Month: December 2021

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order Modifying Procedures for Probate

On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 21-08, immediately suspending Rule 4.03 of the EDCR  until a new probate commissioner is selected. All pending or newly filed probate and trust proceedings shall be referred to the probate department to be heard by a senior judge who shall hear the […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Implements eFiling for Protective Orders

The Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada now offers Guide & File Protective Order applications that can be e-filed remotely from a computer with internet access. The new guided forms make the protective order application process more accessible and potentially safer for those facing the danger of domestic violence. Guide & File protective orders are […]

Pearson Named Chief of Reno Justice Court

On Friday, December 10, 2021, the bench of the Reno Justice Court unanimously selected Judge Scott Pearson as the new chief justice of the peace for Reno Justice Court. Judge Pearson assumed the new role immediately.

Filing Date for 2022 Judicial Elections Moved from January to March

On December 1, 2021, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0588 amending the Nevada Code of Judicial Conduct rules to comport with the Nevada Legislature’s special session amendments to the Nevada Revised Statutes 293.177. The amendments change the filing date for judicial elections from the first Monday in January to the first Monday […]