Law Library


Washoe County Law Library
Second Judicial District Court
75 Court Street, Room 101
Reno, NV 89501
(775) 328-3250

Hours of Operation

Monday & Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Note: Law Library will remain Closed on all legal holidays listed in
NRS 236.015, and at 5:00 pm the evening before a holiday.

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Legal Forms

Second Judicial District Court Forms

The Law Library is operated by the Second Judicial District Court. It is not affiliated with any other private or public law office/clinic or legal forms entity. The packets and forms available for downloading from this website may be used for individual application but are not to be used or copied for monetary gain or entrepreneurial purposes. Packets and forms are available for downloading from our website and are free of charge.
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Library Online Resources

Cannot find the form you need? The Law Library has books and online resources that you can use to find sample language to use in a form you create. When creating your own form, you will need to make sure it follows the Statutes and the Rules of Court, otherwise the court may reject the forms. Please review the following links for the Statutes and Rules of Court.

Nevada Revised Statutes –
Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure –
Local Rules of Practice for the Second Judicial District Court –
WDCR Rule 10. Form of Pleading, Motions, and Other Papers - Washoe District Court Rule 10

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  • If you have an Ebsco User ID and Password click on the EBSCO Host Icon to login to the database or call 775-328-3250 for immediate temporary access.

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  • Gale LegalForms can be accessed using your library card barcode number. Contact the Law Library for details: 775-328-3250 or

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Washoe County Law Library provides free access to Westlaw. Westlaw is an online legal research service providing quick, easy access to West's vast collection of statutes, case law materials, treatises, forms, and other legal resources, as well as primary law for the U.S. and all 50 states.

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Other Forms for Use in Washoe County


The Second Judicial District Court does not currently have forms for Adoption. If you need these forms, please visit Once you are on the website click, ALL OTHER LOCATIONS. This will take you to the Nevada Supreme Court approved forms.

Alternatives to Guardianship

Appeal a Court Order

If you would like to appeal a District Court decision, appellate forms can be found on the Supreme Court of Nevada's website.
Information on appealing an order can be found on the State of Nevada Self Help Center's website.

Deed upon Death

A Deed Upon Death allows an owner of real property to create a deed which conveys his or her interest in the property to a named beneficiary or beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. A deed upon death may be revoked at any time by the owner. This form is filed with the County Recorder, not the Court. For further information on Deeds upon Death please refer to Nevada Revised Statutes 111.655 to 111.699.


International Service

Power of Attorney Forms

Sample Pleadings

Sample pleadings created for Washoe County Second Judicial District Court using Rule 10 of the Rules of Practice. These samples were created using MS Word. Click on the title below to view.

Sealing Criminal Records

Vehicle Without a Title:

If you do not have an existing title, or other adequate proof of ownership of a vehicle, and you are unable to contact the previous owner for the necessary documentation, please go to the DMV website to apply for a bonded vehicle title.

Other Resources

When using forms outside the Second Judicial Court keep in mind these forms need to be edited to comply with our local court rules or the case may be rejected.

State and other County Self-Help Centers

Disclaimer: The information on this web page should NOT be construed as providing legal advice; any inquiries relating to legal issues should be directed to legal counsel.