Nevada Wills and Estates of Deceased Persons
Sec. § 155.020
Method and form for notices.


1.

Notice of a petition for the probate of a will and the issuance of letters and the notice to creditors must be given to:

(a)

The persons respectively entitled thereto, including the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services, as provided in NRS 155.010; and

(b)

The public, including creditors whose names and addresses are not readily ascertainable, by publication on three dates of publication before the hearing, and if the newspaper is published more than once each week, there must be at least 10 days from the first to last dates of publication, including both the first and last days.

2.

Every publication required by this section must be made in a newspaper published in the county where the proceedings are pending, but if there is not such a newspaper, then in one having general circulation in that county.

3.

The notice of the hearing upon the petition to administer the estate must be in substantially the following form:
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NOTICE OF THE HEARING UPON THE PETITION TO
ADMINISTER THE ESTATE
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Notice is hereby given that ................................ has filed in this court a petition for the probate of a will and for letters testamentary, or for letters of administration, of the estate of ................................, deceased, and a hearing has been set for the .......... day of the month of................, of the year......, at .......... (a.m. or p.m.) at the courthouse of the above-entitled court. All persons interested in the estate are notified to appear and show cause why the petition should not be granted.
Dated ....................................
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4.

As soon as practicable after appointment, a personal representative shall, in addition to publishing the notice to creditors, mail a copy of the notice to those creditors whose names and addresses are readily ascertainable as of the date of first publication of the notice and who have not already filed a claim. The notice must be in substantially the following form:
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS
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Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed and qualified by the (giving the title of the court and the date of appointment) as personal representative of the estate of ................................, deceased. All creditors having claims against the estate are required to file the claims with the clerk of the court within .......... (60 or 90) days after the mailing or the first publication (as the case may be) of this notice.
Dated ....................................
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5.

If before the last day for the filing of a creditor’s claim under NRS 147.040, the personal representative discovers the existence of a creditor who was not readily ascertainable at the time of first publication of the notice to creditors, the personal representative shall immediately mail a copy of the notice to the creditor.
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