Month: June 2020

Keeping Cases Moving in the Second Judicial District Court

Keeping Cases Moving in the Second Judicial District Court By the Hon. Elliott A. Sattler, Second Judicial District Court, Dept. 10 My Fellow State Bar of Nevada Members: I want to start by saying I hope this finds you, your families, your staff, and your friends safe and healthy during these turbulent times. On March […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Employees Required to Wear Masks

Las Vegas Justice Court Employees Required to Wear Masks On Friday, June 5, 2020, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-13, ordering all employees of the Las Vegas Justice court to wear face coverings inside court facilities unless they are alone in unshared work space. Employees must also continue to ensure proper […]

Revisions Approved for Standardized Forms for Protection Orders

Revisions Approved for Standardized Forms for Protection Orders On Thursday, June 4, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0269 approving revisions to the standardized protection order forms used for domestic violence cases in all Nevada courts. Copies of the forms can be found in Exhibit A of the ADKT. The order […]

Nevada Supreme Court Receives Petition Requesting Amendments to NRCP 41(e) re: Mandatory Dismissal

Nevada Supreme Court Receives Petition Requesting Amendments to NRCP 41(e) re: Mandatory Dismissal On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court filed a petition in ADKT 0560 requesting amendments to Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure (NRCP) 41(e), regarding  mandatory dismissal provisions. The petition states that the administrative orders cancelling jury trials and suspending  civil […]

Eighth Judicial District Court issues Order Regarding Court Procedures During Recovery Phase 2

Eighth Judicial District Court issues Order Regarding Court Procedures During Recovery Phase 2 On Monday, June 1, 2020, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-17 regarding all operations for the court during Phase 2 of the COVID-19 recovery plan. The order became effective Mon. June 1. The 30-page order supersedes Administrative Orders AO-20-01 through 20-13 […]

Keeping Cases Moving in the Eighth Judicial District Court: Probate and Guardianships

Keeping Cases Moving in the Eighth Judicial District Court: Probate and Guardianships By Valerie Del Grosso, Esq. COVID-19 closures thoroughly stress-tested our business practices and systems, but we are better off for it. Here’s how our firm kept our cases moving (and our clients happy) during the COVID-19 pandemic: For context, our firm consists of […]