The Nevada Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s holding that the purposes behind the exceptions to the one-action rule found in NRS 40.430 are to allow a sold-out junior lienholder recovery in certain situations. In particular, where the property has been automatically stayed pursuant to the bankruptcy code, the creditor is exempted from the one-action rule. Additionally, NRS 40.430(4)(j) allows a junior lienholder that is sold-out to proceed personally against the debtor instead of making futile attempts against the property. The exceptions are limited by the fact that the junior lienholder cannot have purchased the property.
Arroyo, Anna, "Summary of McDonald v. D.P. Alexander & Las Vegas Boulevard LLC, 121 Nev. Adv. Op. 79" (2005). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 625.