Court Orders Changes in Re Temporary Procedures in Civil Cases

On May 28, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order regarding changes to temporary procedures in civil cases. See Administrative Order 20-11 (AO #20-11): LVJC-Admin-Order-20-11.

The order address procedures at the court citing modifications to procedure resulting from Amended Administrative Order 20-03 and Administrative Order 20-09.

Administrative Order 20-11 addresses several court procedures for handling matters related to: small claims trials and motion hearings, civil jury trials, defaults under Justice Court Rule of Civil Procedure 55, orders for the examination of judgment debtor, and essential and non-essential hearings and bench trials of cases.

Also, Administrative Order 20-11 includes a sample form for Notice of Intent to Take Default. As a courtesy to users, the court released a version of the sample form as a fillable Word doc. See: LVJC-Form-Notice-of-Intent-Fillable.

For more information, read AO #20-21 (PDF) and get Notice of Intent to Take Default (Word). To find more administrative orders, visit the court’s website at

Source: Grissell Hernandez, Las Vegas Justice Court