2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 10 PROPERTY RIGHTS AND TRANSACTIONS
Chapter 116 Common-Interest Ownership (Uniform Act)
NRS 116.4117 Effect of violations on rights of action; civil action for damages for failure or refusal to comply with provisions of chapter or governing documents; attorney's fees.

NRS 116.4117 Effect of violations on rights of action; civil action for damages for failure or refusal to comply with provisions of chapter or governing documents; attorney's fees.

1. Subject to the requirements set forth in subsection 2, if a declarant, community manager or any other person subject to this chapter fails to comply with any of its provisions or any provision of the declaration or bylaws, any person or class of persons suffering actual damages from the failure to comply may bring a civil action for damages or other appropriate relief.

2. Subject to the requirements set forth in NRS 38.310 and except as otherwise provided in NRS 116.3111, a civil action for damages or other appropriate relief for a failure or refusal to comply with any provision of this chapter or the governing documents of an association may be brought:

(a) By the association against:

(1) A declarant;

(2) A community manager; or

(3) A unit's owner.

(b) By a unit's owner against:

(1) The association;

(2) A declarant; or

(3) Another unit's owner of the association.

(c) By a class of units' owners constituting at least 10 percent of the total number of voting members of the association against a community manager.

3. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 116.31036, punitive damages may be awarded for a willful and material failure to comply with any provision of this chapter if the failure is established by clear and convincing evidence.

4. The court may award reasonable attorney's fees to the prevailing party.

5. The civil remedy provided by this section is in addition to, and not exclusive of, any other available remedy or penalty.

(Added to NRS by 1991, 578; A 1993, 2377; 1997, 3125; 2009, 2812, 2898)




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