POST CIVIL CONTESTED TRAFFIC HEARING INFORMATION
Post Civil Contested Traffic Hearing Information
A civil contested traffic hearing regarding your civil traffic infraction was just held. Listed below is some general information regarding what happens next.1. If you were found not responsible and the case was dismissed, please allow one week for the case to be updated within two weeks.
a. If a bond was posted, it will be exonerated. The refund check will be mailed to the address on record in 45 days.
2. If you were found responsible and assessed the civil penalty, administrative assessments, and fees per NRS 50.225. Please allow one week for
the case to be updated.
a. If a bond was posted, the bond will be forfeited and applied to the civil penalty, administrative assessments and fees assessed.
b. If you did not post a bond, at the hearing, the judge told you the total civil penalty, administrative assessments and fees you are
responsible for as well as the pay in full due date.
c. If you are interested in completing community service in lieu of paying the civil penalty, administrative assessments and fees, the
community service agency list and timecards can be found on the Court’s website: www.LasVegasJusticeCourt.us or you can visit the Las
Vegas Justice Court Customer Service Division, 1st Floor in the Regional Justice Center.
i. If you need additional time to pay, the Court does allow a one-time ninety (90) day extension. You must visit the Customer Service
Division on the 1st Floor to request the payment extension.
3. If you do not agree with the Court’s determination of responsibility, you have seven (7) calendar days from the date of the court determination
to file a civil appeal to Eighth Judicial District Court.
a. Visit the Las Vegas Justice Court Customer Service Division, 1st Floor in the Regional Justice Center to file your Notice of Appeal.
b. You may be required to post an appeal bond in order to secure a stay of execution of the order of the court during the pendency of the
appeal. The bond must equal the amount of the civil penalty, administrative assessments and fees the court has ordered the appellant to pay
pursuant to NRS 484A.7043.
i. The appellate court shall review the record and any arguments presented by the defendant and render a decision. No further
evidence or argument will be accepted.
Civil Contested Traffic Hearing Information - Revision 01192024