Year: 2013

Las Vegas Justice Court Holds Traffic Bench-Bar Meeting – Monday, August 26, 2013

On Monday, August 26th, at noon, in Courtroom 7A, the Las Vegas Justice Court will be holding a follow-up Traffic Bench-Bar Meeting to discuss policy changes that will tentatively become effective on September 1, 2013. The changes include specific Traffic-School requirements and new calendaring procedures. Attorneys who handle a high volume of traffic tickets for […]

Openings Available for Attorneys to Serve on U.S. District Court Mediation Panel

Attorneys admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada have been invited to apply for service on the mediation panel for the Court’s Early Mediation Program for Section 1983 Inmate Cases in the unofficial Southern Division of the District Court. On behalf of the court, U.S. Magistrate Judge George Foley, […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Expanded Hours at Service Counter

Effective Thursday, August 1, 2013, the hours of operation for public service counter serving the civil and criminal divisions of the Las Vegas Justice Court expanded. The public service counter, located on the second floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas, remains open daily until 4:00 p.m. Telephone service hours also expanded […]

Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar – August 6 & 7, 2013

The Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the next Medical/Malpractice Status Check Calendar on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. only. The calendar will be held at the Complex Litigation Center, 333 S. Sixth Street in downtown Las Vegas. Endoscopy cases will […]

New Bankruptcy Judge Appointed for Distict of Nevada

On July 12, 2013, Judge Laurel Elizabeth Davis was sworn in to serve on the U.S. Bankruptycy Court for the District of Nevada. She will replace Judge Linda B. Riegle, who will retire on July 31, 2013. Judge Riegle will remain with the bankruptcy court on recall status through December 31, 2014. Get more information […]

Updated Fee Schedules for Local Justice Courts – Effective July 1, 2013

Effective July 1, 2013, two local justice courts will have newly updated fee schedules. Download the fee schedules for each: Las Vegas Justice Court (PDF) North Las Vegas Justice Court (PDF) The increases are to civil filling fees and result from the passage of AB 54 during this year’s Nevada legislative session.

Las Vegas Justice Court Sets Forth “Lead-Document” Requirements for E-Filing and a Standardized Format for Certain Documents in Civil Cases – Effective August 1, 20133

The Las Vegas Justice Court has released Administrative Order 13-02 (PDF) that sets forth “lead-document” requirements for e-filing and mandates a standardized format for certain documents in civil cases. Documents that do not comply with this administrative order may be rejected. Moreover, the order applies to all eviction notices served on or after August 1, […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Speeds Up Pre-Booking Process for Arrests on Traffic Bench Warrants

Effective June 10, 2013, the Las Vegas Justice Court will initiate a new step in the process in the administrative matter regarding traffic bench warrants. In order to alleviate overcrowded conditions at the Clark County Detention Center, the Las Vegas Justice Court has determined that an expeditious additional “pre-booking” process is necessary for the handling […]

New Public Access Links on Las Vegas Justice Court website

The Las Vegas Justice Court now has a dedicated public-access website for criminal case information at Calendar searches can be conducted by attorney, case number, judicial officer, party, or date range at