Nevada State Judicial Department

Sec. § 7.075
Duties of attorney upon death of client being represented in pending action; sanctions.


An attorney at law who represents any person who is a party to an action pending before any court shall, within 90 days after the death of that person, file a notice of death and a motion for substitution of a party with the court and cause a copy of that notice and motion to be served upon every other party to the action.


The court may, upon motion, impose any sanctions it considers appropriate, including costs and attorney’s fees, against an attorney who fails to comply with the provisions of subsection 1.

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