criminal law

LVJC Court Amends Order Re Guidelines for Own Recognizance Releases 

Update 2/26/2019: An updated order reflects a third amendment. (This includes changes to the Las Vegas Justice Court’s Administrative OR release procedure.) See PDF: Update 2/8/2019: An updated order reflects a second amendment. (The phrase “or warrant of arrest” was deleted on Line 11 of Page 2.) See PDF: On January 15, 2019, […]

LVJC Order Updates to Guidelines Re Own Recognizance Releases

On December 7, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an order in the administrative matter regarding “guidelines for administrative own recognizance releases” for the Las Vegas Justice Court. Administrative Order 18-04 addresses the conditions for release of persons held without bail, and entitled to bail. AO #18-04 lists information related to how Pre-Trial Services shall […]

October 2018 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the release of the October 2018 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. This issue focuses on “Pro Bono Matters” with select content relevant for Nevada lawyers and their support staff. Read these features online now: Help Somebody on the Road to Recovery: Take a […]

Summer CLE Seminar Schedule for Nevada Lawyers

This summer, CCBA will be hosting the seminars designed for Nevada lawyers and their administrative support staff as follows: July 19, 2018 – Hot Topics & Recent Developments in DUI/DWI Including Marijuana July 27, 2018 – Reptile® and Black Letter Law CLE Seminar To learn more about each seminar, follow the links provided below. Seating […]

Clark County Court Orders Case Reassignments, Track Changes (Eff. July 2, 2018)

On June 19, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed two administrative orders – Administrative Order 18-04 (AO 18-04) and Administrative Order 18-05 (AO 18-05). Both orders cite several changes to be made per Rule 1.30(b) of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court (EDCR) and are ordered effective July 2, 2018. […]

Standard Bail Schedule Updated for Las Vegas Justice Court

On May 21, 2015, the Las Vegas Justice Court has released an updated Standard Bail Schedule for felonies, gross misdemeanors, misdemeanors, violations of protection order, and additional penalties. The schedule is effective May 26, 2015. As such, beginning at 6:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2015, the Clark County Detention Center will utilize the new bail […]

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)