Nevada Civil Practice
Sec. § 19.0302
Additional fees in civil actions: Special account for benefit of district court; certain amount to be remitted to organization that operates legal services in larger counties.


1.

Except as otherwise provided by specific statute and in addition to any other fee required by law, the clerk of the court shall charge and collect the following fees:

(a)

On the commencement of any action or proceeding in the district court, other than those listed in paragraphs (c), (e) and (f), or on the transfer of any action or proceeding from a district court of another county, to be paid by the party commencing the action, proceeding or transfer............................................................................................. $99

(b)

On the appearance of any defendant or any number of defendants answering jointly, to be paid upon the filing of the first paper in the action by the defendant or defendants....................................................... $99

(c)

On the filing of a petition for letters testamentary or letters of administration, which fee does not include the court fee prescribed by NRS 19.020, to be paid by the petitioner:

(1)

Where the stated value of the estate is $200,000 or more......................... $352

(2)

Where the stated value of the estate is more than $20,000 but less than $200,000 $99

(3)

Where the stated value of the estate is $20,000 or less, no fee may be charged or collected.

(d)

On the filing of a motion for summary judgment or a joinder thereto........... $200

(e)

On the commencement of an action defined as a business matter pursuant to the local rules of practice and on the answer or appearance of any party in any such action or proceeding, to be paid by the party commencing, answering or appearing in the action or proceeding thereto.......................................................................................... $1,359

(f)

On the commencement of:

(1)

An action for a constructional defect pursuant to NRS 40.600 to 40.695, inclusive; or

(2)

Any other action defined as complex pursuant to the local rules of practice,
and on the answer or appearance of any party in any such action or proceeding, to be paid by the party commencing, answering or appearing in the action or proceeding........................................................................ $349

(g)

On the filing of a third-party complaint, to be paid by the filing party......... $135

(h)

On the filing of a motion to certify or decertify a class, to be paid by the filing party $349

(i)

For the issuance of any writ of attachment, writ of garnishment, writ of execution or any other writ designed to enforce any judgment of the court........................................................................................................... $10

2.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, fees collected pursuant to this section must be deposited into a special account administered by the county and maintained for the benefit of the district court. The money in that account must be used only:

(a)

To offset the costs for adding and maintaining new judicial departments, including, without limitation, the cost for additional staff;

(b)

To reimburse the county for any capital costs incurred for maintaining any judicial departments that are added by the 75th Session of the Nevada Legislature; and

(c)

If any money remains in the account in a fiscal year after satisfying the purposes set forth in paragraphs (a) and (b), to:

(1)

Acquire land on which to construct additional facilities for the district court or a regional justice center that includes the district court;

(2)

Construct or acquire additional facilities for the district court or a regional justice center that includes the district court;

(3)

Renovate or remodel existing facilities for the district court or a regional justice center that includes the district court;

(4)

Acquire furniture, fixtures and equipment necessitated by the construction or acquisition of additional facilities or the renovation of an existing facility for the district court or a regional justice center that includes the district court;

(5)

Acquire advanced technology;

(6)

Pay debt service on any bonds issued pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 350.020 for the acquisition of land or facilities or the construction or renovation of facilities for the district court or a regional justice center that includes the district court;

(7)

In a county whose population is less than 100,000, support court appointed special advocate programs for children, at the discretion of the judges of the judicial district;

(8)

In a county whose population is less than 100,000, support legal services to the indigent and to be used by the organization operating the program for legal services that receives the fees charged pursuant to NRS 19.031 for the operation of programs for the indigent; or

(9)

Be carried forward to the next fiscal year.

3.

Except as otherwise provided by specific statute, all fees prescribed in this section are payable in advance if demanded by the clerk of the court.

4.

Each clerk of the court shall, on or before the fifth day of each month, account for and pay to the county treasurer:

(a)

In a county whose population is 100,000 or more, an amount equal to $10 of each fee collected pursuant to paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection 1 during the preceding month. The county treasurer shall remit quarterly to the organization operating the program for legal services that receives the fees charged pursuant to NRS 19.031 for the operation of programs for the indigent all the money received from the clerk of the court pursuant to this paragraph.

(b)

All remaining fees collected pursuant to this section during the preceding month.
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