Tenants filing Answers/Affidavits for eviction notices in Las Vegas can file online from www.lacsn.org/efile by choosing ''SUMMARY EVICTION: Tenant's Answer.'' For eviction prevention tips, click here. For a list of current rental assistance programs, click here.


Information For Landlords

Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of the two eviction procedures available under Nevada law, "summary" eviction and "formal" eviction, and get step-by-step instruction on how to use those procedures.  Also find out what to do if you think a tenant has "abandoned" the rental property.

Choosing The Summary Or Formal Process

In most cases, a landlord can choose whether to file a "summary" or "formal" eviction.  However, there are significant differences between the two and circumstances in which one or the other cannot be used.  Learn the pros and cons of both procedures.

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Filing A Summary Eviction

Learn the six basic steps to filing a "summary" eviction case, along with tips for correctly serving the tenant and providing the required documents to the court.

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Filing A Formal Eviction

Learn the ten basic steps to file a "formal" eviction case, including how to set a "show cause" hearing at the start of your case where you can ask the judge for a "temporary writ of restitution" to get possession of the property.

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A landlord is not always required to evict a tenant through the court to regain possession of a rental property.  Learn how to tell whether a rental property has been "abandoned" under Nevada law and how to provide the required notice of abandonment to the tenant.

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