Nevada Civil Practice
Sec. § 19.0335
Additional fees in civil action involving multiple parties.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 19.034, on the commencement of any civil action in the district court for which a filing fee is required, the clerk of court shall collect, in addition to any other fee required by law, the following fees in any action that involves more than one plaintiff and one defendant:

(a)

A fee of $30 for each additional plaintiff named in a complaint when the complaint is filed.

(b)

A fee of $30 for each additional defendant named in an answer when the answer is filed, or a fee of $30 for each additional party appearing in the action when the additional party appears in the action.

(c)

If a complaint is amended to name an additional plaintiff, a fee of $30 for each additional plaintiff named when the complaint is amended.

2.

On or before the first Monday of each month, the clerk of court shall pay over to the county treasurer the amount of all fees collected by the clerk of the court pursuant to subsection 1. The county treasurer shall distribute, on or before the 15th day of that month, the money received in the following amounts for each fee received:

(a)

Eight dollars for credit to a special account in the county general fund for the use of the district court for advanced and improved technological purposes. The special account is restricted to the use specified, the money in the special account must not be used to supplant existing budgets for maintenance and support of technology, and the balance in the special account must be carried forward at the end of each fiscal year.

(b)

Seven dollars for credit to a special account in the county general fund in each county in which legal services are provided without charge to indigent or elderly persons through a program for legal aid organized under the auspices of the State Bar of Nevada, a county or local bar association, a county or municipal program for legal services or other program funded by this State or the United States to provide legal assistance. The county treasurer shall remit quarterly to the organization operating the program for legal services all the money received by the county treasurer from the clerk of court. The organization operating the program for legal services shall use any money received pursuant to this paragraph as follows:

(1)

Five dollars for the benefit of indigent persons in the county; and

(2)

Two dollars for the benefit of elderly persons in the county.

(c)

Ten dollars to the State Controller for credit to a special account in the State General Fund. The State Controller shall distribute the money received to the Office of Court Administrator for use in support and maintenance of case management systems approved by the Office of Court Administrator, for statewide technological purposes and for distribution to the courts for technological purposes. The special account is restricted to the use specified, and the balance in the special account must be carried forward at the end of each fiscal year.

(d)

Five dollars to the State Controller for credit to a special account in the State General Fund. The State Controller shall distribute the money received to the Office of Court Administrator for the payment for the services of retired justices, retired judges of the Court of Appeals and retired district judges. The special account is restricted to the use specified, and the balance in the special account must be carried forward at the end of each fiscal year.

3.

As used in this section:

(a)

Office of Court Administrator means the Office of Court Administrator created pursuant to NRS 1.320.

(b)

Technological purposes means the acquisition or improvement of technology, including, without limitation, acquiring or improving technology for converting and archiving records, purchasing hardware and software, maintaining the technology, training employees in the operation of the technology and contracting for professional services relating to the technology.
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