Month: March 2020

Nevada Justice Courts to Implement Governor’s Emergency Directive 008 re: Foreclosures and Evictions

Nevada Justice Courts to Implement Governor’s Emergency Directive 008 re: Foreclosures and Evictions On Tuesday, March 31, the Nevada Supreme Court issued Administrative Order AO-0012 regarding Nevada’s justice courts’ implementation of Governor Steve Sisolak’s Emergency Directive 008, which halts foreclosure and eviction matters throughout Nevada. Administrative Order Ao-0012 establishes a form order for use by […]

Second Judicial District Court Suspends Visitation at Juvenile Detention Center

Second Judicial District Court Suspends Visitation at Juvenile Detention Center On Tuesday, March 24, the Second Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 2020-06,  suspending visitation at the Juvenile Detention Center until further notice. In addition, the Chief Juvenile Probation Officer has the authorization to release a juvenile from custody for the health and welfare of […]

Second Judicial District Court Issues Order for Hearing Out-of-Custody Cases

On Friday, March 20, the Second Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 2020-05, stating that the court will continue hearing out-of-custody defendants’ cases. The administrative order includes an exhibit with the language that is to be used when stipulating to a continuation. The order notes that: The court will email all counsel with proposed continued […]

Second Judicial District Court Closed to In-Person Public Access

Second Judicial District Court Closed to In-Person Public Access On Wednesday, March 18, the Second Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 2020-05, temporarily closing the court to in-person access by the public. Both the general jurisdiction courthouse, located at 75 Court Street in Reno, and the Family Division Courthouse, located at 1 So. Sierra in […]

North Las Vegas Justice Court: Changes to Criminal Calendars

North Las Vegas Justice Court: Changes to Criminal Calendars In response to the emergency declaration for COVID-19, the North Las Vegas Justice Court has made changes to its criminal calendars as follows: The court is closed on Fridays. Department 1 will have criminal calendars on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Department 2 will have criminal calendars on […]

Federal Court Issues Order Authorizing Videoconferencing

Federal Court Issues Order Authorizing Videoconferencing On Monday, March 30, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada authorized the use of video conferencing, or telephone conferencing if video conferencing is not reasonably available, for certain criminal proceedings as provided in the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act). The public […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order for Managing Juvenile Matters during COVID-19 Pandemic

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order for Managing Juvenile Matters during COVID-19 Pandemic On Friday, March 27, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-12, regarding management of juvenile matters during the COVID-19 pandemic. In-custody juvenile matters will proceed, but matters for juveniles hospitalized, isolated or quarantined will be continued. Contested hearings, detention hearings, hearings […]

North Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order Regarding Unlawful Detainer Cases, Including Summary Eviction

North Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order Regarding Unlawful Detainer Cases, Including Summary Eviction On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the North Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 2020-03, regarding unlawful detainer cases, including the supplemental remedy of summary eviction. According to the order, forcible entry and forcible detainer actions are not covered by Administrative Order […]

Eighth Judicial District Court: Court Operations re: Civil-Domestic Matters

Eighth Judicial District Court: Court Operations re: Civil-Domestic Matters On Wednesday, March 25, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-11, regarding changes to court operations regarding civil-domestic matters in response to the coronavirus. The following measures are ordered to allow the court to continue processing civil-domestic matters to the extent possible while balancing […]