Las Vegas Justice Court

LV Justice Court Judges’ Meeting Schedule

This is a schedule of dates for the Las Vegas Justice Court Judges’ Meetings for the remainder of 2019: April 3, 1A (closed) – new date May 8, 1A (open/closed) June 12, 1A (closed) July 10, 1A (open/closed) August 14, 1A (closed) September 11, 1A (open/closed) October 9, 1A (closed) Nov. 13, 1A (open/closed) December […]

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 […]

LVJC Order In Re Status of Prisoners with US Immigration Holds

On October 19, 2018, Las Vegas Justice Court Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an order regarding the status of prisoners with United States Immigration Holds. In Administrative Order #18-03, the court rescinded an administrative order from 2002 and ordered that Las Vegas Justice Court Clerks and Officers of the Clark County Detention Center […]

LV Justice Court Plans for Homeless Event (Nov. 20, 2018)

On October 11, 2018, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an administrative order with guidelines for how the Las Vegas Justice Court clerks shall process outstanding warrants for defendants who appear for court services while at the special service event, Project Homeless Connect. For more information, see Administrative Order […]

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 […]