Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 40.340

The court or justice of the peace may for good cause shown adjourn the trial of any cause under NRS 40.220 to 40.420, inclusive, not exceeding 5 days; and when the defendant, or the defendant’s agent or attorney, shall make oath that the defendant cannot safely proceed to trial for want of some material witness, naming that witness, stating the evidence that the defendant expects to obtain, showing that the defendant has used due diligence to obtain such witness and believes that if an adjournment be allowed the defendant will be able to procure the attendance of such witness, or the witness’s deposition, in time to produce the same upon the trial, in which case, if such person or persons will give bond, with one or more sufficient sureties, conditioned to pay the plaintiff for all rent that may accrue during the pending of such suit, and all costs and damages consequent upon such adjournment, the court or justice of the peace shall adjourn the cause for such reasonable time as may appear necessary, not exceeding 30 days.

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