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Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure

(January 2017)

I.     SCOPE OF RULES—ONE FORM OF ACTION

NRCP 1 – SCOPE AND PURPOSE
NRCP 2 – ONE FORM OF ACTION

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

NRCP 3 – COMMENCING AN ACTION
NRCP 4 – SUMMONS AND SERVICE

NRCP 4.1 – WAIVING SERVICE
NRCP 4.2 – SERVICE WITHIN NEVADA
NRCP 4.3 – SERVICE OUTSIDE NEVADA
NRCP 4.4 – ALTERNATIVE SERVICE METHODS
NRCP 5 – SERVICE AND FILING OF PLEADINGS AND OTHER PAPERS
NRCP 6 – COMPUTING AND EXTENDING TIME; TIME FOR MOTION PAPERS

III.     PLEADINGS AND MOTIONS

NRCP 7 – PLEADINGS ALLOWED; FORM OF MOTIONS AND OTHER PAPERS
NRCP 7.1 – DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
NRCP 8 – GENERAL RULES OF PLEADING
NRCP 9 – PLEADING SPECIAL MATTERS
NRCP 10 – FORM OF PLEADINGS
NRCP 11 – SIGNING PLEADINGS, MOTIONS, AND OTHER PAPERS; REPRESENTATIONS TO THE COURT; SANCTIONS
NRCP 12 – DEFENSES AND OBJECTIONS; WHEN AND HOW PRESENTED; MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS; CONSOLIDATION MOTIONS; WAIVING DEFENSES; PRETRIAL HEARING
NRCP 13 – COUNTERCLAIM AND CROSSCLAIM
NRCP 14 – THIRD-PARTY PRACTICE
NRCP 15 – AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTAL PLEADINGS
NRCP 16 – PRETRIAL CONFERENCES; SCHEDULING; MANAGEMENT
NRCP 16.1 – MANDATORY PRETRIAL DISCOVERY REQUIREMENTS
NRCP 16.2 – MANDATORY PREJUDGMENT DISCOVERY REQUIREMENTS IN FAMILY LAW ACTIONS (NOT INCLUDING PATERNITY OR CUSTODY ACTIONS BETWEEN UNMARRIED PERSONS)
NRCP 16.205 – MANDATORY PREJUDGMENT DISCOVERY REQUIREMENTS IN PATERNITY OR CUSTODY MATTERS
NRCP 16.21– POSTJUDGMENT DISCOVERY IN FAMILY LAW ACTIONS
NRCP 16.215 – CHILD WITNESS IN CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS
NRCP 16.22 – CHILD EVALUATIONS IN FAMILY LAW ACTIONS
NRCP 16.21 – POSTJUDGMENT DISCOVERY IN DOMESTIC RELATIONS MATTERS
NRCP 16.23 – PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EXAMINATIONS OF MINORS IN FAMILY LAW ACTIONS
NRCP 16.3 – DISCOVERY COMMISSIONERS

IV.      PARTIES

NRCP 17 – PLAINTIFF AND DEFENDANT; CAPACITY; PUBLIC OFFICERS
NRCP 18 – JOINDER OF CLAIMS
NRCP 19 – REQUIRED JOINDER OF PARTIES
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 TO PERPETUATE TESTIMONY
NRCP 28 – PERSONS BEFORE WHOM DEPOSITIONS MAY BE TAKEN
NRCP 29 – STIPULATIONS ABOUT DISCOVERY PROCEDURE
NRCP 30 – DEPOSITIONS UPON ORAL EXAMINATION
NRCP 31 – DEPOSITIONS UPON WRITTEN QUESTIONS
NRCP 32 – USING 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 EXAMINATIONS
NRCP 36 – REQUESTS FOR ADMISSION
NRCP 37 – FAILURE TO MAKE DISCLOSURE OR TO COOPERATE IN DISCOVERY; SANCTIONS

VI.     TRIALS

NRCP 38 – RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL; DEMAND
NRCP 39 – TRIAL BY JURY OR BY THE COURT
NRCP 40 – SCHEDULING OF CASES FOR TRIAL
NRCP 41 – DISMISSAL OF ACTIONS
NRCP 42 – CONSOLIDATION; SEPARATE TRIALS
NRCP 43 – TAKING TESTIMONY
NRCP 44 – PROVING AN OFFICIAL RECORD
NRCP 44.1 – DETERMINING FOREIGN LAW
NRCP 45 – SUBPOENA
NRCP 46 – OBJECTING TO A RULING OR ORDER
NRCP 47 – SELECTING JURORS
NRCP 48 – NUMBER OF JURORS
NRCP 49 – SPECIAL VERDICT; GENERAL VERDICT AND QUESTIONS
NRCP 50 – JUDGMENT AS A MATTER OF LAW IN A JURY TRIAL; RELATED MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL; CONDITIONAL RULINGS
NRCP 51 – INSTRUCTIONS TO JURY; OBJECTIONS; PRESERVING A CLAIM OF ERROR
NRCP 52 – FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS BY THE COURT; JUDGMENT ON PARTIAL FINDINGS
NRCP 53 – MASTERS

VII.     JUDGMENT

NRCP 54 – JUDGMENTS; ATTORNEY FEES
NRCP 55 – DEFAULT; DEFAULT JUDGMENT
NRCP 56 – SUMMARY JUDGMENT
NRCP 57 – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT
NRCP 58 – ENTERING 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 62.1 – INDICATIVE RULING ON A MOTION FOR RELIEF THAT IS BARRED BY A PENDING APPEAL
NRCP 63 – JUDGE’S INABILITY TO PROCEED

VIII.      PROVISIONAL AND FINAL REMEDIES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS

NRCP 64 – SEIZING A PERSON OR PROPERTY
NRCP 65 – INJUNCTIONS AND RESTRAINING ORDERS
NRCP 65.1 – SECURITY: PROCEEDINGS AGAINST A SECURITY PROVIDER
NRCP 66 – RECEIVERS
NRCP 67 – DEPOSIT IN COURT
NRCP 68 – OFFERS OF JUDGMENT
NRCP 69 – EXECUTION
NRCP 70 – ENFORCING A JUDGMENT FOR A SPECIFIC ACT
NRCP 71 – ENFORCING RELIEF FOR OR AGAINST A NONPARTY
NRCP 71.1  – RESERVED

IX.     DISTRICT COURTS AND CLERKS

NRCP 77 – CONDUCTING BUSINESS; CLERK’S AUTHORITY
NRCP 78 – HEARING MOTIONS; SUBMISSION ON BRIEFS
NRCP 79 – RESERVED
NRCP 80 – TRANSCRIPT OR RECORDING OF TESTIMONY AS EVIDENCE

X.     GENERAL PROVISIONS

NRCP 81 – APPLICABILITY OF THE RULES IN GENERAL; REMANDED ACTIONS
NRCP 82 – JURISDICTION AND VENUE UNAFFECTED
NRCP 83 – RULES BY DISTRICT COURTS; JUDGE’S DIRECTIVES
NRCP 84 – FORMS
NRCP 85 – CITATION
NRCP 86 – EFFECTIVE DATES

 

About the Author

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

Mr. Young can be reached at 702.667.4868 or at jay@h2law.com.

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