Sections
Arson 205.005 – 205.055
Burglary; Invasion of the Home 205.060 – 205.080
Unlawful Entry or Occupancy of Vacant Dwelling 205.081 – 205.082
Theft 205.0821 – 205.0835
Forgery, Counterfeiting and Issuance of Check or Draft With Intent to Defraud 205.085 – 205.217
Larceny 205.2175 – 205.2707
Motor Vehicles 205.271 – 205.2747
Buying or Receiving Stolen Goods 205.275 – 205.295
Embezzlement 205.300 – 205.312
Extortion 205.320 – 205.322
Fraud and False Personation 205.330 – 205.460
Unlawful Acts Regarding Social Security Numbers 205.4605
Unlawful Acts Regarding Personal Identifying Information 205.461 – 205.4657
Programs for Restitution by Certain Persons 205.466 – 205.472
Unlawful Acts Regarding Computers and Information Services 205.473 – 205.513
Documents of Title 205.520 – 205.590
Payment Cards, Reencoders and Scanning Devices 205.601 – 205.608
Credit Cards and Debit Cards 205.610 – 205.810
Carts Used in Retail Stores and Laundries 205.830 – 205.860
Obtaining Child Care With Intent to Defraud 205.870 – 205.890
Miscellaneous Crimes Against Property 205.900 – 205.970
Civil Liability for Loss or Damage to Property 205.980

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Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 205 - Crimes Against Property

  • Acting Director: means an acting Director elected or appointed in accordance with this chapter. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Acting officer: means an acting officer appointed in accordance with this chapter. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Acute emergency: means a period in which, by reason of loss of life, epidemic disease, destruction or damage of property, contamination of property by radiological, chemical or bacteriological means, or disruption of the means of transportation and communication, resulting from an attack, it is impossible or impracticable for the business of insurance in this state to be conducted in strict accord with the provisions of law or charters applicable thereto. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Attack: means any attack, actual or imminent, or series of attacks by an enemy or a foreign nation upon the United States of America causing, or which may cause, substantial damage or injury to civilian property or persons in the United States in any manner by sabotage or by the use of bombs, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological or biological means or other weapons or processes. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Attorney: as used in this chapter , refers to the attorney-in-fact of a reciprocal insurer. See Nevada Revised Statutes 694B.050
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board: means the board of directors, board of trustees, committee or similar body having control of the affairs of an organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Charter: means the certificate of organization or incorporation of an organization together with its bylaws, or the agreement establishing a fund or association together with its constitution and bylaws. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Insurance or other person designated to exercise the powers of that office during an acute emergency. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • controlled substance: means a drug, immediate precursor or other substance which is listed in schedule I, II, III, IV or V for control by the State Board of Pharmacy pursuant to NRS 453. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.031
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles. See Nevada Revised Statutes 481.015
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means a director, trustee or member of a board. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic organization: means any organization which is domiciled in this state, including, insofar as the provisions of this chapter may appropriately apply thereto, any welfare or pension fund or United States branch of an alien insurer. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • equity security: when used in this chapter means:

    1. See Nevada Revised Statutes 694A.010

  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • mortgage: includes a deed of trust. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.037
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Officer: means an officer of a domestic organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • Organization: means any insurer, rating organization, service or advisory organization, joint underwriting association or other organization which is subject, in whole or in part, to the insurance laws of this state. See Nevada Revised Statutes 693B.010
  • physician: means a person who engages in the practice of medicine, including osteopathy and homeopathy. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.040
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.