Court News

Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar – Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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, August 12, 2014. See EJDC-Med-Mal-Sessions-8-12-14 . The calendar will be held at the Complex Litigation Center, 333 S. Sixth Street in downtown Las Vegas. Endoscopy cases will not be... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court’s New Policy Regarding Restitution Payments – Effective August 1, 2014

Effective on August 1, 2014, the Las Vegas Justice Court will no longer accept restitution payments for criminal cases. Instead, restitution payments will be accepted at the following location: Clark County District Attorney Victim-Witness Assistance Center 200 Lewis Avenue, 3rd Floor of the Regional Justice Center Las Vegas, NV 89155-2212 (702) 671-2525 All restitution must... Read more

New Cover Sheets Required for Civil & Business Filings at Eighth Judicial District Court – Effective July 1, 2014

Effective July 1, 2014, in accordance with NRS 3.275, the Eighth Judicial District Court will require the use of new cover sheets when submitting civil case and business court filing types. To get copies of the new cover sheets, download this guide (PDF): EJDC-Cover-Sheets-Civil-Business-Filings. Contents of the four-page PDF guide are: Page 1 – Business Court... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court Reassigns Case to Henderson Justice Court

The Las Vegas Justice Court has filed an administrative order regarding the disqualification of the court’s justices of the peace in the matter of a particular case. Effective June 18, 2014, the order transfers case #14F-03035X to the Henderson Justice Court for future proceedings. To learn more, read Administrative Order 14-02 (PDF): LVJC-14-02-JPs-Disqualied-Case-#14F-03035X

Administrative Changes for “Q-Cases” at the Las Vegas Justice Court are Effective Immediately

On June 4, 2014, an administrative order was filed with the Las Vegas Justice Court in the matter regarding the scheduling of certain criminal cases for hearing regarding matters known as “Q-Cases” that involve violations of the Nevada State Contractor’s Board and violations involving Clark County Animal Control. The changes in procedure are outlined in... Read more

Family Bench Bar Meeting Schedule Update

Upcoming meetings of the Family Bench Bar Committee are as follows: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Thursday, August 21, 2014 Thursday, October 2, 2014 Thursday, November 13, 2014 Thursday, December 18, 2014 This schedule is subject to change without notice. Unless otherwise announced, all meetings will be held at Noon in Courtroom 9 at the Family... Read more

Eighth Judicial District Court Orders Mandatory Electronic Service and Eliminates $2 Fee

On May 8, 2014, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Jennifer Togliatti signed Administrative Order 14-2 regarding mandatory electronic service. See PDF of the order: EJDC-Electronic-Service-AO14-2. Effective June 1, 2014, the order requires service by electronic means to be mandatory for documents identified in Rule 9 of the Nevada Electronic Filing and Conversion Rules, the... Read more