Court News

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

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 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 Please contact us via email at should you have any questions or issues.” -Las Vegas Justice Court IT Help Desk Between Thursday, October 30 and Saturday, November 1,... Read more

Amendments to Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court – Effective November 9, 2014

On October 10, 2014 an order was filed by the Supreme Court of Nevada in the matter of proposed amendments to Rule 7.20 of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court. The changes are detailed in Exhibit A of the order. The amendments shall be effective 30 days from the date of... Read more

Applicants Sought to Serve as Alternate Judges in 2015 at Las Vegas Municipal Court

The Las Vegas Municipal Court is looking for qualified applicants to serve as alternate judges for the 2015 calendar year. At the Las Vegas Municipal Court, alternate judges are appointed for a one-year term of office from January 1 to December 31 each calendar year.  Mid-term appointments expire on December 31 of the appointment year.  There... Read more

Updates to Assignment of Construction Defect Matters at Eighth Judicial District Court – Effective January 5, 2015

On September 12, 2014 an administrative order was filed by Chief Judge Jennifer Togliatti in regards to the assignment of construction defect matters in the Eighth Judicial District Court. Administrative Order 14-04 addresses the current and future assignment of cases to the specialty docket.  All attorneys who handle construction defect cases should read the order... Read more

Access to Las Vegas Justice Court Case Information – Changes effective November 1, 2014

The following information was provided to CCBA staff by the Las Vegas Justice Court Information Technology Department. Beginning Saturday, November 1, 2014, access to Las Vegas Justice Court case information will change. The Las Vegas Justice Court is migrating its case management system to a new infrastructure located in the Clark County Operations Center. The... Read more