Court News

Clark County Court Orders Case Reassignments, Track Changes (Eff. July 2, 2018)

On June 19, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed two administrative orders – Administrative Order 18-04 (AO 18-04) and Administrative Order 18-05 (AO 18-05). Both orders cite several changes to be made per Rule 1.30(b) of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court (EDCR) and are ordered effective July 2, 2018. […]

Guardianships Commission Public Hearing Set for July 18, 2018

The Supreme Court of Nevada has scheduled a public hearing for 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The hearing will be in the matter of the creation of a commission to study the creation and administration of guardianships. See Supreme Court of Nevada, Administrative Case: ADKT 0507. To accommodate the court’s calendar, the public hearing […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Set for August 8, 2018

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar to review a list of specific cases filed in relation to Chapter 41 Professional Negligence Claims. This special calendar will be held at 1:00 p.m., in Courtroom 14A, on the 14th floor at the Regional Justice […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Admin Order 15-05 Amended (5-31-2018)

On May 31, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an amended administrative order in regards to misdemeanor releases. See LVJC-AO-15-05-Misdemeanor-Releases-(Final-#3-Amended-5-31-18) (PDF download).  The amended order became effective immediately. NOTES: This order includes a minor correction to the order announced previously. The difference from the original order is that […]

Certain LVJC Caseload Changes Becoming Effective May 14, 2018

On Monday May 14, 2018, the following caseload changes will become effective at the Las Vegas Justice Court: Judge Melanie Andress-Tobiasson (LVJC Dept. 10) will assume the criminal caseload from Judge Ann Zimmerman (LVJC Dept. 8). The arraignment time will remain at 8:00 a.m., and the time for preliminary hearings and trials will remain at […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Seeks Pro Tem Judges, Referees

The Las Vegas Township Justice Court invites attorneys to apply for positions as Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore, Small-Claims Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore, and Traffic Referees for the 2019-2020 Calendar Years. (1) Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore Pursuant to NRS 4.032, the Court is seeking attorneys in good standing who are […]

Civil Bench Bar Meetings Scheduled

Upcoming Eighth Judicial District Court Civil Bench/Bar Meetings have been scheduled to occur as follows: Dates: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Time: 12:05 p.m. in Courtroom 10D, unless otherwise announced by the presiding judge of the civil division at the […]

Family Bench Bar Meetings 2018

Upcoming Family Bench Bar Meetings have been scheduled to occur as follows: Thursday, March 29, 2018 Thursday, April 5, 2018 – New date added 4/4/2018 Thursday, May 10, 2018 Thursday, June 21, 2018 Thursday, August 16, 2018 Thursday, September 27, 2018 Thursday, November 29, 2018 This schedule is subject to change without notice. Unless otherwise […]

US District Court (NV) Lawyer Rep Applications Due May 18, 2018

The U. S. 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 […]