Court News

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

Between Friday October 30 and Saturday, November 1, 2014, access to Las Vegas Justice Court case information will change. The following information applies only to Las Vegas Justice Court case and calendar access*: After 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the Las Vegas Justice Court case information will be outdated in the current Odyssey environment.... 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

Las Vegas Justice Court Announces Updates for Traffic Cases Effective September 15, 2014

New Procedures for Bulk Attorney Sessions in Traffic Cases for the Las Vegas Justice Court A “bulk” attorney session occurs when an attorney schedules between 100-200 traffic tickets to be heard by a referee at one time. Beginning September 15, 2014, the Las Vegas Justice Court will implement the following procedure for reserving bulk attorney... Read more

Las Vegas Municipal Court Announces Updates for Traffic Cases & Process on Quashing of Warrants Effective Oct. 1, 2014

The Las Vegas Municipal Court will be changing the way in which motions to quash traffic cases in warrant status are resolved. Currently, when an attorney files a motion to quash a first (1st) time warrant in a traffic case, the clerks administratively cancel/resolve the warrant, waive the associated warrant fee and set the case... Read more

United States District Court Invites Attorneys to Apply for a Position on Inmate Early Mediation Panel

The United States District Court for the unofficial northern division of the District invites members of the Clark County Bar Association to apply for a position on the Inmate Early Mediation Panel. Attorneys appointed to serve as pro bono mediators will preside over mediations with inmate plaintiffs who sue the Nevada Department of Corrections for... Read more

Amendments to Eighth Judicial District Court Rules of Practice Regarding Probate; Trusts and the Administration of Estates – Effective August 30, 2014

On July 31, 2014 an order was filed by the Supreme Court of Nevada in the matter of amendments to the proposed amendments to Part IV of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court. The changes are to the rule are extensive and outlined within Exhibit A to the order. See ADKT... Read more
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