Month: April 2020

Federal Court Provides Guidance re: Motions and Stipulations

Federal Court Provides Guidance re: Motions and Stipulations On Friday, April 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada released documents including general principles regarding the disposition of motions and stipulations, for both civil and criminal matters. The documents clarify to whom motions and stipulations are referred for disposition, and delineate differences between the […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Extends Orders Related to COVID-19

Eighth Judicial District Court Extends Orders Related to COVID-19 On Friday, April 17, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-13, which extends Administrative Orders 20-01 through 20-12, with some exceptions. The exceptions relate to: Attorney obligations Suspension of jury trials Grand juries issuance of summons and certified copies Service of summons Electronic service […]

Amended Rules for Pahrump Justice Court

Amended Rules for Pahrump Justice Court On Tuesday, April 14, the Pahrump Justice Court filed a petition with the Nevada Supreme Court amending the justice court’s local rules regarding appearance by communication equipment (Rule 10) and sanctions for noncompliance (Rule 31). Rule 10 is amended to adopt the Supreme Court Rules regarding electronic coverage of […]

Nevada Courts Extend Orders Consistent With Governor’s Directive 010

Nevada Courts Extend Orders Consistent With Governor’s Directive 010 On Friday, April 10, the Nevada Supreme Court issued Administrative Order AO-0013 regarding Nevada courts’ implementation of Governor Steve Sisolak’s Emergency Directive 010, which issued a stay-at-home order and extends the state of emergency to April 30, 2020. Administrative Order Ao-0013 establishes a form order for use by individual […]

Federal Courts Suspend Requirement re: Paper Copies

Federal Courts Suspend Requirement re: Paper Copies On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada announced that the requirement of submitting paper copies for chambers pursuant to LR IC 2-2(g) is suspended while the clerk’s office remains closed. This suspension is part of the court’s efforts to minimize the […]

Las Vegas Township Justice Court: New Procedures for Filing Criminal Cases

Las Vegas Township Justice Court: New Procedures for Filing Criminal Cases On Friday, April 3, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-08, establishing new procedure for filing criminal cases with the court. The order states that: Criminal case filings may be made by email to LVJCCriminal@ClarkCountyNV.gov; Or filed via fax to (702) 382-4708. […]

Written Comments Sought re: Proposed Revisions to Rules of Foreclosure Mediation

Written Comments Sought re: Proposed Revisions to Rules of Foreclosure Mediation The public hearing originally scheduled for April 22, 2020, to hold discussion of proposed revisions to the Rules for Foreclosure Mediation, has been cancelled. This matter will be submitted for decision without public hearing after review of the petition and consideration of written comments. Written […]

Revised Rules of Practice for First Judicial District Court

Revised Rules of Practice for First Judicial District Court On Thursday, April 2, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0543 repealing and replacing rules of practice 3.7 and 3.8 for the First Judicial District Court. These rules pertain to motions and stipulations, and time for filing opposition. A copy of the new […]

Written Comments Sought re: Proposed Revisions to NRAP 21

Written Comments Sought re: Proposed Revisions to NRAP 21 The public hearing originally scheduled for April 22, 2020, to hold discussion of proposed revisions to Nevada Rule of Appellate Procedure (NRAP) 21, has been cancelled. This matter will be submitted for decision without public hearing after review of the petition and consideration of written comments. […]

New Rules of Practice for Fourth Judicial District Court

New Rules of Practice for Fourth Judicial District Court On Thursday, April 2, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0550 repealing and replacing the local rules of practice for the Fourth Judicial District Court. A copy of the new rules is available in Exhibit A of the ADKT. The new rules become […]