Nevada Supreme Court Rule Changes (ADKTs)
ADKT 0512: On March 16, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order correcting a typographical error in the amendments to the rules of practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court, Part V, repealing and replacing EDCR 5.01 through 5.88, and EDCR 5.90, with Rules 5.100 through 5.602.
ADKT 0504: On March 7, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order scheduling a public hearing and requesting public comment about amending Rule 36 of the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure to allow citation of unpublished opinions. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. in the Nevada Supreme Court Courtroom, located at 408 East Clark Avenue in Las Vegas. The hearing will be videoconference to the Nevada Supreme Court courtroom in Carson City. Written comments must be submitted the Supreme Court Clerk by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
ADKT 0521: On Feb. 28, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order repealing Nevada Rule of Appellate Procedure (NRAP) 16.1 and amending rules 16.2 and 16.205, regarding domestic relations cases. New forms related to these rules have also been adopted. These changes become effective May 1, 2017.
ADKT 0417: On Feb. 16, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition to amend Rule 10 of the Local Rules of Practice for the Second Judicial District (WDCR 10). A complete draft of the rule is available in the full text of the order.
ADKT 0495: On Feb. 10, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order adding a comment to Nevada Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(b) related to attorney involvement in state-authorized sales of marijuana. The order became effective immediately.
ADKT 0522: On Feb. 10, 2017, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order establishing a committee to review the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure and associated rules. A complete list of committee members is available in the full text of the order.
ADKT 0518: On Dec. 27, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order based on a petition from the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors, amending Supreme Court Rule 121.1 regarding the dissemination of discipline information via public letters of reprimand. The change becomes effective Jan. 26, 2017.
ADKT 0517: On Nov. 28, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order amending Rule 8(a) of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP), correcting a discrepancy between the stated rule and NRS 4.370. The order becomes effective Jan. 28, 2017.
ADKT 0499: On Nov. 15, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order amending Supreme Court Rule 207 and related rules regarding the process for selecting and supervising members of the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education. The order becomes effective Jan. 1, 2017.
ADKT 0424: On Nov. 14, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order repealing the original section of Part IX of the Supreme Court Rules. This change becomes effective Dec. 14, 2016.
ADKT 0501: On Oct. 12, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order amending Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure (NRAP) 17 (regarding division of cases between the Appellate and Supreme Courts) and 21 (regarding the filing of writs). These amendments become effective January 1, 2017.
ADKT 0435: On Oct. 12, 2016, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order setting five years as the outside periods for retaining records related to the operation of the Nevada 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.
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