Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings
Service of writ.
If the writ be directed to the sheriff or other ministerial officer, it shall be delivered to such officer without delay by the clerk of the court presided over by the judge issuing the writ.
If the writ be directed to any other person, it shall be delivered to the sheriff or the sheriffs deputy, and shall be served by the sheriff or the sheriffs deputy without delay upon such person by delivering the same to the person.
If the officer or person to whom the writ is directed cannot be found, or shall refuse admittance to the officer or person serving or delivering the writ, it may be served or delivered by leaving it at the residence of the officer or person to whom it is directed or by affixing the same on some conspicuous place on the outside of the officers or persons dwelling house, or of the place where the party is confined or under restraint.
Service of the writ is made by serving a copy and exhibiting the original, and where posting is required, by posting a copy.