Q: Under NRS 17.130. Can I get interest on funds that were unlawfully seized and just ordered returned
If so, how should I go about that? Should I ask the same judge that ordered the return of funds. Also, can I request fees and costs in this motion as well?
Generally, interest is awarded to compensate the victim of an unlawful seizure for the loss of use of their funds. The amount of interest that is awarded is typically calculated based on the prevailing interest rate during the time that the funds were withheld.
our motion should specify the amount of interest that you are requesting and the basis for your request. You should also attach any supporting documentation, such as a copy of the court order that ordered the return of the funds.
It is generally advisable to file your motion with the same judge that ordered the return of the funds.
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