Court Orders Changes in Re Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases

On May 26, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order regarding changes to temporary procedures in criminal cases. See Administrative Order 20-10 (AO #20-10).

The order addresses changes to be implemented at the court, including the order to rescind Administrative Orders #20-02 in its entirety and sets the date of expiration for Administrative Orders #20-04 and #20-05 to June 1, 2020.

Additionally, AO #20-10 amends Administrative Order #20-08 in regards to the hours of operation for the Criminal Customer Service Window on the second floor of the Regional Justice Center.

Additionally, AO #20-10 amends Administrative Order #20-09 in regards to the Right to Speedy Trial.

Additionally, AO #20-10 orders “that out-of-custody arraignments, preliminary hearings, and trials shall be scheduled for dates on or after June 1, 2020.”

For more information, read the order available to download from the court’s website at http://www.lasvegasjusticecourt.us/faq/laws_and_rules.php.

Source: Grissell Hernandez, Las Vegas Justice Court