Eighth Judicial District Court

EJDC Order Regarding Supervision of Dependency Matters

On August 13, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed Administrative Order 18-10 (AO 18-10) in the matter of the presiding judge over matters involving victims of child abuse and neglect. The order states, “pursuant to EDCR 1.30(b) and effective immediately, that Administrative Order 15-07 is superseded only to the extent that the supervision of […]

Updates to Civil, Criminal Case Reassignments, Courtroom Moves

On June 19, 2018, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez released an open letter to members of the legal community regarding the July 2, 2018 Civil and Criminal Case Reassignments and Courtroom Moves. See STMFP-RJC-218062613220 (PDF to download). Also this letter, Judge Gonzalez announced the relocation of several judicial departments to courtrooms in the Regional […]

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. […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Set for August 8, 2018

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar to review a list of specific cases filed in relation to Chapter 41 Professional Negligence Claims. This special calendar will be held at 1:00 p.m., in Courtroom 14A, on the 14th floor at the Regional Justice […]

Family Bench Bar Meetings 2018

Upcoming Family Bench Bar Meetings have been scheduled to occur as follows: Thursday, March 29, 2018 Thursday, April 5, 2018 – New date added 4/4/2018 Thursday, May 10, 2018 Thursday, June 21, 2018 Thursday, August 16, 2018 Thursday, September 27, 2018 Thursday, November 29, 2018 This schedule is subject to change without notice. Unless otherwise […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Set for February 5, 2018

The Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018, in Courtroom 14A on the 14th floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. Per an announcement (of 12/21/2017), from District Judge Jerry A. Wiess, II, the following information will help counsel to prepare for […]

Discovery Commissioner Bulla, John Aldrich to Teach Law on Claiming Privilege Seminar

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, from Noon to 1:30 p.m., the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will host a seminar for members of the bar and the supporting legal community. The seminar “Claiming Privilege” will feature speakers Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery Commissioner Bonnie Bulla and Nevada lawyer John P. Aldrich of Aldrich Law Firm, […]

Joint Court Order to Modify Admin Procedures for Certain Defendants

On August 21, 2017, a joint order was signed by the chief judges of the Las Vegas Justice Court and the Eighth Judicial District Court related to the procedures for handling of cases involving a defendant with an indictment in both courts. Administrative Order #17-10 addresses matters related to the process and timing for dismissals […]

Case Reassignments at Clark County Court Eff. Aug 21, 2017

Effective August 21, 2017, several cases will be reassigned and a revised criminal case flow model will be in use at the Eighth Judicial District Court. The changes come as result of the August 16, 2017, filing of Administrative Order 17-08 in the matter of the assignment of construction defect cases. See EJDC-AO-17-08 (PDF download). Also […]

Changes to Med Mal Sweeps Set at Clark County Court (UPDATED)

On July 10, 2017, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Jerry Wiese II announced changes to the Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar set for Monday, August 7, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., in Courtroom 14A on the 14th Floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. See Medmal announcement (PDF download). In the announcement, Judge […]