Court News

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar – Tuesday, February 3, 2015

UDPATED 1/16/2015 – The court has provided a calendar of cases (with attorney information) to be heard on Feb. 3, 2015. See 63-page PDF: MEDMALCALENDAR-ATTYS-Feb-3-2015 The Eighth Judicial District Court has announced that it will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. See Notice re: Medical/Dental... Read more

Supreme Court of Nevada Order Amends Rules Regarding the Preservation, Access, and Sealing of Court Records

On December 30, 2014, the Supreme Court of Nevada filed an administrative order (ADKT 0410) amending Rule 2 of the Policy for Handling Filed, Lodged, and Presumptively Confidential Documents; and amending Rule 6 of the Nevada Electronic Filing and Conversion Rules. The adoption of the amendments will be effective January 30, 2015. To download the... Read more

Eighth Judicial District Court Investiture Ceremonies Scheduled

On Friday, January 2, 2015, members of the bar are invited to attend the investiture ceremony of the following persons who have been elected to serve as judges for the Eighth Judicial District Court: William “Bill” Kephart (Dept. 19) Jim Crockett (Dept. 24) Linda Marquis (Dept. B) Denise L. Gentile (Dept. F) On Friday, January 9, 2015,... Read more

Eighth Judicial District Court to Transfer Hundreds of Cases – Effective January 5, 2015

On December 18, 2014, the Eighth Judicial District Court (EJDC) filed Administrative Order 14-05 in the matter of Inter-Departmental Case Transfers and Assignments with the clerk of the court. The order details changes to case assignments in several judicial departments. The order also includes two exhibits—one with a list of construction defect cases to be... Read more

Attorney Volunteers Needed to Judge Truancy Diversion Program

Attorneys who practice law in Clark County are sought to volunteer to judge the Family Court’s Truancy Diversion Program (TDP). “This program has been successful for 13 years, and has grown from 9 to 50 schools since 2007 when Judge Gerry Hardcastle turned it over to me,” said Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Jennifer Elliot.... Read more

Applicants Sought for Judicial Position at Las Vegas Justice Court

Clark County is accepting applications through 5 p.m. Dec. 15 from qualified people interested in being appointed to serve as the Justice of the Peace for Department 6. Applications must be delivered to the Clark County Managers Office by 5:00 pm on December 15, 2014. Applicants can find the application and additional information at http://www.clarkcountynv.gov.

Applicants Sought for Three Open Judicial Positions for Nevada’s Court of Appeals

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection will accept applications for three open judicial positions for the Court of Appeals between 8 a.m. November 5, 2014, and no later than 5 p.m. November 12, 2014. Applicants can find the application at http://www.nevadajudiciary.us/index.php/applicants-page. Applicants will be permitted to apply for only one of the three seats on... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court Begins New Procedure Relating to Documentary Proof for Traffic Citations

New Policy Effective Monday, November 17, 2014 The Traffic Division of the Las Vegas Justice Court is implementing a new policy regarding documentary proof for traffic citations. Documentary proof is often presented in a variety of circumstances, such as the following: (1) A defendant shows proof of a new driver’s license. (2) A defendant shows... Read more

Public Hearing Scheduled for December 4, 2014 Regarding Term of Office of Nevada’s District Judges

On October 17, 2014, an order was filed with the Supreme Court of Nevada to schedule a public hearing on December 4, 2014.  The hearing is to address a request for clarification in the matter of the term of offices of the state’s district judges. The public hearing will be held at 2:00 p.m. on... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court News – Notice of Change to Case Information and Calendar Access

UPDATE 11/1/2014: “The Las Vegas Justice Court Case Management System Migration is complete. You can access our case lookup and secure Justice Partner portal at http://www.lasvegasjusticecourt.us. Please contact us via email at lvjcithelp@clarkcountynv.gov should you have any questions or issues.” -Las Vegas Justice Court IT Help Desk Between Thursday, October 30 and Saturday, November 1,... Read more
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