On September 28, 2021, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa filed an amended Administrative Order #21-07 regarding “Face Coverings and Social Distancing in Response to COVID-19.” To learn more, read the order available for download below.
This meeting will focus on resolution of traffic citations online and implementation of the Matterhorn platform. The court invites all counsel who are interested to attend this meeting.
Opportunity for members of the bar who practice before the Las Vegas Justice Court to get latest information on what’s happening at the court and to discuss any modifications of processes in the judicial departments.
On August 25, 2021, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa and Supreme Court of Nevada Chief Justice James Hardesty filed an order in the administrative matter regarding temporary procedures in criminal cases alleging traffic offenses. See Administrative Order #21-09.
The Las Vegas Justice Court will be holding a Bench/Bar Meeting in Courtroom 7D at the Regional Justice Center at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021. This meeting will focus on resolution of traffic citations online and implementation of the Matterhorn platform. The court invites all counsel who are interested to attend this meeting.
The Clark County Fire and the Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a vaccination clinic in the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Ave in downtown Las Vegas, on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. It is scheduled to run from 8:00am to 11:00am in Classroom A on the 4th floor.
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.
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.