Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings
Sec. § 32.295
Powers and duties of receiver.


1.

Except as limited by court order or law of this State other than NRS 32.100 to 32.370, inclusive, a receiver may:

(a)

Collect, control, manage, conserve and protect receivership property;

(b)

Operate a business constituting receivership property, including preservation, use, sale, lease, license, exchange, collection or disposition of the property in the ordinary course of business;

(c)

In the ordinary course of business, incur unsecured debt and pay expenses incidental to the receivers preservation, use, sale, lease, license, exchange, collection or disposition of receivership property;

(d)

Assert a right, claim, cause of action or defense of the owner that relates to receivership property;

(e)

Seek and obtain instruction from the court concerning receivership property, exercise of the receivers powers and performance of the receivers duties;

(f)

On subpoena, compel a person to submit to examination under oath, or to produce and permit inspection and copying of designated records or tangible things, with respect to receivership property or any other matter that may affect administration of the receivership;

(g)

Engage a professional as provided in NRS 32.310;

(h)

Apply to a court of another state for appointment as ancillary receiver with respect to receivership property located in that state; and

(i)

Exercise any power conferred by court order, NRS 32.100 to 32.370, inclusive, or law of this State other than NRS 32.100 to 32.370, inclusive.

2.

With court approval, a receiver may:

(a)

Incur debt for the use or benefit of receivership property other than in the ordinary course of business;

(b)

Make improvements to receivership property;

(c)

Use or transfer receivership property other than in the ordinary course of business as provided in NRS 32.315;

(d)

Adopt or reject an executory contract of the owner as provided in NRS 32.320;

(e)

Pay compensation to the receiver as provided in NRS 32.340, and to each professional engaged by the receiver as provided in NRS 32.310;

(f)

Recommend allowance or disallowance of a claim of a creditor as provided in NRS 32.335; and

(g)

Make a distribution of receivership property as provided in NRS 32.335.

3.

A receiver shall:

(a)

Prepare and retain appropriate business records, including a record of each receipt, disbursement and disposition of receivership property;

(b)

Account for receivership property, including the proceeds of a sale, lease, license, exchange, collection or other disposition of the property;

(c)

Record in the office of the county recorder of the county in which the receivership is administered and in the office of the county recorder of every county in which any real property of the receivership is located a copy of the order appointing the receiver and, if a legal description of the real property is not included in the order, the legal description;

(d)

Disclose to the court any fact arising during the receivership which would disqualify the receiver under NRS 32.265; and

(e)

Perform any duty imposed by court order, NRS 32.100 to 32.370, inclusive, or law of this State other than NRS 32.100 to 32.370, inclusive.

4.

The powers and duties of a receiver may be expanded, modified or limited by court order.
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