On June 30, 2022, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the administrative matter of civil and criminal division case reassignments for Departments 1 and 9. See Administrative Order 22-10. The order becomes effective July 11, 2022.
Per the order, the following civil/criminal division assignments are expected:
“Department 9 will have a civil assignment. Fifty percent of civil cases currently being heard by Department 1 are reassigned to Department 9. All criminal cases currently being heard by Department 9 will be reassigned to Department 1. Department 1 will continue to preside over Mental Health Court, supervise the Co-Occurring Specialty Court program, supervise civil commitment cases and determine family civil commitment petitions. Department 1 will replace Department 9 on Track 13 of the Criminal Case Flow Model.”
Additionally, the order directs Court Administration to publish the list of cases affected by the reassignments mentioned above on the EJDC website and to further publish an updated Criminal Case Flow Model. Finally, this Administrative Order is to supersede any prior administrative orders regarding these assignments.
For more information and to get a copy of the order, visit the court’s website at http://www.clarkcountycourts.us/general/court-rules-and-administrative-orders/.