Presiding Judge, Judge Scott A. Collier
Court Administrator, Jessica J. Gurley
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Letter to Community Regarding Personal and Professional Commitment to Racial Equity (July 22, 2020) from the Clark County Superior Court Judges and Commissioners.


FACE MASKS REQUIRED in Clark County Courthouse, Juvenile Courthouse and Family Law Annex  General Order 20-13



Clark County Superior Court remains open and committed to protecting the safety and security of our community while performing our Constitutional duties.
As of June 1, 2020:​



Notice of Schedule Change - Tuesday Morning Criminal Docket Changes 

Effective September 30, 2020 - Tuesday morning Criminal Docket (Arraignment) will be cancelled. The last Tuesday morning Criminal Docket (Arraignment) will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Arraignments previously scheduled on future Tuesday morning dockets will be heard on the Tuesday morning first app docket.


Notice of Schedule Change - Tuesday Afternoon Out of Custody Criminal Docket Changes

Effective Immediately - No further citing of Change of Pleas will be accepted on the Tuesday afternoon Out of Custody Criminal Docket. All Change of Pleas currently cited on this docket will be heard as scheduled.


Notice of Schedule Change - Friday Criminal Docket Changes

Effective September 18, 2020 - Friday morning Criminal Docket (Arraignment) will be canceled and replaced with the Friday morning In and Out of Custody Change of Plea Docket.

The Friday Criminal dockets will proceed as follows (beginning 9/18/2020):

8:30a.m. -  First Appearance Docket

9:00a.m. -  In and Out of Custody Change of Plea Docket

1:30p.m. – In Custody Criminal Docket



Updated General Order 20-06 Revised Emergency Order (August 20, 2020)

General Order 20-07 Emergency Docket Rule (May 4, 2020)

General Order 20-08 Emergency Criminal Special Set Rule (March 20, 2020)

General Order 20-09 Emergency Amendment to LCR 40 (May 4, 2020)

General Order 20-10 Emergency Civil Protection Order Rule (May 4, 2020)

Beginning May 4, 2020, all Tuesday Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) dockets and Thursday non-DVPO dockets are moving forward by remote means (no in-person hearings). These will be scheduled via telephone or video.   (Click here to read the full General Order)

General Order 20-11 Emergency Ex Parte Rule (June 3, 2020)

Beginning March 24, 2020, all attorneys and self-represented litigants must submit ex parte orders to the Clark County Clerk's Office by 11:00 a.m. to be reviewed by a judicial officer the same day. (Click here to read the full General Order)

General Order 20-12 Emergency Dependency Docket Rule (May 4, 2020)

Beginning May 4, 2020, all Tuesday Dependency dockets are reinstated and will be held telephonically or by video. Parties wishing to participate in their hearings should obtain the call-in information from their attorney or assigned social worker. (Click here to read the full General Order)

General Order 20-15 Prohibiting Recording or Disseminating of Remote Proceedings (June 16, 2020)

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