[Rev. 11/21/2013 8:57:57 AM--2013]

TITLE 3 - REMEDIES; SPECIAL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 28 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

NRS 28.010             Definitions.

NRS 28.020             “Affinity” defined.

NRS 28.025             “Defendant” defined.

NRS 28.030             “Month” defined.

NRS 28.040             “Oath” defined.

NRS 28.050             “Personal property” defined.

NRS 28.055             “Plaintiff” defined.

NRS 28.060             “Process” defined.

NRS 28.070             “Property” defined.

NRS 28.080             “Real property” defined.

NRS 28.090             “State” defined.

NRS 28.100             “United States” defined.

NRS 28.110             “Will” defined.

NRS 28.120             “Writ” defined.

NRS 28.130             “Writing” defined.

NRS 28.140             Interpretation.

NRS 28.150             Signature by mark.

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      NRS 28.010  Definitions.  As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 28.020 to 28.130, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500; 1989, 699)

      NRS 28.020  “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.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.025  “Defendant” defined.  “Defendant” includes a party against whom a counterclaim, cross-claim or third-party complaint is filed.

      (Added to NRS by 1989, 699)

      NRS 28.030  “Month” defined.  “Month” means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.040  “Oath” defined.  “Oath” includes affirmation or declaration.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.050  “Personal property” defined.  “Personal property” includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.055  “Plaintiff” defined.  “Plaintiff” includes a party who files a counterclaim, cross-claim or third-party complaint.

      (Added to NRS by 1989, 699)

      NRS 28.060  “Process” defined.  “Process” signifies a writ or summons in the course of judicial proceedings.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.070  “Property” defined.  “Property” includes both real and personal property.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.080  “Real property” defined.  “Real property” is coextensive with lands, tenements and hereditaments.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.090  “State” defined.  “State,” when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.100  “United States” defined.  “United States” may include the District of Columbia and territories or insular possessions.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.110  “Will” defined.  “Will” includes codicil.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.120  “Writ” defined.  “Writ” signifies an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the State or of a court or judicial officer.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.130  “Writing” defined.  “Writing” includes printing and typewriting.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.140  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 by the term “depose.”

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)

      NRS 28.150  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.

      [1911 CPA § 533; RL § 5475; NCL § 9022]—(NRS A 1977, 182; 1985, 500)