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Remote Hearings

A lot of work is being conducted by the District Court amid the COVID-19 outbreak, due to a tremendous undertaking to implement new processes and enable alternative hearings. All currently scheduled non-essential District Court hearings are ordered to be conducted by video or telephonic means; decided on the papers; or rescheduled unless otherwise directed by a District Court judge. A call center at 702-455-4472 is taking calls to assist with rescheduling court appearance, arranging for appearance by alternative means or provide other information based on the circumstances of the appearance.

To schedule a remote hearing or learn what options are available visit: http://www.clarkcountycourts.us/virtual/

All Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court administrative orders related to COVID-19 can be found on the court website: http://www.clarkcountycourts.us/general/court-rules-and-administrative-orders/#Administrative%20Orders

All the orders related to COVID-19 can also be found in one searchable chart at AOsummaryChart3_31_20 Press cont F and enter a key word to search.

The Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court of Clark County, Nevada is the largest general jurisdiction court in Nevada. This jurisdiction encompasses all municipalities and outlying communities of Clark County. The 52 district court judges serve more than 2.1 million citizens. The court serves as the trial court for Nevada and is part of the judicial branch of state government as set forth by the Nevada Constitution. The court is a forum for lawful dispute resolution insuring a balance of branch powers and constitutional protections. The Eighth Judicial Court handles family law matters, felony criminal matters and civil matter in excess of $15,000 in the jurisdiction of Clark County.

For a full overview of the District Court Administrative Order 20-01 see related story:

Nevada Eighth Judicial District Order Halts Jury Trials, Implements Telephonic Hearings And Implements Other Measures To Protect Community https://wp.me/p1tnuA-1Fj

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