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New Administrative Order to Address Misdemeanor Releases at Las Vegas Justice Court

On May 6, 2015, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Joe Bonaventure signed an order (effective immediately) that addresses the condition for release of defendants who are arrested on one or more misdemeanor charges, and no gross-misdemeanor or felony charges. See Amendment to Administrative Order 15-05 (AO 15-05), a detailed four-page PDF document: 15-05-Misdemeanor-Releases-(Final)

Procedures Amended for Assignments of DUI and Vehicular Crime Cases at Las Vegas Justice Court

On April 21, 2015, the Las Vegas Justice Court ordered amendments (effective immediately) to the policies and procedures for the assignment of cases involving DUI cases and vehicular-crime cases. To read the detailed four-page document, download the PDF file: 15-03-DUI-Case-Assignments-(Amended-Final)     Related story (April 7, 2015): “Las Vegas Justice Court Changes Procedures for Assignments of... Read more

Procedures Amended for Assignments of Domestic Violence Cases at Las Vegas Justice Court

On April 21, 2015, the Las Vegas Justice Court ordered amendments (effective immediately) to procedures for the assignment of cases involving domestic violence. To read the detailed three-page document, download the PDF file: 15-04-DV-Case-Assignments-(Amended-Final)   Related story (April 7, 2015): “Las Vegas Justice Court Clarifies Procedures for Assignments of Domestic Violence Cases,” https://www.clarkcountybar.org/2015/las-vegas-justice-court-clarifies-procedures-for-assignments-of-dv-cases/

Las Vegas Justice Court Clarifies Procedures for Assignments of Domestic Violence Cases

On April 1, 2015, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an administrative order (AO 15-04) clarifies the assignment policies for Domestic-Violence cases. See PDF: 15-04–DV-Case-Assignments-(FINAL–File-stamped) The order includes the detailed reasons for which cases are subject to being “retracked” from the DV Department to the department of origin. The order further clarifies the procedures for case assignments involving... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court Changes Procedures for Assignments of DUI Cases

On April 1, 2015, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an administrative order (AO 15-03) changing the assignment policies for DUI cases and vehicular-crime cases. See (PDF): 15-03–DUI-Case-Assignments-(FINAL–File-stamped) The order includes the detailed reasons for which cases are subject to being “retracked” from one of the DUI/Vehicular-Crime Departments to the department of origin. The order further orders the... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court Changes Procedures for Workplace TPO Filings

On February 20, 2015, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an administrative order (AO 15-02) changing the automatic tracking requirement in local rule JCRLV 42(d) and the manner of assignment of temporary protection orders (TPOs) in the workplace. The changes listed in the AO 15-02 are listed as effective immediately and to be in effect... Read more

Applicants Sought for Judicial Position at Las Vegas Justice Court

Clark County is accepting applications through 5 p.m. Dec. 15 from qualified people interested in being appointed to serve as the Justice of the Peace for Department 6. Applications must be delivered to the Clark County Managers Office by 5:00 pm on December 15, 2014. Applicants can find the application and additional information at http://www.clarkcountynv.gov.

Las Vegas Justice Court Begins New Procedure Relating to Documentary Proof for Traffic Citations

New Policy Effective Monday, November 17, 2014 The Traffic Division of the Las Vegas Justice Court is implementing a new policy regarding documentary proof for traffic citations. Documentary proof is often presented in a variety of circumstances, such as the following: (1) A defendant shows proof of a new driver’s license. (2) A defendant shows... Read more

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

UPDATE 11/1/2014: “The Las Vegas Justice Court Case Management System Migration is complete. You can access our case lookup and secure Justice Partner portal at http://www.lasvegasjusticecourt.us. Please contact us via email at lvjcithelp@clarkcountynv.gov should you have any questions or issues.” -Las Vegas Justice Court IT Help Desk Between Thursday, October 30 and Saturday, November 1,... Read more
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