Nevada Supreme Court Rule Changes (ADKTs)
ADKT 0435: On Sept. 22, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order setting Dec. 31, 2016, as the last date on which parties can request a mediation through the foreclosure mediation program. The Nevada Legislature passed SB512, which ends the foreclosure mediation program effective June 30, 2017.
ADKT 0507: On July 22, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order clarifying that NRCP and Title 4 of the NRS are generally applicable to guardianship proceedings under NRS Chapter 159.
ADKT 0515: On July 7, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order appointing members to a Commission to Study Child Support Guideline Review and Reform in Nevada.
ADKT 0495: On June 30, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order rescheduling its public hearing regarding proposed amendments to Nevada Rule of Professional Conduct 1.2 related to medical marijuana and extending the time frame for public comment. The hearing will now take place on September 9, 2016, at 3 p.m. at the Nevada Supreme Court courtroom in Carson City and will also be videoconferenced to Las Vegas. Written public comments regarding the proposed amendment must be submitted to the Nevada Supreme Court Clerk no later than 5 p.m. on September 2, 2016.
ADKT 0362: On June 24, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court entered an order in ADKT 0362, amending Supreme Court Rule 10 regarding the Senior Judge Program. The amendments shall become effective July 24, 2016.
ADKT 0513: On May 24, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order inviting comments regarding proposed amendments to Part VII, Rule 3 of the Supreme Court Rules, which pertains to the sealing and redacting of court records. Written comments must be submitted by 5 p.m. on June 10, 2016.
ADKT 0514: On May 12, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court filed a petition to consider the creation of a Children’s Commission.
ADKT 0510: On May 10, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order amending Nevada Rule of Appellate Procedure 3C, regarding fast track criminal appeals. The amendment becomes effective June 9, 2015.
ADKT 0512: On Feb. 2, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court filed a petition to amend Part V of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court, regarding family law. Exhibit C, on page 49 of the document, provides a comparison chart of changes.
ADKT 0511: On Dec. 17, 2015 the Nevada Supreme Court filed a petition proposing amendments to NRCP 16.1, 16.1(b)(1), and 16.1(e)(1) and (2) regarding pretrial discovery requirements.
ADKT 0244: On Dec. 17, 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court entered an order in ADKT 0244 issuing appointments and re-appointments of settlement judges. Terms began Jan. 4, 2016.
ADKT 0504: On November 126, 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order amending NRAP 36 (Entry of Judgment) regarding unpublished dispositions and repealing SCR 123. The order becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2016 and shall apply to orders issued on or after that date.
ADKT 0505: On November 5, 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court entered an order amending SCR 105, regarding attorney discipline. The order becomes effective December 5, 2015.
ADKT 0509: On Sept. 22, 2015, Judge Nancy Porter filed a petition to amend the rules of practice for the Fourth Judicial District to adopt and add Rule 22, regarding the American Bar Association’s Standards of Practice for Attorneys Representing Parents in Abuse and Neglect Cases. The petition was filed on September 30, 2015.
ADKT 0506: The Nevada Supreme Court issued an order amending several Supreme Court Rules regarding attorney discipline. This order becomes effective October 3, 2015.
ADKT 0458: The Nevada Supreme Court issued an order regarding the composition of the Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics. This order becomes effective October 3, 2015.
ADKT 0385: The Nevada Supreme Court has issued an order amending the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure, allowing pro se litigants to file briefs and other documents. The order becomes effective October 1, 2015.
ADKT 0481: On June 30, 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order amending Supreme Court Rule 7.5 to reflect the formation of the Nevada Court of Appeals and Nevada’s Eleventh Judicial District. The order becomes effective July 30, 2015.
ADKT 0424: On June 24, 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an invitation for written comment regarding a petition seeking amendment of Section B, Part IX-A, Rules Governing Appearance by Simultaneous Audiovisual Transmission Equipment for Criminal Proceedings. Comments must be submitted by 5 p.m. on July 10, 2015.
ADKT 0502: On May 22, the Nevada Supreme Court entered an order in ADKT 0502, adopting rule 16.215 of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, regarding child witnesses. The rule shall become effective 60 days from the date of the order.
ADKT 0297: The Nevada Supreme Court has approved the amendment of Supreme Court Rule 9, allowing the Chief Judge of the Nevada Court of Appeals to be a member of the Judicial Council of the State of Nevada.
ADKT 0494: On February 9, 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an ADKT that amends Eighth Judicial District Court Rules 2.49, 2.50 and adopts a new rule, 4.41; all such rules impact Juvenile Dependency judges, hearing masters and assignment of cases. Rule changes are effective 30 days from the date of this order.
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