Court News

Volunteer Judges Sought for Truancy Diversion Program

The 8th Judicial District Court is seeking volunteer judges for the CCSD and Family Court Truancy Diversion Program. This collaborative effort between CCSD and Family Court has been structured to prevent and reduce youth crime, re-engage students in learning, and ultimately, reduce potential costs to our welfare and justice systems. It is a non-punitive, incentive-based […]

Update to Assignment of Civil Cases at Eighth Judicial District Court

On January 22, 2016, Chief Judge David Barker of the Eighth Judicial District Court filed Administrative Order 16-02 (amended) to modify the procedures the court uses to assign hearing discovery matters to Commissioner Bonnie Bulla and Commissioner Chris Beecroft. The changes in procedure are effective for cases filed or submitted on or after February 16, […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar – Monday, February 1, 2016

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 Monday, February 1, 2016. The calendar will be held in Courtroom 15D on the 15th floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. See EJDC-Notice-Med-Mal-Status-Check-Calendar-Feb-2016 (PDF). The calendar will be […]

Case Management System Upgrade Scheduled to Begin October 29, 2015 at Las Vegas Justice Court

The Las Vegas Justice Court Information Technology office made notice today via e-mail of a planned outage for maintenance to Odyssey—the court’s case management system: Las Vegas Justice Court IT – Information Notification Odyssey Maintenance Outage Outage Description Las Vegas Justice Court Odyssey Production will be down for maintenance from Thursday, October 29 at 5:00 PM until […]

Update to Assignment of Business Court Cases at Eighth Judicial District Court

Effective September 21, 2015, the procedures in the administrative matter of EDCR 1.33 and EDCR 1.61 at the Eighth Judicial District Court will be changed to update the administration of the caseload in the court’s business division. Administrative Order 15-11 addresses the portion of business court cases assigned to Judge Susan Scann (Department XXIX) that […]

Update to Criminal Track Assignments for Cases Binding Up to Eighth Judicial District Court from North Las Vegas Justice Court

Effective September 21, 2015, the “cases binding up from North Las Vegas Justice Court 1 shall be assigned to and be equitably distributed among Departments 5, 9, 10 and 21” at the Eighth Judicial District Court “as detailed in the attached Criminal Case Flow Model. See ‘Exhibit 1.’” See Administrative Order 15-10 (PDF): EJDC-AO-15-10 This change in […]

Reassignments of Eviction Cases Ordered in Eighth Judicial District Court

Effective September 7, 2015, the existing eviction caseload in Department 9 at the Eighth Judicial District shall be transferred to Department 28. Additionally, all new eviction cases shall be assigned to Department 28. These administrative changes have been ordered by Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge David Barker on September 3, 2015. See Administrative Order […]

Guardianship and Probate Case Recusals, Disqualifications Ordered at the Eighth Judicial District Court

On August 26, 2015, the Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge David Barker filed an administrative order to address the assignment of probate matters in the Clark County, Nevada court. See Administrative Order 15-08 (PDF): EJDC-AO-15-08 The order states, “pursuant to EDCR 1.30(b), that in adult guardianship cases where Department G either recuses or is disqualified, the case […]

Location Change for Coroner’s Visitation and DUI Program Registration at Las Vegas Justice Court

Effective Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the location for the registration for the Coroner’s Visitation and the DUI Program at the Las Vegas Justice Court will move from the fourth floor to the first floor. Specifically, the registration will move from Court Education (fourth floor) to Window 11 in Traffic (first floor). Service hours will be […]