Nevada Revised Statutes
Remedies; Spec. Actions & Proceedings
Writs; Petition to Establish Factual Innocence
Persons who may prosecute writ.
Application for writ
Judge to grant writ without delay
Contents of writ.
Service of writ.
Proceedings upon disobedience of writ.
Return and answer: Service and filing
Person served must bring body of person in custody
Sickness or infirmity of party restrained
Answer to return
If no legal cause shown, judge shall discharge person from custody.
Grounds for discharge in certain cases.
Defect of form in warrant or commitment not ground for discharge.
If charge defectively set forth in process or warrant, judge shall examine witnesses and discharge or recommit person.
Writ for purposes of bail.
Bail in habeas corpus proceedings.
Judge to remand to custody if party not entitled to discharge or is not bailed.
Judge may order change of custody
Pending judgment on proceedings, judge may commit or place in custody.
Appeal from order of district court granting or denying writ.
Defect of form in writ immaterial.
Cases where imprisonment after discharge is permitted.
In certain cases warrant may issue instead of writ.
Judge may include in warrant order for arrest of person charged with illegal detention.
Execution of warrant.
Return, answer and hearing on warrant.
Party may be discharged or remanded.
Writ of process may issue on Sunday or nonjudicial day.
Clerk to issue writs, warrants, processes and subpoenas
Damages recoverable for failure to issue or obey writ.
Penalties for custodian or accessory disobeying or avoiding writ.