Las Vegas Justice Court

Las Vegas Justice Court Order in re Guidelines for Own Recognizance Releases

On June 30, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order in regards to guidelines for administrative own recognizance releases for the Las Vegas Justice Court. See Sixth Amended Administrative Order #18-04. In Sixth Amended Administrative Order #18-04, the court sets guidelines for how Pre-Trial Services staff (including Justice Court […]

Las Vegas Township Justice Court to Change Customer Service Hours

On June 26, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order in regards to the customer-service hours of the Las Vegas Justice Court. See Administrative Order 20-15 (PDF): LVJC-Admin-Order-20-15 In Administrative Order 20-15, the court ordered that “[E]ffective on Julv 25.2020, the customer-service hours of the Las Vegas Justice Court […]

Las Vegas Township Justice Court Orders Face Coverings, Social Distancing

On June 12, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order in regards to the use of face coverings and social distancing in response to COVID-19. See Administrative Order 20-14 (PDF file to download): LVJC-Admin-Order-20-14. In Administrative Order 20-14, the court cited concerns for public health and determined it necessary […]

Las Vegas Township Justice Court Seeks Pro-Tempore Judges

Pursuant to NRS 4.032, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court is seeking attorneys in good standing to apply for the following positions: Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore Small-Claims Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore Traffic Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore A Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore will preside over various types of […]

Court Orders Changes in Re Temporary Procedures in Civil Cases

On May 28, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order regarding changes to temporary procedures in civil cases. See Administrative Order 20-11 (AO #20-11): LVJC-Admin-Order-20-11. The order address procedures at the court citing modifications to procedure resulting from Amended Administrative Order 20-03 and Administrative Order 20-09. Administrative Order 20-11 […]

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 […]