Court News

US District Court (NV) Lawyer Rep Applications Due May 19, 2017

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is accepting applications for Lawyer Representatives. Lawyer Representatives provide vital input to the Court on a myriad of issues affecting the operations of the federal courts including, but not limited to: rule changes; development of new programs; planning of conferences; and the expenditure of funds […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar Set for February 6, 2017

The Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017. The calendar will be held in Courtroom 14A on the 14th floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. The Discovery Commissioner, Bonnie Bulla, will be available to address any […]

U.S. District Court Conference (NV) Set for May 11, 2017

Members of the State Bar of Nevada are asked to mark their calendar for the U.S. District Court Conference scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a “save the date” announcement by District Court Executive Lance Wilson, the educational topics will “include a Supreme […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Orders Civil/Criminal Case Reassignments Effective January 2, 2017

Effective January 2, 2017, the Eighth Judicial District Court to reassign cases as reflected in Administrative Order 16-11 (AO 16-11). As cited in AO 16-11, pursuant to Eighth Judicial District Court Rule 1.30(b), the following reassignments and track changes become effective: All criminal cases in Department 11 shall be reassigned to Department 1. Department 1 […]

Court Orders Updates to Adult Guardianship, Probate Case Assignments

Assignments Effective January 17, 2017 On December 27, 2016, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge David Barker signed an administrative order related to the assignment of adult guardianship and/or probate at this general jurisdiction court. As cited in Administrative Order 16-10 (AO 16-10), pursuant to Eighth Judicial District Court Rule 1.30(b), the following updates become effective January 17, […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Order to Address Small-Claims Mediation & Quasi-Judicial Officers

On December 16, 2016, Las Vegas Township Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an administrative order related to small-claims mediation and quasi-judicial officers. Administrative Order 16-04 updates procedures for the court to: Eliminate mandatory small-claims mediation for all cases filed on or after January 1, 2017 and suspends a related local […]

New Options for Payments for Criminal Cases in Las Vegas Justice Court

Payments for criminal cases in Las Vegas Justice Court can be paid via the court’s website at www.lasvegasjusticecourt.us and through the criminal division’s phone line at (702) 671-3201. For online payments, users will need to select the button labeled “Criminal Search/Pay Fine” to initiate a search for the applicable criminal case. Users will then select […]

Clark County Court Order Re-Assigns Minor Guardianship Cases

Reassignment of Thousands of Cases Effective December 19, 2016 On December 16, 2016, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge David Barker signed an administrative order to reassign thousands of minor guardianship cases to two judicial departments at the state court. Administrative Order 16-09 instructs for all minor guardianship cases in which Amy Mastin is currently the designated […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Order Related to Nevada PreTrial Risk Assessment

On December 7, 2016, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed Administrative Order 16-03. See AO 16-13 as PDF file for download: 16-03-nprat-pilot-program-signed. This Administrative Order relates to the Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment Tool (NPRAT) and the Pilot Program currently operational in 4 departments of the Las Vegas Justice Court.  The Order […]