Nevada State Judicial Department

Sec. § 4.345
Disqualification of justice of the peace in certain counties: Substitution of municipal judge.

In counties whose population is 100,000 or less, if the justice of the peace is disqualified by reason of being a party to or interested in a proceeding pending in the justice court or of being related to the defendant, plaintiff or complaining witness in the proceeding by consanguinity or affinity within the third degree, or in any case of the justice’s sickness, absence or inability to act, and if a substitute justice of the peace has not been obtained pursuant to NRS 4.340 and a person has not been appointed from the panel of substitute justices of the peace pursuant to NRS 4.032, a judge of a municipal court of any city in the county may, on the written request of the chair of the board of county commissioners, serve in place of the justice of the peace.

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