Eighth Judicial Court Rules

Rule 5.85 – Joint preliminary injunction.

Rule 5.85. Joint preliminary injunction.

  • (a) At any time prior to the entry of a decree of divorce or final judgment and upon the request of either party in a family relations proceeding, a preliminary injunction will be issued by the clerk against both parties to the action enjoining them and their officers, agents, servants, employees or a person in active concert or participation with them from:

    (1) Transferring, encumbering, concealing, selling or otherwise disposing of any of the joint, common or community property of the parties or any property which is the subject of a claim of community interest, except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life, without the written consent of the parties or the permission of the court.

    (2) Molesting, harassing, stalking, disturbing the peace of or committing an assault or battery on the person of the other party or any child, step-child or any other relative of the parties.

    (3) Removing any child of the parties then residing in the State of Nevada with an intent or effect to deprive the court of jurisdiction as to the child without the prior written consent of all the parties or the permission of the court.

    (b) The joint preliminary injunction will be automatically effective against the party requesting it at the time it is issued and effective upon all other parties upon service. The injunction is enforceable by all remedies provided by law including contempt.

    (c) Once issued, the joint preliminary injunction will remain in effect until a decree of divorce or final judgment is entered or until modified or dissolved by the court.

    [Amended; effective August 21, 2000.]