Nevada Civil Practice
Sec. § 19.0313
Additional fees in civil actions: Programs of mediation in cases involving custody or visitation of child; neighborhood justice centers.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 19.034, in a county whose population is 100,000 or more, the clerk of the court shall, on the commencement of any civil action or proceeding in the district court for which a filing fee is required, and on the filing of any answer or appearance in any such action or proceeding for which a filing fee is required, charge and collect not less than $5 but not more than $10 from the party commencing, answering or appearing in the action or proceeding. The fee required pursuant to this section is in addition to any other fee required by law.

2.

On or before the first Monday of each month, the clerk of the court shall pay over to the county treasurer the amount of all fees collected by the clerk of the court pursuant to subsection 1 for use in the programs established in accordance with NRS 3.500 and 244.1607.

3.

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 19.034, the board of county commissioners of any other county may impose by ordinance an additional filing fee of not more than $10 to be paid on the commencement of any civil action or proceeding in the district court for which a filing fee is required and on the filing of any answer or appearance in any such action or proceeding for which a filing fee is required. On or before the fifth day of each month, in a county where this fee has been imposed, the clerk of the court shall account for and pay over to the county treasurer all fees collected during the preceding month pursuant to this subsection for credit to an account for dispute resolution in the county general fund. The money in the account must be used only to support a program established pursuant to NRS 3.500 or 244.1607.
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