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Laws, Local Rules, and Administrative Orders

LOCAL COURT RULES

Justice Court Rules for the Las Vegas Township (JCRLV) are local rules that are specific to the Las Vegas Justice Court. These rules govern civil actions and protection-order (TPO) actions. These rules also regulate structural aspects of the Las Vegas Justice Court, including the authority of the Chief Judge, the Court’s hours of operation, and methods of case assignment.

Las Vegas Justice Court Local Rules of Practice: 

(LVJCLRP) are a body of rules that include new rules regarding small claims and evictions.

*Las Vegas Justice Court is migrating to a new set of local rules (LVJCLRP). During the transition period, both sets of rules (JCRLV and LVJCLRP) will be in effect simultaneously.

STATE LAWS

NRS Chapter 4 of the Nevada Revised Statutes pertains to the jurisdiction of Justice Courts.

The Justice Court Rules of Civil Procedure (JCRCP) govern civil actions, small-claims actions, and summary-eviction actions in all Justice Courts of Nevada.
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ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS

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Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases Alleging Traffic Offenses
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CUSTOMER-SERVICE HOURS OF THE LAS VEGAS JUSTICE COURT
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FACE COVERINGS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING IN RESPONSE TO COVlD-19
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Temporary Procedures in Civil Cases
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FACE COVERINGS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING IN RESPONSE TO COVID.19
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TEMPORARY COURTROOM ASSIGNMENTS AND VIRTUAL HEARINGS
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TEMPORARY PROCEDURES IN CIVIL CASES
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MANDATORY ELECTRONIC FILING OF REPORTS
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TEMPORARY PROCEDURES IN CIVIL CASES (EXPIRED)
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TEMPORARY PROCEDURES IN CRIMINAL CASES AND CIVIL CASES
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ORDER RESCINDING ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER #20.03
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Suspension of JCRLV 34(f)(3)(B)
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TYPOGRAPHICAL SIGNATURES
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Customer-Service Hours of the Las Vegas Justice Court
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Face Covering and Social Distancing in Response to COVID-19
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Face Coverings and Social Distancing in Response to COVID-19
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REGARDING CLERICAL ERROR AND THE POSTING OF BAIL
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Temporary Procedures in Civil Cases
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Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases
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Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases and Civil Cases (AMENDED)
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Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases (AMENDED)
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Las Vegas Justice Court's Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Implementation of Governor's Emergency Directive 008 (Expired and superseded as of June 25, 2020 by virtue of Governor's Directive 025)
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Unlawful Detainer Cases, Including the Supplemental Remedy of Summary Eviction (RESCINDED on March 31, 2020)
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Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases (EXPIRED on June 1, 2020)
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Temporary Procedures in Criminal and Civil Cases (EXPIRED on June 1, 2020)
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Temporary Procedures in Criminal, Civil, and Traffic Cases (RESCINDED on September 28, 2020)
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Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases (RESCINDED on May 26, 2020)
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Suspending Certain Local Rules
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Guidelines for Administrative Own Recognizance Releases for the Las Vegas Justice Court (AMENDED)
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Regarding the Status of Prisoners with United States Immigration Holds
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Regarding Project Homeless Connect (RESCINDED on October 31, 2018)
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Regarding Scheduling of Certain Criminal Cases for Hearing
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Regarding Dismissals of Justice Court Cases Upon Indictment in District Court
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Audiovisual Technology for Testimony in Criminal Proceedings
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Mandatory Small-Claims Mediation and Quasi-Judicial Officers
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NPRAT PILOT PROGRAM
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Las Vegas Justice Court New Hearing Master
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Protection-Order Applications Under JCRLV 42(d)
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Scheduling of "Bad-Check" Case for hearing
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Scheduling Certain Criminal Cases for Hearing
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Typographical Signatures (RESCINDED on July 08, 2020)
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Misdemeanor Releases (AMENDED)
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Domestic-Violence Case Assignment (AMENDED)
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DUI and Vehicular Case Assignments (AMENDED)
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Orders of Protection Against Harassment in the Workplace
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Completion Notices for Traffic Schools
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Outstanding Arrest Warrants in Older Civil Cases
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Restitution in Criminal Cases
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Disqualification of the Justices of the Peace for the Las Vegas Justice Court
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Scheduling of Certain Criminal Cases for Hearing
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Inter-Departmental Case Transfers and Assignments
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Exoneration of Bail
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Civil E-File - Lead Documents
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Traffic Bench Warrants
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Dismissal of Certain Traffic Citations
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Additional Fees
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Mandatory Electronic Filing
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Pro Tempore & Referees
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-E-File Fee Waiver (RESCINDED on August 14, 2019)
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Bail Bond Companies, Sureties, or Agents
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Small Claims Mandatory Mediation
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Rescinding Order 2005-CRIM-1
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Mandatory E-Filing
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Rescind 11-02
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Extension of Filing TIme
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Dismissal of Certain Citations
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DUI & Domestic Violence Court
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Mandatory Electronic Filing
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Traffic Bonds Exoneration
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Regarding NRS Chapters 604A & 97A
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Assessment of Fees - Indigent Defense
Business Hours & Holidays - Telephone Directory

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