Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 38.510
Disqualification of collaborative lawyer and lawyers in associated law firm in certain related proceedings.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a collaborative lawyer is disqualified from appearing before a tribunal to represent a party in a proceeding related to the collaborative matter.

2.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3 and NRS 38.515 and 38.520, a lawyer in a law firm with which the collaborative lawyer is associated is disqualified from appearing before a tribunal to represent a party in a proceeding related to the collaborative matter if the collaborative lawyer is disqualified from doing so under subsection 1.

3.

A collaborative lawyer or a lawyer in a law firm with which the collaborative lawyer is associated may represent a party:

(a)

To ask a tribunal to approve an agreement resulting from the collaborative law process; or

(b)

To seek or defend an emergency order to protect the health, safety, welfare or interest of a party, or a member of the family or the household of a party, if a successor lawyer is not immediately available to represent that person.

4.

A collaborative lawyer or a lawyer in a law firm with which the collaborative lawyer is associated may represent a party, or a member of the family or the household of a party, under paragraph (b) of subsection 3 only until that person is represented by a successor lawyer or reasonable measures are taken to protect the health, safety, welfare or interest of that person.
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Feb. 5, 2021