[Rev. 11/21/2013 9:17:01 AM--2013]

TITLE 6 - JUSTICE COURTS AND CIVIL PROCEDURE THEREIN

CHAPTER 64 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

NRS 64.010             Provisions of NRS applicable to justice courts.

NRS 64.020             Definitions.

NRS 64.030             “Affinity” defined.

NRS 64.040             “Month” defined.

NRS 64.050             “Oath” defined.

NRS 64.060             “Personal property” defined.

NRS 64.070             “Process” defined.

NRS 64.080             “Property” defined.

NRS 64.090             “Real property” defined.

NRS 64.100             “State” defined.

NRS 64.110             “United States” defined.

NRS 64.120             “Will” defined.

NRS 64.130             “Writ” defined.

NRS 64.140             “Writing” defined.

NRS 64.150             Interpretation.

NRS 64.160             Signature by mark.

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      NRS 64.010  Provisions of NRS applicable to justice courts.  Justice courts being courts of peculiar and limited jurisdiction, only those provisions of titles 2, 3 and 4 of NRS which are, in their nature, applicable to the organization, powers and course of proceedings in justice courts or which have been made applicable by special provisions of NRS, are applicable to justice courts and the proceedings therein.

      [1911 CPA § 873; RL § 5815; NCL § 9362]

      NRS 64.020  Definitions.  As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 64.030 to 64.140, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.030  “Affinity” defined.  “Affinity” when applied to the marriage relation signifies the connection existing in consequence of marriage between each of the married persons and the blood relatives of the other.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.040  “Month” defined.  “Month” means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.050  “Oath” defined.  “Oath” includes affirmation or declaration.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.060  “Personal property” defined.  “Personal property” includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.070  “Process” defined.  “Process” signifies a writ or summons in the course of judicial proceedings.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.080  “Property” defined.  “Property” includes both real and personal property.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.090  “Real property” defined.  “Real property” is coextensive with lands, tenements and hereditaments.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.100  “State” defined.  “State” when applied to the different parts of the United States includes the District of Columbia and the territories.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.110  “United States” defined.  “United States” may include the District of Columbia and territories or insular possessions.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.120  “Will” defined.  “Will” includes a codicil.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.130  “Writ” defined.  “Writ” signifies an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the State or of a court or judicial officer.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.140  “Writing” defined.  “Writing” includes printing and typewriting.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.150  Interpretation.  As used in this title, every mode of oral statement, under oath or affirmation, is embraced by the term “testify,” and every written one in the term “depose.”

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)

      NRS 64.160  Signature by mark.  As used in this title, signature or subscription includes mark when the person cannot write, his or her name being written near it by a person who writes his or her own name as a witness; but when a signature is by mark it must, in order that it may be acknowledged or may serve as the signature to any sworn statement, be witnessed by two persons who must subscribe their own names as witnesses thereto.

      [Part 1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 183; 1985, 501)