2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 14 PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 174 Arraignment and Preparation for Trial
NRS 174.519 Request for preference in setting date for trial where child is victim or witness; court may consider effect on child of delay in commencement of trial.

NRS 174.519 Request for preference in setting date for trial where child is victim or witness; court may consider effect on child of delay in commencement of trial. If the trial involves acts committed against a child less than 16 years of age or involving acts witnessed by a child less than 16 years of age, the prosecuting attorney shall request the court, in its discretion, to give preference in setting a date for the trial of the defendant. In making a ruling, the court may consider the effect a delay in the commencement of the trial might have on the mental or emotional health or well-being of the child.

(Added to NRS by 1995, 400; A 1997, 511)



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