Las Vegas Justice Court Rules

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 […]

LVJC Orders Temporary Procedures in Criminal, Civil Cases

On April 22, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order regarding “Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases and Civil Cases.” See Administrative Order 20-09. The order addresses temporary changes to be implemented at the court, in regards to continuity, attorney obligations, jury trials suspended, writs of execution, eviction matters, right […]

LVJC Court Order in re Criminal Cases

On April 3, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum signed an order in the administrative matter regarding temporary procedures in criminal cases. See LVJC-Admin-Order-20-08. In the order, the court ordered the following temporary changes shall be implemented Monday, April 6, 2020: “1.  The Las Vegas Justice Court will accept filings in Criminal […]

LVJC Court Order in re Eviction, Foreclosure Matters

On March 31, 2020, Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Kristina Pickering and Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum signed an order in the administrative matter regarding eviction and foreclosure matters. See LVJC-Admin-Order-20-07. The order cites to the COVID-I9 virus and Nevada Governor Sisolak’s Emergency Directive 008 staying certain evictions and lockouts. Of note […]

LVJC Court Order in re Unlawful Detainer Cases, Summary Eviction

On March 24, 2020, Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice and Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum signed an order in the administrative matter regarding unlawful detainer cases, including the supplemental remedy of summary eviction. The order cites to the COVID-I9 virus and concerns it presents to public health. See LVJC-Admin-Order-20-06 (PDF file to […]

LVJC Court Order in re Temp. Procedures in Criminal Cases

On March 19, 2020, Chief Justice of the Peace Suzan Baucum signed an administrative matter regarding temporary procedures in criminal cases in the Las Vegas Justice Court. The order cites to the COVID-I9 virus and concerns it presents to public health. See LVJC-AO-20-05 (PDF file to download). From Administrative Order 20-05, the court orders the […]

LVJC Court Order in re Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases

On March 13, 2020, an order was filed in the administrative matter regarding temporary procedures in criminal cases in the Las Vegas Justice Court. The order cites to the COVID-I9 virus and concerns it presents to public health. As noted in the Administrative Order #20-02, “IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the following temporary changes shall […]

LVJC Court Order Suspends Certain Local Rules

On January 28, 2020, an order was filed in the administrative matter regarding certain local rules in the Las Vegas Justice Court. See Administrative Order #20-01: LVJC-20-01-Suspending-Certain-Local-Rules (PDF file to download). As noted in the Administrative Order #20-01, “the following local rules shall be suspended for all cases filed on or after the file date […]

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: http://www.clarkcountybar.org/wp-content/uploads/LVJC-AO-18-04-Third-Amendment.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: http://www.clarkcountybar.org/wp-content/uploads/LVJC-AO-18-04-Second-Amendment.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 […]