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Eighth Judicial District Court Extends Pandemic Measures Until Feb. 15, with Some Exceptions

Eighth Judicial District Court Extends Pandemic Measures Until Feb. 15, with Some Exceptions On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice James Hardesty and Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Linda Bell jointly issued Administrative Order 21-01, which extends court procedures related to mitigating the spread of COVID-19 during the pandemic to […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Survey for Legal Professionals

COVID-19 Vaccination Survey for Legal Professionals The State Bar of Nevada is working with the Office of the Governor and health officials to provide COVID-19 vaccines to attorneys and support personnel who would like to be vaccinated. This survey asks whether you would like to receive a vaccination and if so, will collect your name […]

State Bar of Nevada Issues Statement Condemning Violence Against the U.S. Government

By State Bar of Nevada President Eric Dobberstein The State Bar of Nevada strongly condemns the encouragement and incitement of any riot, violence or insurrection against the United States Government. The disruption yesterday of the Congressional certification of the Electoral College vote should remind each of us today, that we have a fragile democracy. Our […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Invites Public Comment re: Hearing Master Candidates

Eighth Judicial District Court Invites Public Comment re: Hearing Master Candidates The Eighth Judicial District Court invites the public to provide comments on the two candidates being considered for a hearing master position open at the court. The candidates are: Alexandra McLeod Jay Young The deadline to submit comments is Thurs. Jan. 20, by 5:01 […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Temporary Procedures re: Social Distancing, Unlawful Detainer Civil Actions

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Temporary Procedures re: Social Distancing, Unlawful Detainer Civil Actions On Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 21-01 in response to Governor’s Emergency Directives 035 (Revised) regarding public gatherings and 036 regarding unlawful detainer and summary eviction actions. The temporary procedures established by the […]

Case Reassignments in the Eighth Judicial District Court Effective Jan. 4, 2021

Case Reassignments in the Eighth Judicial District Court Effective Jan. 4, 2021 On Dec. 31, 2020, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-25 reassigning cases to the departments in both the Civil/Criminal Division and the Family Division of the court. The order includes charts listing the criminal in-custody, out-of-custody and lower-level arraignment schedules […]

Supreme Court Adopts Statewide Rules of Criminal Practice

Supreme Court Adopts Statewide Rules of Criminal Practice On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order in ADKT 0491 adopting statewide rules of criminal practice. The new statewide rules of criminal practice will become effective March 1, 2021. For more information, see ADKT 0491.

Supreme Court Amends District Court Rules

Supreme Court Amends District Court Rules On Wednesday, December 23, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order in ADKT 0569 amending District Court Rules 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18 and 22.  This amendment becomes effective February 21, 2021. For more information, see ADKT 0569.

Supreme Court Adopts Court Rules for Henderson Justice Court

Supreme Court Adopts Court Rules for Henderson Justice Court On Wednesday, December 23, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order in ADKT 0562 adopting court rules for the Henderson Justice Court.  This amendment becomes effective immediately. For more information, see ADKT 0562.

Supreme Court Amends Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure 3D(d) and 3E

Supreme Court Amends Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure 3D(d) and 3E On Thursday, December 10, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order in ADKT 0570 amending Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure (NRAP) 3D(d) and 3E. The amendments to NRAP 3D(d) allow 30 days to file a notice of appeal from an order issued by the Commission […]