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.
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.
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.
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.