Court News

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

Las Vegas Justice Court Order Addresses Restitution Amounts Due to be Paid for Specific Criminal Cases

On July 31, 2014 an order was signed by the Chief Justice of the Peace Karen Bennett-Haron for the Las Vegas Justice Court in the matter of restitution in criminal cases. The order included the list of cases with unpaid restitution amounts due to be paid to the Clark County District Attorney’s Victim-Witness Assistance Center... Read more

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