery of residue to claimant. If the court determines that the claimant is the missing person, an order shall be made vacating all of the proceedings ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.210

Petition claiming death of missing person: Service; security for costs; trial of issue; order.

1. If any other person within 1 year after the appointment and qualification of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.220

Final distribution; conclusive presumption of death.

1. If no claims are made during the 1-year period by any person claiming to be the missing person or a person claiming ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.230

Distribution without bond if absence exceeds 5 years. If the petition provided in NRS 156.140 is filed more than 5 years after the disappearance of the missing person, the estate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.240

Limitation of actions. No claims against the estate of a missing person, or against the personal representative of the estate or any surety or distributee may be brought by any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.250

Powers and duties of administrators and executors. The administrator or executor to whom letters have been issued as provided in NRS 156.120 to 156.260, inclusive, shall administer and distribute the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 156.260

Applicability of NRS 156.120 to 156.260, inclusive. The provisions of NRS 156.120 to 156.260, inclusive, apply to all missing persons, whether their absence commenced prior to March 30, ...



Last modified: February 25, 2006