Eighth Judicial District Court

Clark County Court Order 20-13 to Extend Prior Orders Related to COVID-19

On Friday, April 17, 2020, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-13 that extends prior orders related to COVID-19. See EJDC-Admin-Order-20-13 (PDF file to download). Learn more about the order and its impact on practice and procedure from the court’s blog at https://eighthjdcourt.wordpress.com/2020/04/17/district-court-issues-administrative-order-20-13-that-extends-prior-orders-related-to-covid-19/.

NV Supreme Court Orders in re Coronavirus Emergency, Impact on State Courts

On Friday, April 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of Nevada filed administrative order (AO-0013) in re coronavirus emergency and its impact on the courts. The order addresses concerns for the ongoing administration of district court proceedings during the COVID-19 emergency.  See ADKT 0554 and find the 15-page PDF at http://caseinfo.nvsupremecourt.us/public/caseView.do?csIID=58467. Find this and other Supreme […]

EJDC Order in re Discontinuing In-Person Gatherings, Meetings

On March 16, 2020, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Linda Bell issued an Administrative Order that alters court procedures effective immediately to protect the community during COVID-19 pandemic. The order includes information relevant to all parties involved in legal matters at the Eighth Judicial District Court. See EJDC-AO-20-02 (PDF file to download). The court […]

EJDC Order Halts Jury Trials, Implements Telephonic Hearings, Other Measures

On March 13, 2020, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Linda Bell issued and Administrative Order that alters court procedures effective immediately to protect the community during COVID-19 pandemic. See NVEJDC_COVID19_1_3_13_20 (PDF file to download). The order includes information relevant to all parties involved in legal matters at the Eighth Judicial District Court, including the […]

EJDC Order Rotates Judicial Assignments for Certain Matters

Court Order Addresses Management of Postconviction Petitions of Habeas Corpus, Judicial Settlement Program, Reassigning of Adult Guardianship, Minor’s Compromise, and Probate Cases On November 22, 2019, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the administrative matter of assigning postconviction petitions for writs of habeas corpus involving calculation of credits; assigning management of the […]

EJDC Order Adopts Policy on Public Access to Administrative Records

The Eighth Judicial District Court (EJDC) now has a policy on public access to administrative records. The policy is stated in the Administrative Order 19-06 (AO-16) and applies to public access to administrative records of the EJDC that are maintained by the district court administration only. The policy does not apply to case records of […]