Month: April 2020

Identillect Extends Offer for Discounted Secure Email to May 31

State Bar of Nevada member benefit partner Identillect, a provider of secure email services, is extending its offer for a $55 discounted package for attorneys who wish to sign up for an annual business plan for simple secure email. This limited-time offer expires May 31. In order for members to receive the promotional price, they must […]

Governor Extends Stay-at-Home Directive Until May 15; Some Restrictions Eased

Governor Extends Stay-at-Home Directive Until May 15; Some Restrictions Eased On Wednesday, April 29, Governor Sisolak signed Emergency Directive 016, which extended the timeframe for many previous directives until May 15, 2020. The directive also eases some restrictions, effective May 1. These changes include: All retail businesses will be allowed to operate under curbside commerce […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order Assigning Juvenile Cases

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order Assigning Juvenile Cases On Tuesday, April 28, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-15 modifying current case assignments related to juvenile dependency, juvenile delinquency, temporary protective orders and child support cases. The order becomes effective May 4, 2020. According to the order: Fifty percent of the open, […]

Amendments to Local Rules of Practice for Federal Court

Amendments to Local Rules of Practice for Federal Court On Wednesday, April 22, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada announced that the Local Rules of Practice for the court have been amended, effective April 17, 2020. The revised local rules can be found on the court’s website at: https://www.nvd.uscourts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Local-Rules-of-Practice-Amended-2020.pdf.

Las Vegas Justice Court Implements Temporary Procedures for Criminal Cases

Las Vegas Justice Court Implements Temporary Procedures for Criminal Cases On Wednesday, April 22, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-09, which extends the following administrative orders until further notice: 20-03, 20-04, 20-05, 20-07 and 20-08. Jury trials for both criminal and civil cases have been suspended; they will be rescheduled as […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order to Electronically Apply for Search Warrants, Pen Registers, and Wiretaps

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order to Electronically Apply for Search Warrants, Pen Registers, and Wiretaps On Tuesday, April 21, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-14, streamlining processes for the electronic review and issue of search warrants, pen registers, trap and trace, stored communications and communication interception. The order states that the […]

Appellate Courts to Schedule Oral Arguments by Remote Means

Appellate Courts to Schedule Oral Arguments by Remote Means On Monday, April 20, the Nevada Supreme Court issued Administrative Order AO-0015, announcing that the appellate courts are now preparing to schedule oral arguments in individual cases by videoconferencing or other remote means. The court clerk will send out scheduling notices in the individual cases. In […]

Order Extended: Access to Appellate Court Facilities Restricted

Order Extended: Access to Appellate Court Facilities Restricted On Monday, April 20, the Nevada Supreme Court issued Administrative Order AO-0014, which extends Administrative Order AO-0008, restricting access to appellate court facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The extended order prohibits the following persons from entering the appellate courthouses in Carson City and Las Vegas: Persons […]

Guided Online Domestic Violence Temporary Protective Order Application Now Available

Guided Online Domestic Violence Temporary Protective Order Application Now Available The Eighth Judicial District Court has launched an online guided application for domestic violence temporary protective orders. The online application, available through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Self Help website, offers a step-by-step guide to complete a request for a domestic violence temporary […]