Las Vegas Justice Court

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 […]

New Hours for Las Vegas Justice Court’s Traffic Division

The Las Vegas Justice Court’s Traffic Division will implement the following new customer-service hours beginning on Monday, September 26, 2016: Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Closed The deadline for an individual to pull a customer-service number, enter the phone queue, or be […]

Clark County Court Procedures Changed for Q-Cases Involving Animal Control

Effective May 5, 2016, the Las Vegas Justice Court Criminal Division has ordered changes to procedures in matters regarding the scheduling of certain criminal cases for hearing. The changes affect Q-Cases involving Clark County Animal Control and are explained in Administrative Order #15-07, Amended on 5/5/16, and are to supersede Administrative Order #14-01 which is […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Seeks Referees, Pro Tempore Judges

The Las Vegas Township Justice Court invites attorneys to apply for positions as Referees and Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore for the 2017-2018 Calendar Years. (1) Small Claims Referees Pursuant to NRS 4.355 and NRS Chapter 73, the Court is seeking attorneys in good standing who are interested in serving as Referees in Small […]

PreTrial CCDC Office Hours of Operations Change at Las Vegas Justice Court

  Effective March 14, 2016, the Las Vegas Justice Court PreTrial Services Division office at the Clark County Detention Center will be open 24-hours a day. This means that individuals and bail bonding companies will be able to post bail with the Court during these hours. Information on inmates who are incarcerated at the Clark […]