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RULE 85.  TITLE

      These rules may be known and cited as the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, or abbreviated N.R.C.P.

RULE 33.  INTERROGATORIES TO PARTIES

      (a) Availability.  Without leave of court or written stipulation, any party may serve upon any other party written interrogatories, not exceeding 40 in number including all discrete subparts, to be answered by the party served or, if the party served is a public or private corporation or a partnership or association or governmental agency, by any officer or agent, who shall furnish such information as is available to the party. Leave to serve additional interrogatories shall be granted to the extent consistent with the principles of Rule 26(b)(2). Without leave of court or written stipulation, interrogatories may not be served before the time specified in Rule 26(a).

      [As amended; effective January 1, 2005.]

      (b) Answers and Objections.

              (1) Each interrogatory shall be answered separately and fully in writing under oath, unless it is objected to, in which event the objecting party shall state the reasons for objection and shall answer to the extent the interrogatory is not objectionable. The answers shall first set forth each interrogatory asked, followed by the answer or response of the party.

              (2) The answers are to be signed by the person making them, and the objections signed by the attorney making them.

             (3) The party upon whom the interrogatories have been served shall serve a copy of the answers, and objections if any, within 30 days after the service of the interrogatories. A short or longer time may be directed by the court or in the absence of such an order, agreed to in writing by the parties subject to Rule 29.

              (4) All grounds for an objection to an interrogatory shall be stated with specificity. Any ground not stated in a timely objection is waived unless the party’s failure to object is excused by the court for good cause shown.

              (5) The party submitting the interrogatories may move for an order under Rule 37(a) with respect to any objection to or other failure to answer an interrogatory.

      [As amended; effective January 1, 2005.]

      (c) Scope; Use at Trial.  Interrogatories may relate to any matters which can be inquired into under Rule 26(b), and the answers may be used to the extent permitted by the rules of evidence.

       An interrogatory otherwise proper is not necessarily objectionable merely because an answer to the interrogatory involves an opinion or contention that relates to fact or the application of law to fact, but the court may order that such an interrogatory need not be answered until after designated discovery has been completed or until a pretrial conference or other later time.

      [As amended; effective January 1, 2005.]

      (d) Option to Produce Business Records.  Where the answer to an interrogatory may be derived or ascertained from the business records of the party upon whom the interrogatory has been served or from an examination, audit or inspection of such business records, including a compilation, abstract or summary thereof, and the burden of deriving or ascertaining the answer is substantially the same for the party serving the interrogatory as for the party served, it is a sufficient answer to such interrogatory to specify the records from which the answer may be derived or ascertained and to afford to the party serving the interrogatory reasonable opportunity to examine, audit or inspect such records and to make copies, compilations, abstracts or summaries. A specification shall be in sufficient detail to permit the interrogating party to locate and to identify, as readily as can the party served, the records from which the answer may be ascertained.

      [As amended; effective January 1, 2005.]

Nevada Rules of Civil Procedures

(January 2017)

I.     SCOPE OF RULES—ONE FORM OF ACTION

NRCP 1 – SCOPE OF RULES
NRCP 2 – ONE FORM OF ACTION

II.     COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION; SERVICE OF PROCESS, PLEADINGS, MOTIONS, AND ORDERS

NRCP 3 – COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION
NRCP 4 – PROCESS
NRCP 5 – SERVICE AND FILING OF PLEADINGS AND OTHER PAPERS

III.     PLEADINGS AND MOTIONS

NRCP 6 – TIME
NRCP 7 – PLEADINGS ALLOWED; FORM OF MOTIONS
NRCP 7.1 – DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
NRCP 8 – GENERAL RULES OF PLEADING
NRCP 9 – PLEADING SPECIAL MATTERS
NRCP 10 – FORM OF PLEADINGS
NRCP 11 – SIGNING OF PLEADINGS
NRCP 12 – DEFENSES AND OBJECTIONS—WHEN AND HOW PRESENTED—BY PLEADING OR MOTION—MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON PLEADINGS
NRCP 13 – COUNTERCLAIM AND CROSS-CLAIM
NRCP 14 – THIRD-PARTY PRACTICE
NRCP 15 – AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTAL PLEADINGS
NRCP 16 – PRETRIAL CONFERENCES; SCHEDULING; MANAGEMENT
NRCP 16.1 – MANDATORY PRE-TRIAL DISCOVERY REQUIREMENTS [family]
NRCP 16.1 – MANDATORY PRETRIAL DISCOVERY REQUIREMENTS [non-family]
NRCP 16.2 – MANDATORY PREJUDGMENT DISCOVERY REQUIREMENTS IN DIVORCE, ANNULMENT, SEPARATE MAINTENANCE, OR DISSOLUTION OF DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP MATTERS
NRCP 16.205 – MANDATORY PREJUDGMENT DISCOVERY REQUIREMENTS IN PATERNITY OR CUSTODY MATTERS
NRCP 16.21 – POSTJUDGMENT DISCOVERY IN DOMESTIC RELATIONS MATTERS
RULE 16.215.  CHILD WITNESSES
NRCP 16.3 – DISCOVERY COMMISSIONERS

IV.      PARTIES

NRCP 17 – PARTIES PLAINTIFF AND DEFENDANT; CAPACITY
NRCP 18 – JOINDER OF CLAIMS AND REMEDIES
NRCP 19 – JOINDER OF PERSONS NEEDED FOR JUST ADJUDICATION
NRCP 20 – PERMISSIVE JOINDER OF PARTIES
NRCP 21 – MISJOINDER AND NONJOINDER OF PARTIES
NRCP 22 – INTERPLEADER
NRCP 23 – CLASS ACTIONS
NRCP 23.1 – DERIVATIVE ACTIONS BY SHAREHOLDERS
NRCP 23.2 – ACTIONS RELATING TO UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS
NRCP 24 – INTERVENTION
NRCP 25 – SUBSTITUTION OF PARTIES

V.     DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY

NRCP 26 – GENERAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING DISCOVERY
NRCP 27 – DEPOSITIONS BEFORE ACTION OR PENDING APPEAL
NRCP 28 – PERSONS BEFORE WHOM DEPOSITIONS MAY BE TAKEN
NRCP 29 – STIPULATIONS REGARDING DISCOVERY PROCEDURE
NRCP 30 – DEPOSITIONS UPON ORAL EXAMINATION
NRCP 31 – DEPOSITIONS UPON WRITTEN QUESTIONS
NRCP 32 – USE OF DEPOSITIONS IN COURT PROCEEDINGS
NRCP 33 – INTERROGATORIES TO PARTIES
NRCP 34 – PRODUCING DOCUMENTS, ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION, AND TANGIBLE THINGS, OR ENTERING ONTO LAND, FOR INSPECTION AND OTHER PURPOSES
NRCP 35 – PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EXAMINATION OF PERSONS
NRCP 36 – REQUESTS FOR ADMISSION
NRCP 37 – FAILURE TO MAKE DISCLOSURE OR COOPERATE IN DISCOVERY; SANCTIONS

VI.     TRIALS

NRCP 38 – JURY TRIAL OF RIGHT
NRCP 39 – TRIAL BY JURY OR BY THE COURT
NRCP 40 – ASSIGNMENT OF CASES FOR TRIAL
NRCP 41 – DISMISSAL OF ACTIONS
NRCP 42 – CONSOLIDATION; SEPARATE TRIALS
NRCP 43 – EVIDENCE
NRCP 44 – PROOF OF OFFICIAL RECORD RULE
NRCP 44.1 – DETERMINATION OF FOREIGN LAW
NRCP 45 – SUBPOENA
NRCP 46 – EXCEPTIONS UNNECESSARY
NRCP 47 – JURORS
NRCP 48 – JURIES OF LESS THAN EIGHT
NRCP 49 – SPECIAL VERDICTS AND INTERROGATORIES
NRCP 50 – JUDGMENT AS A MATTER OF LAW IN JURY TRIALS; ALTERNATIVE MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL; CONDITIONAL RULINGS
NRCP 51 – INSTRUCTIONS TO JURY; OBJECTIONS; PRESERVING A CLAIM OF ERROR
NRCP 52 – FINDINGS BY THE COURT; JUDGMENT ON PARTIAL FINDINGS
NRCP 53 – MASTERS

VII.     JUDGMENT

NRCP 54 – JUDGMENTS; ATTORNEY FEES
NRCP 55 – DEFAULT
NRCP 56 – SUMMARY JUDGMENT
NRCP 57 – DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS
NRCP 58 – ENTRY OF JUDGMENT
NRCP 59 – NEW TRIALS; AMENDMENT OF JUDGMENTS
NRCP 60 – RELIEF FROM JUDGMENT OR ORDER
NRCP 61 – HARMLESS ERROR
NRCP 62 – STAY OF PROCEEDINGS TO ENFORCE A JUDGMENT
NRCP 63 – INABILITY OF A JUDGE TO PROCEED

VIII.      PROVISIONAL AND FINAL REMEDIES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS

NRCP 64 – SEIZURE OF PERSON OR PROPERTY
NRCP 65 – INJUNCTIONS
NRCP 65.1 – SECURITY: PROCEEDINGS AGAINST SURETIES
NRCP 66 – RECEIVERS
NRCP 67 – DEPOSIT IN COURT
NRCP 68 – OFFERS OF JUDGMENT
NRCP 69 – EXECUTION
NRCP 70 – JUDGMENT FOR SPECIFIC ACTS; VESTING TITLE
NRCP 71 – PROCESS IN BEHALF OF AND AGAINST PERSONS NOT PARTIES

IX.     DISTRICT COURTS AND CLERKS

NRCP 77 – DISTRICT COURTS AND CLERKS
NRCP 78 – MOTION DAY
NRCP 79 – RESERVED
NRCP 80 – STENOGRAPHIC REPORT OR TRANSCRIPT AS EVIDENCE

X.     GENERAL PROVISIONS

NRCP 81 – APPLICABILITY IN GENERAL
NRCP 82 – JURISDICTION AND VENUE UNAFFECTED
NRCP 83 – RULES BY DISTRICT COURTS
NRCP 84 – FORMS
NRCP 85 – TITLE
NRCP 86 – EFFECTIVE DATES

APPENDIX OF FORMS

Form 1 – Summons
Form 2 – Reserved
Form 3 – Complaint on a Promissory Note
Form 4 – Complaint on an Account
Form 5 – Complaint for Goods Sold and Delivered
Form 6 – Complaint for Money Lent
Form 7 – Complaint for Money Paid by Mistake
Form 8 – Complaint for Money Had and Received
Form 9 – Complaint for Negligence
Form 10 – Complaint for Negligence Where Plaintiff Is Unable to Determine Definitely Whether the Person Responsible Is C. D. or E. F. or Whether Both Are Responsible and Where His Evidence May Justify a Finding of Wilfulness or of Recklessness or of Negligence
Form 11 – Complaint for Conversion
Form 12 – Complaint for Specific Performance of Contract to Convey Land
Form 13 – Complaint on Claim for Debt and to Set Aside Fraudulent Conveyance Under Rule 18(b)
Form 14 – Complaint for Negligence Under Federal Employers’ Liability Act
Form 15 – Reserved
Form 16 – Reserved
Form 17 – Reserved
Form 18 – Complaint for Interpleader and Declaratory Relief
Form 19 – Motion to Dismiss, Presenting Defense of Failure to State a Claim
Form 20 – Answer Presenting Defenses Under Rule 12(b)
Form 21 – Answer to Complaint Set Forth in Form 8, With Counterclaim for Interpleader
Form 22-A – Summons and Complaint Against Third-Party Defendant
Form 22-B – Motion to Bring in Third-Party Defendant
Form 23 – Motion to Intervene as a Defendant Under Rule 24
Form 24 – Request for Production of Documents, Etc., Under Rule 34
Form 25 – Request for Admission Under Rule 36
Form 26 – Allegation of Reason for Omitting Party
Form 27 – [Abrogated]
Form 28 – Reserved
Form 29 – Reserved
Form 30 – Suggestion of Death Upon the Record Under Rule 25(a)(1)
Form 31 – Judgment on Jury Verdict
Form 32 – Judgment on Decision by the Court
Form 33 – Consent to Service by Electronic Means Under Rule 5

 

Form 33.  Consent to Service by Electronic Means Under Rule 5

       The undersigned party hereby consents to service of documents under Rule 5(a) by electronic means as designated below in accordance with Rule 5(b)(2)(D).

 Party name(s):

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

 Documents served by electronic means must be transmitted to the following person(s):

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

 Facsimile transmission to the following facsimile number(s):

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

 Electronic mail to the following e-mail address(es):

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

 Attachments to e-mail must be in the following format(s):

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

       The undersigned party also acknowledges that this consent does not require service by the specified means unless the serving party elects to serve by that means.

      Dated this __________ day of _______________, 20_____.

                                                                     Signed:  ______________________________,

                                                                                     Attorney for Consenting Party

                                                                    Address: ____________________________

                                                                   Telephone: ____________________________

                                                                   Fax number: ____________________________

                                                                   E-mail address: ____________________________

       [Added; effective January 1, 2005.]

Form 32.  Judgment on Decision by the Court

(Title of Court)

                                                                                Civil Action, File Number __________

A.B., Plaintiff                                 }

        v.                                               }        Judgment

C.D., Defendant                             }

      This action came on for [trial] [hearing] before the Court, Honorable John Marshall, District Judge, presiding, and the issues having been duly [tried] [heard] and a decision having been duly rendered,

      It Is Ordered and Adjudged

      [that the plaintiff A. B. recover of the defendant C. D. the sum of __________, with interest thereon at the rate of __________ per cent as provided by law, and his costs of action.]

      [that the plaintiff take nothing, that the action be dismissed on the merits, and that the defendant C. D. recover of the plaintiff A. B. his costs of action.]

      Dated at __________, Nevada, this _____ day of __________, 20_____.

                                                                                  ______________________________

                                                                         District Judge

      [Added; effective March 16, 1964.]

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