Day: September 8, 2015

Reassignments of Eviction Cases Ordered in Eighth Judicial District Court

Effective September 7, 2015, the existing eviction caseload in Department 9 at the Eighth Judicial District shall be transferred to Department 28. Additionally, all new eviction cases shall be assigned to Department 28. These administrative changes have been ordered by Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge David Barker on September 3, 2015. See Administrative Order […]

Guardianship and Probate Case Recusals, Disqualifications Ordered at the Eighth Judicial District Court

On August 26, 2015, the Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge David Barker filed an administrative order to address the assignment of probate matters in the Clark County, Nevada court. See Administrative Order 15-08 (PDF): EJDC-AO-15-08 The order states, “pursuant to EDCR 1.30(b), that in adult guardianship cases where Department G either recuses or is disqualified, the case […]

Location Change for Coroner’s Visitation and DUI Program Registration at Las Vegas Justice Court

Effective Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the location for the registration for the Coroner’s Visitation and the DUI Program at the Las Vegas Justice Court will move from the fourth floor to the first floor. Specifically, the registration will move from Court Education (fourth floor) to Window 11 in Traffic (first floor). Service hours will be […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar – Monday, August 3, 2015

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 Monday, August 3, 2015. The calendar will be held in Courtroom 15D on the 15th floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. See Notice re: Medical/Dental Malpractice Status […]

Administrative Order Regarding Matters of Electronic Recording of Courtroom Proceedings in Juvenile Cases at Eighth Judicial District Court 

On May 7, 2015, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the matter of electronic recording of courtroom proceedings in juvenile cases. In Administrative Order 15-05 (AO 15-05), the court addresses the conditions and concerns for how electronic proceedings in juvenile dependency and juvenile delinquency cases may be opened to inspection or released […]

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 […]

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/

Eighth Judicial District Court to Collect Peremptory Challenge Fee through E-Filing

Effective May 1, 2015, the Eighth Judicial District Court will collect the $450 Peremptory Challenge filling fee required by SCR 48.1(2) electronically through either the attorney’s draw down account or credit card associated with their e-filing account. See memo: EJDC-PeremptoryChallengeFee-Memo-Apr-6-2015. For details about this update to administrative services at the court, contact the court division […]