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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Chapter 73. Small Claims

back to top73.010. Jurisdiction of justice courts for small claims

In all cases arising in the justice court for the recovery of money only, where the amount claimed does not exceed $10,000 and the defendant named:

1. Is a resident of;

2. Does business in; or

3. Is employed in,

the township in which the action is to be maintained, the justice of the peace may proceed as provided in this chapter and by rules of court.

Added by CPA (1911), § 874a. Amended by Laws 1923, p. 260; Laws 1927, p. 297; Laws 1951, p. 174; Laws 1969, p. 89; Laws 1979, p. 1726; Laws 1981, p. 470; Laws 1985, pp. 233, 1623; Laws 1987, p. 122; Laws 1989, p. 581; Laws 1993, p. 1381; Laws 1999, p. 2410; Laws 2011, c. 34, § 1, eff. July 1, 2011; Laws 2015, c. 200, § 2.4, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.