Las Vegas Justice Court: Temporary Procedures for Criminal Cases

On Thursday, March 19, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-05, establishing temporary procedures for criminal cases effective Friday, March 20.

All in-custody criminal hearings, with some exceptions, will be conducted by videoconference in courtroom 6A. The following schedule will be used for matters scheduled on the in-custody arraignment dockets of each department:

Department:    Video Court Time:
5 & 13                      7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.
11                              8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
12                              9 a.m. -10 a.m.
8                               10 a.m. -11 a.m.
3                               11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
10                             12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
14                             1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
2                              2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
7                               3 p.m. -4 p.m.
1 & 15                      4 p.m. – done

In addition, departments have been moved to the following courtrooms, with the exception of in-custody matters on the arraignment docket:

  • Depts. 1 and 5: Courtroom 7A
  • Departments 2 and 7: Courtroom 8B
  • Departments 3 and 8: Courtroom 1B
  • Departments 10 and 14: Courtroom 8C
  • Departments 11 and 12: Courtroom 7C
  • Department 13: Courtroom 1A

All matters in initial appearance court will continue to be handled by Department 9 in lower-level courtoom B. For more information, see Administrative Order 20-05.