Order Adopting Standardized Divorce Forms Form. This is a Nevada form and can be use in District Court Statewide.
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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEVADA IN THE MATTER OF ADOPTION OF ADKT No. 379 STANDARDIZED DIVORCE FORMS. ORDER ADOPTING STANDARDIZED DIVORCE FORMS WHEREAS, the Supreme Court Commission on Law Libraries, together with the Supreme Court Pro Se Assistance Council and the District Court Commission on Law Libraries, have petitioned this court to adopt the following standardized forms that may be used in divorce cases in the courts of the State of Nevada: A. Some Definitions and Explanations of Terms Used in Family Cases with Children B. Common Custody Terms Used in Divorce and Paternity Actions C. Some Definitions and Explanations of Terms Used in Family Cases D. Disclaimer E. Complaint for Divorce With Children F. Complaint for Divorce No Children G. Answer to Complaint for Divorce No Counterclaim H. Answer to Complaint for Divorce and Counterclaim With Children I. Answer to Complaint for Divorce and Counterclaim No Children J. Decree of Divorce With Children K. Decree of Divorce No Children L. Notice of Entry of Decree of Divorce M. Affidavit in Support of Request for Summary Disposition for Decree of Divorce American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com N. Request For Summary Disposition of Decree of Divorce O. Affidavit of Resident Witness P. Short Form Financial Declaration Q. Application to Waive Fees and Costs Filing Fees/Service Only R. Order Regarding Waiver of Fees and Costs Filing Fees/Service Only. WHEREAS, this court has considered the petition and proposed forms and determined that standardized forms for use in divorce cases in the courts of the State of Nevada will facilitate access to the courts by self-represented litigants, accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that 1. Effective immediately, the standardized forms developed by the Commissions, copies of which are attached to this order as Exhibits A through R, may be used in divorce cases in the courts of the State of Nevada and, when those forms are used, the courts of the State of Nevada shall accept them; 2. The Supreme Court and District Court Library Commissions shall work with the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Family Law Section Executive Council to develop a training program to educate law librarians, court personnel, and the general public on the adoption and use of the standardized forms; 3. The Supreme Court and District Court Library Commissions shall also assist courts in developing standard instructions for use by pro se litigants on administrative matters, such as filing documents and scheduling hearings encompassing the practice in an individual district; and 2 American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com 4. The Supreme Court Pro Se Assistance Council shall meet on or about July 1, 2005, to review the standardized forms in light of the experience with their use and in light of any changes in applicable law approved during the 2005 Nevada legislative session and shall recommend any necessary revisions to the forms to this court. DATED this _____ day of December, 2004. ________________________, C.J. Shearing ________________________, J. Agosti ________________________, J. Rose ________________________, J. Becker ________________________, J. Maupin ________________________, J. Gibbons ________________________, J. Douglas cc: All District Court Judges All District Court Clerks Administrative Office of the Courts 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.com