Las Vegas Justice Court

Civil Bench Bar Meeting June 1, 2017 at Las Vegas Justice Court

On Thursday, June 1, 2017, Las Vegas Justice Court Judge Melisa Saragosa and Judge Rebecca Kern plan to hold a Civil Bench/Bar Meeting at 11:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7D at the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada. All counsel who practice in civil matters in front of this limited jurisdiction court are invited to attend this meeting to comment and/or ask […]

Update to File & Serve Software Upgrades at Clark County Court

Only two weeks left! Tyler Technologies is upgrading their e-filing product for Nevada courts to “File and Serve.” The upgrade will be completed by May 15, 2017. Effective May 15, 2017 users will only be able to file into File and Serve. When they turn on “File and Serve”, the legacy product will be available in a read-only […]

May 2017 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the release of Communiqué (May 2017), the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. In this issue, our main articles focus on matters related to law surrounding sports. Read these articles written by attorneys for attorneys: Professional Sports and Wagering in Las Vegas By Greg Gemignani, Esq. and Jennifer Roberts, Esq. […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Order to Address Small-Claims Mediation & Quasi-Judicial Officers

On December 16, 2016, Las Vegas Township Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an administrative order related to small-claims mediation and quasi-judicial officers. Administrative Order 16-04 updates procedures for the court to: Eliminate mandatory small-claims mediation for all cases filed on or after January 1, 2017 and suspends a related local […]

New Options for Payments for Criminal Cases in Las Vegas Justice Court

Payments for criminal cases in Las Vegas Justice Court can be paid via the court’s website at www.lasvegasjusticecourt.us and through the criminal division’s phone line at (702) 671-3201. For online payments, users will need to select the button labeled “Criminal Search/Pay Fine” to initiate a search for the applicable criminal case. Users will then select […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Order Related to Nevada PreTrial Risk Assessment

On December 7, 2016, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed Administrative Order 16-03. See AO 16-13 as PDF file for download: 16-03-nprat-pilot-program-signed. This Administrative Order relates to the Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment Tool (NPRAT) and the Pilot Program currently operational in 4 departments of the Las Vegas Justice Court.  The Order […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Judges Re-Elect Colleague as Chief

Chief Judge Joe Bonaventure was elected by his peers to remain the leader of the Las Vegas Justice Court through 2018. “Las Vegas Justice Court hears traffic matters, misdemeanor non-traffic cases, civil cases (amounts up to $15,000 as of 1/1/17), small claims cases (up to $10,000), summary eviction cases, and requests for protection orders (including […]

Administrative Orders #16-01 and #16-02 at Las Vegas Justice Court

On September 30, 2016, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure filed two new administrative orders, #16-01 and #16-02.  The orders became effective by the court immediately. Administrative Order 16-01 clarifies the case-assignment rules for TPO cases in the Las Vegas Justice Court. Prior to this Administrative Order, most TPO cases filed […]

Temporary Case Assignments at Las Vegas Justice Court Effective October 10, 2016

Effective October 10, 2016, changes are planned for the administration of cases at the Las Vegas Justice Court. The changes were announced on September 29, 2016, by Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Joe Bonaventure: At a recent judges’ meeting, based on an analysis of case filings, settings, and hearings since the creation of dedicated DUI and Domestic Violence departments, the justices […]