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Legal Information: Nevada

Statutes: Nevada

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Updated: 
July 14, 2020

33.610. Duty of court to assist parties

1. The clerk of the court or other person designated by the court shall provide any family or household member who files a verified application pursuant to NRS 33.560 or any adverse party, free of cost, with information about the:

(a) Availability of ex parte or extended orders;

(b) Procedures for filing an application for such an order;

(c) Procedures for modifying, dissolving or renewing such an order; and

(d) Right to proceed without counsel.

2. The clerk of the court or other person designated by the court shall assist any person in completing and filing the application, affidavit and any other paper or pleading necessary to initiate or respond to an application for an ex parte or extended order. This assistance does not constitute the practice of law, but the clerk shall not render any advice or service that requires the professional judgment of an attorney.