A “motion” is a written request that tells the judge what the person wants the judge to order and why. Either the Plaintiff or the Defendant can file a motion. The other party can file a written “opposition and countermotion" if he or she disagrees with the other party’s requests.   

CAUTION!

Motions and Oppositions are only filed into EXISTING CASES - these documents will not start a new case.  If you do not have a case yet, visit other parts of the website that tell you how to file a case.

You must have Adobe Reader (or above) to open and use most of the forms.  "Pdf fillable" forms can be saved to your computer and then you can type in them.  "Pdf" forms cannot be completed on your computer, but you can print and complete by hand.  

For information about how to fill out and file court forms, please read Basics of Court Forms.

 

MOTIONS/OPPOSITIONS FOR TEMPORARY ORDERS BEFORE THE FINAL ORDER

Visit How to Get a Temporary Order to learn more about the legal process.

Motion for Temporary Custody, Support and/or Exclusive Possession (pdf fillable)

Motion for Temporary Custody, Support and/or Exclusive Possession (pdf)

Opposition to Motion for Temporary Custody, Support and/or Exclusive Possession (pdf fillable)

Opposition to Motion for Temporary Custody, Support and/or Exclusive Possession (pdf)

 

MOTIONS/OPPOSITIONS TO CHANGE ORDERS

To Change Child Custody/Child Support (visit How to Change Custody or Child Support to learn more about the legal process):

Motion to Modify Child Custody, Visitation and/or Child Support (pdf fillable)

Motion to Modify Child Custody, Visitation and/or Child Support (pdf)

Opposition to Motion to Modify Custody, Visitation, and/or Child Support (pdf fillable)

Opposition to Motion to Modify Custody, Visitation, and/or Child Support (pdf)

To Relocate with Minor Children (visit How to Relocate with Children to learn more about the legal process):

Motion for Permission to Relocate (pdf fillable)

Motion for Permission to Relocate (pdf)

Opposition to Motion for Permission to Relocate (pdf fillable)

Opposition to Motion for Permission to Relocate (pdf)

To Set Aside a Default, Order, or Judgement

Motion to Set Aside (pdf fillable)

Motion to Set Aside (pdf)

 

MOTIONS/OPPOSITIONS TO HOLD A PERSON IN CONTEMPT:

Visit How to File for Contempt to learn more about the legal process.

Motion to Enforce and/or for an Order to Show Cause Regarding Contempt (pdf fillable)

Motion to Enforce and/or for an Order to Show Cause Regarding Contempt (pdf)

Opposition to Motion to Enforce and/or for an Order to Show Cause (pdf fillable)

Opposition to Motion to Enforce and/or for an Order to Show Cause (pdf)

About This Website

This website is intended to provide general information, forms, and resources for people who are representing themselves in Nevada's courts without a lawyer. There may be additional information you need to know depending on where your case is being handled. If you will be representing yourself in Clark County or Washoe County, you should visit those self-help websites for specialized forms and instructions.