Nevada Witnesses and Evidence
Sec. § 50.590
Factors for determining whether to permit alternative method.


If the presiding officer determines that a standard pursuant to NRS 50.580 has been met, the presiding officer shall determine whether to allow a child witness to testify by an alternative method. In making this determination, the presiding officer shall consider:

1.

Alternative methods reasonably available;

2.

Available means for protecting the interests of or reducing emotional trauma to the child without resorting to an alternative method;

3.

The nature of the case;

4.

The relative rights of the parties;

5.

The importance of the proposed testimony of the child;

6.

The nature and degree of emotional trauma that the child may suffer if an alternative method is not used; and

7.

Any other relevant factor.
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