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Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) 8 – General Rules of Pleading

Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) 8 – General Rules of Pleading Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) 8 governs how a plaintiff must state a claim. NRCP 8 closely mirrors the federal rule, which largely covers claims for relief and defenses. Claim Requirements Under NRCP 8 The initial pleading a plaintiff uses to state [...]

By |2020-05-05T11:24:56-07:00July 18th, 2018|Civil Procedure|0 Comments

NRCP 7: Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions

NRCP 7: Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions In following NRCP 6, which discusses when court documents should be filed, NRCP 7 discusses what kind of documents may be filed in those time periods and the format in which they must be drafted. There are six different enumerated pleadings allowed by NRCP 7, and the Court [...]

By |2019-09-11T07:05:54-07:00July 9th, 2018|Civil Procedure|0 Comments

NRCP 6 – Timing: When to File Court Documents

NRCP 6 – Timing: When to File Court Documents When filing pleadings and other court documents in Nevada state court, timing is of the utmost importance. If an attorney waits too long to file with the court, or fails to properly answer a complaint in a timely matter, then a case may be decided before [...]

By |2020-03-04T12:13:42-08:00June 15th, 2018|Civil Procedure|0 Comments

NRCP 5- Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers

NRCP 5- Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers In general, parties must give the other parties involved in the litigation documents that are used throughout the litigation proceedings. This process is called service. Such documents include all pleadings after the original complaint, discovery papers, written motions, except those heard ex parte, and every [...]

By |2020-03-04T12:46:42-08:00June 7th, 2018|Civil Procedure|0 Comments

Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure – Service of Process

Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure – Service of Process NRCP 4 is generally the first rule parties deal with in the very early stages of a lawsuit. Once a plaintiff files a complaint to initiate a lawsuit, the court clerk issues a summons for the plaintiff. It is then the plaintiff’s responsibility to deliver a [...]

By |2019-09-11T07:11:49-07:00May 30th, 2018|Civil Procedure|0 Comments