Nevada Witnesses and Evidence

Sec. § 49.254
Exceptions.


There is no privilege under NRS 49.252 or 49.253:

1.

If the services of the social worker are sought or obtained to enable or aid anyone to commit or plan to commit what the client knows or reasonably should have known is a crime or fraud.

2.

If the social worker is required to testify in an administrative or court-related investigation or proceeding involving the welfare of his or her client or the minor children of his or her client.

3.

If the communication is relevant to an issue of breach of duty by the social worker to his or her client or by the client to his or her social worker.

4.

If the communication is with persons who are participating in the diagnosis and treatment of the client of the social worker, including members of the patient’s family.

5.

If disclosure is otherwise required by state or federal law.
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