Las Vegas Justice Court

LV Justice Court Orders Procedures Related to Community Court

On October 15, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed Administrative Order #18-01 regarding the scheduling of certain criminal cases for hearing. This administrative order relates to specialized procedures for “Community-Court” cases.  Specifically, the order addresses how such cases are scheduled for hearing, how outstanding warrants can be recalled, and how certain defendants can be […]

Electronically Filing of Orders, Default Judgments at LVJC

On July 2, 2018, the administrator for the Civil Division at the Las Vegas Justice Court, Grissell Hernandez, distributed a tips sheet in regards to filing of orders and default judgements electronically using Odyssey File and Serve. See PDF file available to download: LVJC-E-Filing-Orders-Default-Judgments This five-page document includes screen captures to visually demonstrate the website user’s […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Admin Order 15-05 Amended (5-31-2018)

On May 31, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an amended administrative order in regards to misdemeanor releases. See LVJC-AO-15-05-Misdemeanor-Releases-(Final-#3-Amended-5-31-18) (PDF download).  The amended order became effective immediately. NOTES: This order includes a minor correction to the order announced previously. The difference from the original order is that […]

Certain LVJC Caseload Changes Becoming Effective May 14, 2018

On Monday May 14, 2018, the following caseload changes will become effective at the Las Vegas Justice Court: Judge Melanie Andress-Tobiasson (LVJC Dept. 10) will assume the criminal caseload from Judge Ann Zimmerman (LVJC Dept. 8). The arraignment time will remain at 8:00 a.m., and the time for preliminary hearings and trials will remain at […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Seeks Pro Tem Judges, Referees

The Las Vegas Township Justice Court invites attorneys to apply for positions as Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore, Small-Claims Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore, and Traffic Referees for the 2019-2020 Calendar Years. (1) Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore Pursuant to NRS 4.032, the Court is seeking attorneys in good standing who are […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Announces Assignments for 2018

On November 9, 2017, Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure announced the judicial chambers assignments and courtroom assignments for 2018.  For more information, see image at right or read the chart which is available as a PDF download: 2018 Assignments–CCBA Notice Source: Joe Tommasino, Las Vegas Justice Court

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 […]

Civil Bench Bar Meeting June 1, 2017 at Las Vegas Justice Court

On Thursday, June 1, 2017, Las Vegas Justice Court Judge Melisa Saragosa and Judge Rebecca Kern plan to hold a Civil Bench/Bar Meeting at 11:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7D at the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada. All counsel who practice in civil matters in front of this limited jurisdiction court are invited to attend this meeting to comment and/or ask […]