Nevada Civil Practice

Sec. § 19.033
Additional fees in action for dissolution of marriage or termination of domestic partnership.


In each county, on the commencement of any action for divorce or the termination of a domestic partnership in the district court, the clerk of the court shall charge and collect, in addition to other fees required by law, a fee of $30. The fee must be paid by the party commencing the action.


On or before the first Monday of each month, the clerk of the court shall pay over to the county treasurer an amount equal to all fees collected by the clerk of the court pursuant to subsection 1, and the county treasurer shall place that amount to the credit of the State General Fund. Quarterly, the county treasurer shall remit all money so collected to the State Controller, who shall place the money in an account in the State General Fund for use by the Director of the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation to administer the provisions of NRS 388.605 to 388.655, inclusive.


The board of county commissioners of any county may impose by ordinance an additional filing fee of not more than $6 to be paid by the defendant in an action for divorce, annulment or separate maintenance. In a county where this fee has been imposed:


On the appearance of a defendant in the action in the district court, the clerk of the court, in addition to any other fees provided by law, shall charge and collect from the defendant the prescribed fee to be paid upon the filing of the first paper in the action by the defendant.


On or before the fifth day of each month, the clerk of the court shall account for and pay to the county treasurer all fees collected during the preceding month pursuant to paragraph (a).

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