Chief Judge Joe Bonaventure was elected by his peers to remain the leader of the Las Vegas Justice Court through 2018. “Las Vegas Justice Court hears traffic matters, misdemeanor non-traffic cases, civil cases (amounts up to $15,000 as of 1/1/17), small claims cases (up to $10,000), summary eviction cases, and requests for protection orders (including […]
Day: December 2, 2016
We are pleased to announce the September 2016 issue of our journal COMMUNIQUÉ has been published. This issue focuses on the topic of constitutional law matters. The following articles were written by attorneys for attorneys: “’Playing It By Ear,’ or Equity and Constitutional Construction” by Gerard Dondero, Esq. “If You Can’t Say Anything Good about Someone, Start a […]
On Friday, August 26, 2016, from Noon to 1 p.m., the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will host a seminar for members of the bar and the supporting legal community. The seminar “Nevada Law on Squatters” will feature Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa from the Las Vegas Township Justice Court. The speaker will focus on Nevada Assembly Bill […]
On Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will host a luncheon for members of the bar, bench, and supporting legal community. This luncheon will feature a special presentation designed to provide 1 ethics credit of continuing legal education for Nevada attorneys. See details about this event […]
Effective June 1, 2016, the Clerk of the Court for the Eighth Judicial District Court adopted a new procedure for the filing of affidavits submitted by law enforcement agencies related to NRS 52.400(3). See District Court Policy No: 2016-01. The purpose of the procedure for filing and maintaining affidavits pursuant to NRS 52.400(3) is detailed in this administrative directive. A copy […]
The Local Rules of Practice for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada have been revised and became effective on May 1, 2016. The rules and a summary of the changes can be found on the Court’s website at www.nvd.uscourts.gov.