Pandemic mandates regarding capacity limits and social distancing have been lifted effective Jun 1, 2021; however, effective July 30, 2021, all persons must wear a mask while in the facility, regardless of vaccination status.
Per the order, “the customer-service hours of the Las Vegas Justice Court will be from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, with the exception of holidays declared by state law.” dditionally, the court orders that “Friday is deemed a judicial day for the purposes of the computation of time in accordance with JCRCP 6 or any other deadlines to take action as set forth in any Nevada Revised Statute.”
On July 22, 2021, the Supreme Court of Nevada signed an order in the matter of the amendment, repeal, and enactment of certain rules for the Las Vegas Justice Court. See ADKT 0583. The rule changes will become effective in 60 days from the date of the order.
On July 21, 2021, the Las Vegas Municipal Court filed an order in the continuing matter of the Las Vegas Municipal Court procedures regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19). See Judicial Administrative Order 2.58.
On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Noon, there will be a special bench bar meeting for members of the bar who handle cases at the Eighth Judicial District Court.
Effective immediately, mandatory face coverings are required at all court facilities in Clark County, Nevada.
The next Las Vegas Justice Court (LVJC) Judges’ Meeting (Open/Closed) is scheduled for July 14, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. in Courtroom 1A at the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. This is an in-person meeting.
The State Bar is soliciting comments to these proposed amendments from interested stakeholders no later than August 6, 2021.
AO #21-06 orders “that the sections of Administrative Order #21-03 mandating appearances for virtual court session through BlueJeans or telephonic appearance for all counsel, parties and witnesses is now rescinded.
Per the announcement, the plan is designed “to instruct judges and court staff on how to conduct an in-person jury trial in a manner that minimizes risks to all participants by taking every reasonable precaution that has been recommended by our community health care partners.” The plan addresses topics related to the following concerns: