Practicing attorneys are aware of the age-old rule of appellate practice that new issues cannot be raised for the first time on appeal. But, how are these issues properly raised, and preserved, in the district courts so that they are preserved for an appeal before the Nevada Court of Appeals or the Nevada Supreme Court? This article provides guiding principles based upon Nevada case law and the newly-revised 2019 Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure to answer these questions on preserving error for an appeal in Nevada’s state courts.
Preserving Issues for Appeal in the Nevada State District Courts Under Nevada's New 2019 Rules of Civil Procedure
Citation: Micah Echols & Tom Stewart, Preserving Issues for Appeal in the Nevada State District Courts Under Nevada's New 2019 Rules of Civil Procedure, 5 Nev. L.J. Forum 1 (2021).