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Small Claims Forms

For information about how to fill out and file court forms, read Basics of Court Forms and Filings at the Civil Law Self Help Center located at the Regional Justice Center or you may visit the Clark County Law Library for assistance.

The Court has provided these Forms and Instructions as a courtesy only. The Justice Court shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages in connection with furnishing these documents. Many law matters involve complex and valuable legal rights. These Forms and instructions are basic and general and do not fit all situations. To protect your rights, you should consider consulting with an attorney. By Statute, Court employees are prohibited from providing legal advice.

**Attention All Civil e-Filers:  If you are filing a new case using a civil cover sheet, the civil cover sheet should be filed as the last document of your new complaint.**

**Effective October 1, 2015 the jurisdictional limit for small claims cases will increase from $7,500 to $10,000**   
    -  Amend NRS 73.010 to increase jurisdiction from $7,500 to $10,000.
    -  The filing fee will be $196.00.

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Small Claims

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NEW COMPLAINT(S)

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Small Claims Complaint form and a copy of the Demand Letter and proof of certified mailing of the demand letter are the only documents that are filed to open a case.  NOTE:&  Page #2 (Instructions) must be served after the complaint has been opened and is provided as a courtesy with the Complaint form.
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FEE WAIVER

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This form may be used to open a Small Claims case when the Plaintiff is requesting to have the filing fees waived.  The Plaintiff must e-file within the same filing envelope, their Small Claims Complaint that includes a copy of the Demand Letter and Proof of Mailing the demand letter by certified return receipt mail over 10 days ago.  Each document must be saved as a separate PDF file and uploaded as separate lead documents within the one filing envelope.

SERVICE

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Give to your process server to complete to document service of the small claims complaint and related documents.

LAW ENFORCEMENT INSTRUCTIONS

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This document is NOT filed with the Court, but is prepared and provided to the Constable by the Judgment Creditor (party who won the case and is attempting to collect monies).  It is part of the Writ of Execution process.  It is only provided as a courtesy on this website.
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This document is NOT filed with the Court, but is prepared and provided to the Constable by the Judgment Creditor (party who won the case and is attempting to collect monies).  It is part of the Writ of Execution process.  It is only provided as a courtesy on this website.
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This document is NOT filed with the Court, but prepared to provide specific Instructions to the Sheriff; It is only provided as courtesy on this website.
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This document is NOT filed with the Court, but prepared to provide specific Instructions to the Sheriff; It is only provided as courtesy on this website.

COUNTER-CLAIM

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Complete and e-file the Counterclaim form.  Be careful to list the party names as requested on the form.  Do not file the Instruction sheet (page #2).  That form must be served with the FILED stamped copy of the Counterclaim and the Counterclaim Reply form and is provided here as a courtesy.  There is no filing fees paid to the Court to file a Counterclaim.

ANSWER

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Complete and e-file the one page Small Claims Answer form with attachments scanned after the Answer form.  Do not file the Instruction sheet that prints as page #2.               

COUNTER-CLAIM REPLY

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Complete and e-file the Counterclaim Reply form when you have been served a Counter Claim and want to Answer it.  Be careful to list the party names as requested on the form.  Do not file the Instruction Sheet, it is only provided as a courtesy.

VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL

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Complete and e-file this form if you are the Plaintiff or Counter/Plaintiff and no longer want to continue the case.  "With Prejudice" means you will not file any other claims regarding this matter.  "Without Prejudice" means you may file a new claim for the same matter.  You may dismiss the entire case or some of the defendants using this form.

MOTIONS

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E-file the Motion for Satisfaction of Judgment (page 1).  Mail or Deliver the Order for Satisfaction of Judgment (page 2) to the Clerk's Office for signature of the Judge.
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To request the Judge's approval to serve the Defendant by Certified Mail, a series of documents must be filed and delivered to the Court.  Step 1: Complete and E-file page #2, Declaration of Due Diligence in Support of Motion for Service of Small Claims Complaint by Certified Mail.  This document should be completed by your Process Server who could not serve the Defendant.  Step 2:  Complete and e-file page #1, Motion for Service of Small Claims Complaint by Certified Mail.  Step 3: Complete and Deliver page #3:  Order for Service of Small Claims Complaint by Certified Mail to the Clerk's Office to submit to the Judge to sign.  Step 4:  After signed, then you may serve the 3 required documents by Certified, Return Receipt Mail.  Step 5:  Complete and e-file page #4, Certificate of Mailing, with Proof of the Delivery of the Certified Mail.  If the USPS post card is not returned with a date and signature, use a printout from the USPS website showing the certified mail delivery being made.  The day the mail was delivered is considered the date of service.
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To request the Judge's approval to serve the Defendant by Certified Mail, a series of documents must be filed and delivered to the Court.  Step 1: Complete and E-file page #2, Declaration of Due Diligence in Support of Motion for Service of Small Claims Complaint by Certified Mail.  This document should be completed by your Process Server who could not serve the Defendant.  Step 2:  Complete and e-file page #1, Motion for Service of Small Claims Complaint by Certified Mail.  Step 3: Complete and Deliver page #3:  Order for Service of Small Claims Complaint by Certified Mail to the Clerk's Office to submit to the Judge to sign.  Step 4:  After signed, then you may serve the 3 required documents by Certified, Return Receipt Mail.  Step 5:  Complete and e-file page #4, Certificate of Mailing, with Proof of the Delivery of the Certified Mail.  If the USPS post card is not returned with a date and signature, use a printout from the USPS website showing the certified mail delivery being made.  The day the mail was delivered is considered the date of service.
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The Court must have sufficient time to obtain the approval from the Judge at least one business day prior to the hearing.  As soon as you are aware that you must appear by Telephone, e-file the Motion.  Do not wait until the day before the hearing.
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This form is only used by the Plaintiff(s) or Counter Plaintiff(s) when the Court has sent them a Notice of Impending Dismissal Pursuant to JCRCP41(e).
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Must be filed individually and not part of an Answer to Small Claims Complaint.
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Complete and e-file this form when one of the parties fails to perform the action agreed upon in Mediation.  A copy of the Mediation Agreement must be attached as page #2.  The Court will prepare an Order for the Judge to sign after this motion has been filed.
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Complete and e-file this form when other Motion forms do not apply.  A Motion is a request to have a hearing.  The Court will prepare an Order for the Judge to Sign.
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Complete and e-file this form if a "Default Judgment" has been entered against you and you want to contest it.  The Court will prepare an Order for this Motion after it has been filed.
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Complete and e-file this form if a "Default Judgment" has been entered against you and you want to contest it.  The Court will prepare an Order for this Motion after it has been filed.               
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Complete and e-file this form if your case was Dismissed and you want the Court to reconsider the decision.  The Court will prepare the Order. 
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Complete and e-file if you oppose the Motion for to Enter Mediation Agreement as Judgment that has been filed by someone else on the case.
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Complete and e-file if you oppose the Motion for to Enter Mediation Agreement as Judgment that has been filed by someone else on the case
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The Court must have sufficient time to obtain the approval from the Judge at least one business day prior to the hearing.  As soon as you are aware that you need to continue mediation or hearing, prepare and e-file the Motion for Small Claim Continuance.  Do not wait until the day before the hearing.
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Complete and e-file if you oppose the Court's Motion to Dismiss the Small Claims case pursuant to JCRPC 41(E)

BANKRUPTCY

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This form is used to advise the Court that the Small Claims case has been included in a Bankruptcy case or of any changes to the Bankruptcy case that may impact the Small Claims case. 

DEFAULT JUDGMENT

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This form must be prepared and delivered to the Clerk's Office in person or mail after Service documents, Small Claims Default, and Motion & Declaration for Judgment by Default (with Memorandum of Costs and Disbursements as page #2) have been successfully e-filed.  (PO Box 552511, Las Vegas, NV 189155-2511)
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MEMO OF COSTS

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This form may ONLY be filed as a stand-alone document when a defendant has answered the case and a hearing is scheduled.  When an answer is not filed, this form is filed as part of the Motion and Declaration for Judgment by Default (required per Local Rule 33).

ORDERS

SUBPOENA

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Once this form is completed it must be brought to the Clerk's Office to be issued. (Signed and sealed by the Deputy Clerk).  Once it is issued, you will need to make photos of the form for serving.
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Once this form is completed it must be brought to the Clerk's Office to be issued. (Signed and sealed by the Deputy Clerk).  Once it is issued, you will need to make photos of the form for serving.
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Once this form is completed it must be brought to the Clerk's Office to be issued. (Signed and sealed by the Deputy Clerk).  Once it is issued, you will need to make photos of the form for serving.
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ADDRESS CHANGE

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CONFESSION OF JUDGMENT

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RENEWAL OF JUDGMENT

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Las Vegas Justice Court Local Rule 52 requires a copy of the original Judgment and any subsequent Renewal of Judgments already filed; on the case MUST be attached when e-filing this form with Las Vegas Justice Court.
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Las Vegas Justice Court Local Rule 52 requires a copy of the original Judgment and any subsequent Renewal of Judgments already filed  on the case MUST be attached when e-filing this form with Las Vegas Justice Court.

ABSTRACT OF JUDGMENT

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Must be delivered to the Clerk's Office for signature of the Judge.
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Must be delivered to the Clerk's Office for signature of the Judge.

FORMAL OBJECTION

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This form is only used when a Referee has conducted a hearing where the parties presented the case to the Referee.  It is not used when one or more of parties fail to appear and the case was Dismissed or a Default Judgment was entered.  Use a Motion to Set Aside the decision when parties fail to appear at a Referee hearing.
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This form is only used when a Referee has conducted a hearing where the parties presented the case to the Referee.  It is not used when one or more of parties fail to appear and the case was Dismissed or a Default Judgment was entered.  Use a Motion to Set Aside the decision when parties fail to appear at a Referee hearing.

APPEALS

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Document cannot be e-filed.  Must be delivered to the Clerk's Office with appropriate fees and bond.
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Document must be e-filed prior to filing the Notice of Appeal at the Clerk's Office.
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Must be e-filed on the case prior to or presented with the Notice of Appeal at the Clerk's Office.  Cannot be e-filed after the case has been appealed.
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WRIT OF EXECUTION

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This document is added to the 2 page Writ of Execution when filing a Writ of Execution.  It is not filed as a separate document, but as pages 3-6 of your Writ of Execution.
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This document is added to the 2 page Writ of Execution when filing a Writ of Execution.  It is not filed as a separate document, but as pages 3-6 of your Writ of Execution.
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Complete and e-file if you oppose the Claim of Exemption to a Writ of Execution filed by the Judgment Debtor on the case.  The Court will add the hearing date and Judge's signature to the document when it is reviewed.
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Complete and e-file if you oppose the Claim of Exemption to a Writ of Execution filed by the Judgment Debtor on the case.  The Court will add the hearing date and Judge's signature to the document when it is reviewed.
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These documents are completed after a hearing has been conducted about the Claim of Exemption. Order Regarding Exemption:  Complete the case caption information (Court, party names, case number, and department number) and date of the hearing information prior to the hearing.  Take the form to the hearing so that the Judge may complete it.  The Court may keep the Order to file it on the case.  Notice of Entry of Order:  Complete and e-file once the Order has been signed and mailed to the opposition.
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These documents are completed after a hearing has been conducted about the Claim of Exemption. Order Regarding Exemption:  Complete the case caption information (Court, party names, case number, and department number) and date of the hearing information prior to the hearing.  Take the form to the hearing so that the Judge may complete it.  The Court may keep the Order to file it on the case.  Notice of Entry of Order:  Complete and e-file once the Order has been signed and mailed to the opposition.
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The Judgment Creditor (party who won the case) completes and e-files this form once payment of the judgment has been finalized.
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Document MUST be typed except for Signature.  Once completed and e-filed, the four-page Notice of Execution (After Judgment) must be submitted as pages 3-6 of the Writ to be issued.
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Document MUST be typed except for Signature.  Once completed and e-filed, the four-page Notice of Execution (After Judgment) must be submitted as pages 3-6 of the Writ to be issued.
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This form is NOT filed with the Court, but completed and given to the Law Enforcement agency with the e-filed Writ of Execution.  It is provided here as a courtesy.               
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This form is NOT filed with the Court, but completed and given to the Law Enforcement agency with the e-filed Writ of Execution.  It is provided here as a courtesy.               
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DOCUMENTS IN SUPPORT

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Complete this form as a legal pleading to E-File documents to support hearings.  You are required to mail a copy of the filed document to the opposite party; use the Certification of Mailing section of the form to document when the mailing will be completed.  E-Filing Code:  CVDIS-Documents in Support 
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Complete this form to file documents supporting having the Defendant or Counter-Defendant served when the document provided by the server is not formatted properly for direct filing on a case.  E-Filing Code:  CVDIS-Documents in Support

CASES OPENED PRIOR TO 9/1/2011

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This form is used only for cases opened prior to September 1, 2011 and an Amended Small Claims Complaint for Cases Opened Prior to 9/1/11 must be e-filed on the same day.
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