Nevada Rules (Statutes) of Evidence

Nevada Rules (Statutes) of Evidence

Nevada Rules (Statutes) of Evidence

Unlike the Federal court and many state courts, Nevada does not have a body of rules entitled “Rules of Evidence.”  Instead, Nevada’s rules have been codified in Title 4 of the Nevada Revised Statutes.  The original text upon which this section is based can be found by clicking here.  The following are the main categories:

TITLE 4—WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE

Chapter 47 – General Provisions; Judicial Notice; Presumptions
Chapter 48 – Admissibility Generally
Chapter 49 – Privileges
Chapter 50 – Witnesses
Chapter 51 – Hearsay
Chapter 52 – Documentary and Other Physical Evidence
Chapter 53 – Affidavits; Foreign Depositions
Chapter 54 – Corroborative Proof of Residence
Chapter 55 – Findings of Presumed Death
Chapter 56 – Tests of Biological Specimens