Public Hearing Set for Sept. 22 to Discuss Rule Changes re: Evictions
Recently, the Nevada Supreme Court issued the following ADKTs regarding proposed eviction-related rule amendments. The amendments include:
- ADKT 0567: On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition to adopt rules relating to mediation of residential summary evictions and to amend the Nevada Justice Court Rules of Civil Procedure (JCRCP) respecting summary eviction notices. The petitioners have requested that this matter should be considered at the same time as, and in conjunction with, ADKT 564 and ADKT 562, which propose additional eviction-related amendments to the Las Vegas Justice Court Rules and the Henderson Justice Court Rules, respectively, and ADKT 566, which proposes amendments to the JCRCP concerning in forma pauperis filings in summary eviction actions.
- ADKT 0564: On Friday, August 28, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition from the Las Vegas Justice Court requesting permission to repeal specific local eviction rules and re-enact replacement rules in a separate body of rules. Exhibits identifying the rules to be repealed and the proposed re-enacted replacement rules arc attached to the petition.
- ADKT 0566: On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition requesting permission to add a new rule to the Justice Court Rules of Civil Procedure that governs the processing of applications for in forma pauperis status.
- ADKT 0562: On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order scheduling a public hearing and requesting comments regarding proposed court rules for the Justice Court of Henderson Township. The proposed rules are available in an exhibit attached to the original petition filed with the Nevada Supreme Court.
The court has issued an order scheduling a public hearing and requesting comments regarding ADKTs 0566 and 0562. The public hearing will be virtual and can be viewed at www.nvcourts.gov/supreme on Sept. 22, 2020, at 10 a.m.
Persons interested in participating in the hearing must notify the clerk no later than 5 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2020. Participation will be possible via www.bluejeans.com – login information is available in the ADKTs.
Written comments are invited and must also be submitted by 5 p.m. on Sept. 16 to Elizabeth A. Brown, Clerk of the Supreme Court, 201 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701.
Comments and requests to participate may also be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.