Chapter 4 of the Nevada Revised Statues 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.
The 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, small-claims actions, summary-eviction actions, unlawful-detainer 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.
The 15 Justices of the Peace are elected and serve within the townships in which they reside. The Justices of the Peace are elected for six year terms and the respective departments are as follows:
|Chief Judge Melissa A. Saragosa||Department 4|
|Judge Elana Lee Graham||Department 1|
|Judge Joseph S. Sciscento||Department 2|
|Judge Harmony Letizia||Department 3|
|Judge Cynthia Cruz||Department 5|
|Judge Rebecca Kern||Department 6|
|Judge Karen P. Bennett-Haron||Department 7|
|Judge Ann E. Zimmerman||Department 8|
|Judge Joe M. Bonaventure||Department 9|
|Judge Melanie Andress-Tobiasson||Department 10|
|Judge Eric A. Goodman||Department 11|
|Judge Diana L. Sullivan||Department 12|
|Judge Suzan Baucum||Department 13|
|Judge Amy Chelini||Department 14|
|Judge Melisa De La Garza||Department 15|
Las Vegas Justice Court Administrative structure includes the following:Divisions within Las Vegas Justice Court include:
Justice Court Administrator/Deputy Clerk
Staff Attorney - Joe Tommasino
Divisions within Las Vegas Justice Court include: