Thursday, April 28, 2011

2011 Nevada Jury Instructions -- Civil

The State Bar of Nevada recently published the Nevada Jury Instructions -- Civil, a revision of model civil jury instructions.  The 2011 edition is a three-ring binder with an included CD-ROM.  Topics include negligence, personal injury, intentional torts, products liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, fraud, punitive damages, contracts, contractual relationships, commercial torts, employment, and construction defects.  There is also an appendix with forms.  More info on this publication is available on the bar's website. 

The previous version was the Nevada Pattern Jury Instructions published by Michie (now LexisNexis) in 1986.  

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

First Judicial District Court Forms

The First Judicial District Court continues to add forms for use by the public. There are now forms for motions, motions on divorce/custody, response to motion and orders

As always, these forms are in no way intended to substitute for the advice of counsel and consultation with an attorney is recommended.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Nevada Reports online

The Clerk's Office recently announced it has posted the preliminary print of Nevada Reports pages to the court's website.  The pages will be updated in batches as book pages are released and will posted to the website under a tab labeled "Decisions" on the court's home page (right-hand side under "Supreme Court Cases)."

As of today, is limited to the first 265 pages of Volume 125 of the Nevada Reports.