Nevada Appellate Court Summaries

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (8-2-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada Attorney’s fees: Attorney’s fees incurred by a plaintiff in bringing a two-party breach-of-contract claim against a defendant do not constitute special damages under the narrow and limited exceptions recognized […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (7-1-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada Criminal procedure: (1) Nevada follows Maryland v. Craig, 497 U.S. 836, 850 (1990), to determine whether a witness’s testimony at trial via two-way audiovisual transmission violates a defendant’s right […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (5-3-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada:  Alimony: Alimony can be just and equitable even when not based on financial need; however, the alimony award in this case must be reversed because the receiving spouse’s share […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (3-31-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada:  Foreclosure: (1) Each party in a quiet-title action has the burden of demonstrating superior title in himself or herself; (2) once a bid is accepted and payment is made, […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (3-1-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada:  Foreclosure Mediation Program (FMP):    Where an individual has been appointed special administrator of an estate that includes residential real property, the special administrator resides in the property as his […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (1-31-19)

The content of this post was originally published, under the title “Summaries from January 2019,” in the March 2019 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (1-31-19) Supreme Court of Nevada:  Prevailing wage: (1) Generally, work performed under a maintenance contract is not subject to […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (11-30-18)

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries was written by attorney Joe Tommasino. This long format piece is designed to highlight summaries of recent opinions from Nevada’s Court of Appeals and Supreme Court from the Nevada. The content of this post was originally submitted for publication in the January 2019 issue of Communique, the official publication of the […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (11-1-18)

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries was written by attorney Joe Tommasino. This long format piece is designed to highlight summaries of recent opinions from Nevada’s Court of Appeals and Supreme Court from the Nevada. The content of this post was originally submitted for publication in the December 2018 issue of Communique, the official publication of the […]