Nev. Rev. Stat. § 176.515

Current through 81st (2021) Legislative Session Chapters 1-557 and 33rd (2021) Legislative Special Session Chapters 1 and 2
Section 176.515 - Court may grant new trial or vacate judgment in certain circumstances
1. The court may grant a new trial to a defendant if required as a matter of law or on the ground of newly discovered evidence.
2. If trial was by the court without a jury, the court may vacate the judgment if entered, take additional testimony and direct the entry of a new judgment.
3. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 176.09187, a motion for a new trial based on the ground of newly discovered evidence may be made only within 2 years after the verdict or finding of guilt.
4. A motion for a new trial based on any other grounds must be made within 7 days after the verdict or finding of guilt or within such further time as the court may fix during the 7-day period.

NRS 176.515

Added to NRS by 1967, 1443 [Ch. 523]; A 1983, 1671 [Ch. 571]; 2003, 1894 [Ch. 335]; 2011, 280 [Ch. 65]; 2013, 1856 [Ch. 354]; 2015, 785 [Ch. 166]; 2017, 1480 [Ch. 277]
Amended by 2017, Ch. 277,§1, eff. 10/1/2017.
Amended by 2015, Ch. 167,§1, eff. 10/1/2015.
Added to NRS by 1967, 1443; A 1983, 1671; 2003, 1894; 2011, 280