Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings
Sec. § 31.017
Issuance of writ of attachment without notice and hearing.


The court may order the writ of attachment issued without notice to the defendant only in the following cases:

1.

In an action by a resident of this State against a defendant not residing in this State. For purposes of this subsection only, domestic corporations and foreign corporations who are doing business in this State and who have qualified to do business in this State as required in chapter 80 of NRS shall be deemed residents of this State. Alien corporations and foreign corporations who have not qualified to do business shall be deemed nonresidents.

2.

In an action upon a foreign judgment for the direct payment of money.

3.

In an action for the recovery of the value of personal property, where such personal property is owned by the plaintiff and has been taken or converted by the defendant without the consent of the plaintiff.

4.

In an action by a resident of this State, where the defendant is about to remove the defendants money or property, or any part thereof, from this State, and the defendants property which may remain within this State, if any, will be insufficient to satisfy plaintiffs claim. For purposes of this subsection only, a foreign corporation qualified to do business in this State as provided in chapter 80 of NRS shall be deemed a resident of this State.

5.

Where the defendant is about to give, assign, hypothecate, pledge, dispose of or conceal the defendants money or property or any part thereof and the defendants money or property remaining in this State or that remaining unconcealed will be insufficient to satisfy the plaintiffs claim.

6.

In an action for the recovery of money or property, or the proceeds thereof, obtained from the plaintiff by the defendant through embezzlement, forgery, larceny or extortion.

7.

In an action brought under chapter 112 of NRS.

8.

In an action by the State, or a political subdivision thereof, brought under chapter 130 of NRS.

9.

In an action where jurisdiction in this State can only be obtained by the attachment of the defendants property.
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