Nevada Arbitration Rules

      Rule 2.  Intent of program and application of rules.

      (A)  The purpose of the program is to provide a simplified procedure for obtaining a prompt and equitable resolution of certain civil matters.

      (B)  These rules shall apply to all arbitration proceedings commenced in the program.

      (C)  These arbitration rules are not intended, nor should they be construed, to address every issue which may arise during the arbitration process. The intent of these rules is to give considerable discretion to the arbitrator, the commissioner and the district judge. Arbitration hearings are intended to be informal, expeditious and consistent with the purposes and intent of these rules.

      (D)  These rules may be known and cited as the Nevada Arbitration Rules, or abbreviated N.A.R.

      [Added; effective July 1, 1992; amended effective January 1, 2005.]

About the Author

Jay Young is a Las Vegas, Nevada attorney. His practice focuses on business law, business litigation, and acting as an Arbitrator and Mediator.

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