Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433A.709 - Mental Health

Hearing; determination; court order.

1. At the time stated in the notice, or at the earliest time thereafter to which the hearing is postponed, the court shall proceed to hear the petition.

2. If, after the hearing, the court is satisfied that the matters set forth in the petition and supporting affidavit are true, and no reason appears to the contrary, the court shall order all court and clinical records relating to the petitionerís admission and treatment sealed.

3. The clerk shall send a certified copy of the order to each facility and hospital named therein. Each recipient of the order shall, within 5 days after receipt of the order:

(a) Seal all records in its custody, as directed by the order.

(b) Advise the court of its compliance.

(c) Seal the copy of the order that it received.

Last modified: February 27, 2006