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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 […]

Weekly Virtual Meetings for Nevada Lawyers Dealing with Stress and Anxiety

Weekly Virtual Meetings for Nevada Lawyers Dealing with Stress and Anxiety The COVID-19 pandemic has created upheaval in our personal and professional lives. For lawyers, quickly adapting to changed work environments and uncertainty in our practices can result in stress and anxiety. The State Bar of Nevada welcomes all attorneys and judges to join a […]

Eighth Judicial District Court: All Administrative Orders Through March 23, 2020

Eighth Judicial District Court: All Administrative Orders Through March 23, 2020 A fellow member of the state bar has compiled all of the Eighth Judicial District Court’s administrative orders into one document for ease of reference. The document includes orders 20-01 through 20-10, as well as a list of email addresses for sending electronic documents. […]

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

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order Regarding Unlawful Detainer Cases, Including Summary Eviction On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-06, 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 […]

Legal Work Considered Essential; Firms Should Comply With Social Distancing Guidance

Legal Work Considered Essential; Firms Should Comply With Social Distancing Guidance On Friday, March 20, Governor Steve Sisolak issued an order mandating non-essential businesses to close in order to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The directive listed legal work as an essential business. This means that firms are not required to close their doors to the […]

Small Business Loans Available to Alleviate Economic Injury Caused by COVID-19

Small Business Loans Available to Alleviate Economic Injury Caused by COVID-19 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making loans of up to $2 million available to privately held businesses and private, nonprofit organizations in designated areas to help alleviate economic injury caused by coronavirus (COVID-19). The program is called the Economic Injury Disaster Loan […]