Civil Division FAQs
- Once you have been served with the Summons and Complaint, you have 10 or 20 days to file a response. Please look at your summons to ensure you are calculating out the correct amount of time. To learn about your options regarding responding to a complaint, please click the following link: https://www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/self-help/lawsuits-for-money/pleading-stage-filing-a-complaint-or-responding-to-a-complaint/243-responding-to-a-complaint-if-you-ve-been-sued
- All proposed orders for Judge’s signature must be efiled through our efiling system at efilenv.com. Please use the code Proposed Order when uploading an Order for a Judge’s signature.
- The Las Vegas Justice Court has partnered with the Civil Law Self Help Center to ensure their website is up to date with the current forms that comply with Nevada laws. To access forms for civil cases please click the following link: https://www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/forms/justice-court-forms
- If you disagree with the final judgment on your case, you can appeal the decision to a higher court. To learn about appealing your case, please click the following link: https://www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/self-help/lawsuits-for-money/post-trial-stage-after-the-dust-settles/251-appealing-the-case
- The Court does not accept filings via mail or email. All documents for the court must be filed with court through the Court’s efiling system. You can file your documents at efilenv.com or at Customer Service Division at the Las Justice Court (located on the first floor of the Regional Justice Center).
- If you believe a judgment has been erroneously entered against you, you can view your options at this link: https://www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/self-help/judgments-for-money/how-to-fight-collection-of-a-judgment/171-setting-aside-a-civil-default-judgment
- If you believe you are being garnished incorrectly, you have options to contest the garnishment. To learn about contesting a garnishment, please click the following link: https://www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org/self-help/judgments-for-money/how-to-fight-collection-of-a-judgment/174-contesting-a-garnishment-or-attachment