Probate Law

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 […]

Court Orders Updates to Adult Guardianship, Probate Case Assignments

Assignments Effective January 17, 2017 On December 27, 2016, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge David Barker signed an administrative order related to the assignment of adult guardianship and/or probate at this general jurisdiction court. As cited in Administrative Order 16-10 (AO 16-10), pursuant to Eighth Judicial District Court Rule 1.30(b), the following updates become effective January 17, […]

Eighth Judicial District Court to Collect Updated Filing Fees for Probate Cases

Effective June 1, 2016, the Eighth Judicial District Court will begin collecting updated filing fees for probate cases. The updates are explained in a letter dated May 2, 2016 from Civil Presiding Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez of the Eighth Judicial District Court to members of the bar who handle probate matters. Included with the letter is […]

Probate Seminar to Feature Probate Commissioner

UPDATE 4/5/2016:  Registration for this seminar is now closed. We plan to video record this seminar and to make the recording available for rent or purchase. To order a copy of the recording, please visit our “Recorded CLE Seminars” page at On Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 1:00 to 3:15 p.m., the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) […]

Amendments to Eighth Judicial District Court Rules of Practice Regarding Probate; Trusts and the Administration of Estates – Effective August 30, 2014

On July 31, 2014 an order was filed by the Supreme Court of Nevada in the matter of amendments to the proposed amendments to Part IV of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court. The changes are to the rule are extensive and outlined within Exhibit A to the order. See ADKT […]