The Court first reviewed a due process violation claim, in a divorce action, which involved the first-to-file rule. The Court next reviewed the first-to-file rule and its purpose. In doing so, the Court officially adopted the Ninth Circuit’s three-step test for the first-to-file rule. The Court reversed and remanded, with instructions to the Nevada District Court to stay the proceeding until the issue of jurisdiction is resolved in the first court’s jurisdiction.
Sauceda-Chirinos, Dianna, "Mesi v. Mesi, 136 Nev. Adv. Op. 89 (Dec. 31, 2020)" (2021). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 1376.