Nevada Revised Statutes Section 179.315 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Use of authorized forms.

1. Unless otherwise expressly required by this title, no particular form of words is required to be used in any pleading, warrant, order, motion or other paper incident to a criminal proceeding. Substantial compliance with any statutory requirement as to content, or in the absence of any such requirement, language which reasonably informs the defendant or other person to whom such paper is directed of its nature, is sufficient.

2. The use of one of the forms set out in NRS 179.320 to 179.400, inclusive, modified as may be necessary to fit the case, is prima facie sufficient for their respective purposes.

Last modified: February 25, 2006