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  • 2021 Exam Registration is now Closed

    9/13/2021 2:20:55 PM

    2021 Exam Registration is now Closed 2021 Orientation Workshop and Written Exam Registration for Las Vegas in October and the Oral Exam Registration for November has reached capacity. Please check back in early 2022 for further exam opportunities. false

  • New Webcast! 2021 Nevada Legislative Review

    9/10/2021 4:27:04 PM

    The 81st session of the Nevada Legislature concluded on June 1, 2021. There were 495 Assembly Bills and 463 Senate Bills introduced during the 120- day session. Please join John McCormick for an interactive webinar as he guides you through the bills that may impact the courts. (more...)

  • Applications Being Accepted for District Judge Vacancy in Eighth Judicial District, Department 11

    9/9/2021 1:43:26 PM

    Applications Being Accepted for District Judge Vacancy in Eighth Judicial District, Department 11 The Commission on Judicial Selection is now accepting applications for an open Judge seat in the Eighth Judicial District. This seat will fill the vacancy of Judge Gonzalez, who submitted her resignation effective S

  • The Certified Court Interpreter Program

    8/27/2021 12:03:01 PM

    The Certified Court Interpreter Program Being a Certified or Registered court interpreter ensures that a person possesses professional competence in a specific language and shows the interpreter has the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality translation. Current basic requirements for Court Interpr

  • 2021 NV Certified Court Interpreter Program Exam Announcements

    7/20/2021 12:26:34 PM

     

  • New Webcast! Nevada's Judicial Canons & Best Practices - Ethics

    7/15/2021 4:49:20 PM

    New Webcast! Nevada's Judicial Canons & Best Practices - Ethics is now available via on-demand video.

  • New Webcast! Review of Recent United States Supreme Court Opinions

    7/7/2021 3:26:43 PM

    New Webcast! Review of Recent United States Supreme Court Opinions Review of Recent United States Supreme Court Opinions is now available via-on demand video. 

  • New Webcast! Review of Nevada Appellate Criminal Opinions

    7/2/2021 9:29:01 AM

    New Webcast! Review of Nevada Appellate Criminal Opinions Review of Nevada Appellate Criminal Opinions is now available via–on-demand video.

  • New Webcast! Neuroscience in Mediation: What Judges Need to Know

    6/24/2021 8:46:31 AM

    New Webcast! Neuroscience in Mediation: What Judges Need to Know New Webcast! Neuroscience in Mediation: What Judges Need to Know is now available via on-demand video. 

  • New Webcast! 2021 What Judges Should Know When a Non-US Citizen Appears Before Them

    6/15/2021 9:42:51 AM

    More and more frequently, State Court Judges are entertaining Motions to Reopen based upon ineffective assistance of counsel claims by non-US citizen defendants.

  • New Webcast! Virtual Courtroom - Ethics

    6/14/2021 3:37:41 PM

    New Webcast! Virtual Courtroom - Ethics Virtual Courtroom - Ethics is now available via on-demand video. 

  • New Webcast! Judicial Stress in the Time of COVID

    5/26/2021 10:55:15 AM

    New Webcast! Judicial Stress in the Time of COVID Dr. Bouch describes how the restrictions of COVID are impacting the judge’s professional and personal life and suggestions on stress relief.

  • New Webcast! Review of Nevada Appellate Civil Opinions

    5/14/2021 4:43:18 PM

    New Webcast! Review of Nevada Appellate Civil Opinions Review of Nevada Appellate Civil Opinions is now available via-on demand video.  (more... ) false

  • Nevada Supreme Court Establishes Commission to Study Water Adjudication Law Cases; Appoints Members to the Commission

    4/12/2021 1:14:19 PM

    Nevada Supreme Court Establishes Commission to Study Water Adjudication Law Cases; Appoints Members to the Commission The Nevada Supreme Court recently created the Commission to Study the Adjudication of Water Law Cases, and Chief Justice James Hardesty announced that the following members have been appointed to

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    Chief Justice Hardesty Appoints Judge Marquis and Judge Walker as Co-Chairs of Guardianship Commission

    3/25/2021 11:43:42 AM

    Chief Justice Hardesty Appoints Judge Marquis and Judge Walker as Co-Chairs of Guardianship Commission Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice James Hardesty announced today that Judge Linda Marquis and Judge Egan Walker have been appointed as co-chairs of the 20-member Permanent Guardianship Commission. In 2017,

  • Presumptive Maximum Amounts of Child Support

    2/3/2021 10:40:00 AM

    Child Support Obligations of Low-Income Payers

    Pursuant to the Child Support Regulation R138-18 adopted on October 30, 2019, the AOC is required to publish annually the Schedule of Child Support Obligations for Low-Income Payers.  The Schedule based upon the 2021 Federal Poverty Guidelines can be downloaded here:

    pdf 2021 Child Support Obligation of Low-Income Payers 

  • 2020 AOC Grant Program Funding to Benefit Nine Courts

    11/15/2019 10:14:29 AM

    The Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), has awarded nine Nevada courts with Trial Court Improvement Grants. The nine projects will improve access to court services, enhance security, or provide for training and possible certification of court interpreters.

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 3rd Quarter 2019

    10/22/2019 11:32:16 AM

    Court Improvement Program News and Report - 3rd Quarter 2019 During the past quarter (July through September 2019), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder's knowledge and expertise

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 2nd Quarter 2019

    10/22/2019 11:19:36 AM

    Court Improvement Program News and Report - 2nd Quarter 2019 During the past quarter (April through June  2019), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder's knowledge and expertise;

  • September 2019 MASEA FAQs

    9/9/2019 5:45:00 PM

    The Administrative Office of the Courts Audit Unit recently updated the frequently asked questions regarding the Minimum Accounting Standards Guide for External Audits to assist both courts and external auditors with the completion of their required four-year independent audits. This guide should be utilized during the current four-year independent audits. Any questions that arise which are not currently address in this version of the frequently asked questions can be sent to the Audit Unit at auditor@nvcourts.nv.gov for review and response.

     

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    Katherine R. Malzahn-Bass Awarded Innovator of the Year

    8/22/2019 8:03:53 AM

    The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) awarded Katherine R. Malzahn-Bass, Court Improvement Program Coordinator for the Supreme Court of Nevada, the 2019 Innovator of the Year award for her efforts on Nevada’s Statewide Juvenile Dependency Mediation Program.

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 1st Quarter 2019

    5/28/2019 10:41:36 AM

    During the past quarter (January through March 2019), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise; and building systemic capacity through continual quality improvement (CQI) and data exchange. 

  • Nevada Guardianship Compliance Office Suggests Online Course

    5/23/2019 8:05:49 AM

    The Nevada Guardianship Compliance Office of the Nevada Supreme Court urges individuals involved with or considering guardianship to take part in a new online course.

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 4th Quarter 2018

    1/15/2019 1:31:12 PM

    During the past quarter (October through December, 2018), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise; and building systemic capacity through continual quality improvement (CQI) and data exchange.  CIP:

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 3rd Quarter 2018

    10/24/2018 2:20:47 PM

    Court Improvement Program News and Report - 3rd Quarter 2018 During the past quarter(August through October, 2018), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise

  • Public Comments Sought for Revisions to Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP)

    10/15/2018 9:06:42 AM

    Public Comments Sought for Revisions to Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) The Nevada Supreme Court seeks public and attorney comments on proposed revisions to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP). Comments can be filed with the Supreme Court in ADKT 0522, or emailed to NRCPcommittee@nvcourts.nv.gov.

  • Second Judicial Court Recognizes Felony DUI Graduate

    10/10/2018 8:45:54 AM

    Felony DUI Graduate This is a highlight of a new DUI graduate. Second Judicial District court We would like to highlight Larry, one of our Felony DUI Court graduates. Although Larry had a difficult time acclimating to the program and learning to adopt a life of sobriety, he ended up being one of our best s

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 2nd Quarter 2018

    7/30/2018 2:42:16 PM

    Court Improvement Program News and Report - 2nd Quarter 2018   During the past quarter (May through August, 2018), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and ex

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 1st Quarter 2018

    7/30/2018 2:37:56 PM

    Court Improvement Program News and Report - 1st Quarter 2018 During the past quarter (January through April, 2018), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expe

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 4th Quarter 2017

    7/30/2018 2:30:01 PM

    Court Improvement Program News and Report - 4th Quarter 2017 During the past quarter (October through December, 2017), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and e

  • Minimum Accounting Standards External Auditor Training Course

    5/8/2018 11:49:31 AM

    Minimum Accounting Standards External Auditor Training Released We are pleased to announce the Minimum Accounting Standards External Auditor Training is available for completion. In January 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court ordered the revised Minimum Accounting Standards (MAS) V3.1 and Minimum Accounting Standards

  • Updated Minimum Accounting Standards and Guide for External Audits Released

    2/6/2018 4:44:55 PM

     

    The Nevada Supreme Court recently approved and ordered the Minimum Accounting Standards, Version 3.1 and the Minimum Accounting Standards Guide for External Audits, Version 1.1 Release

     

     

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 3rd Quarter 2017

    11/28/2017 3:45:56 PM

    During the past quarter (June through September, 2017), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise; and building systemic capacity through continual quality improvement (CQI) and data exchange.

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 2nd Quarter 2017

    11/28/2017 3:22:17 PM

    Court Improvement Program News and Report - 2nd Quarter 2017 During the past quarter (April through June, 2017), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertis

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 1st Quarter 2017

    5/17/2017 2:07:45 PM

     

    During the past quarter (January through March, 2017), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise; and building systemic capacity through continual quality improvement (CQI) and data exchange.

     

     

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 4th Quarter 2016

    2/6/2017 10:03:43 AM

     

    During the past quarter (October through December, 2016), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise; and building systemic capacity through continual quality improvement (CQI) and data exchange.

     

     

  • Attorney Dependency Training

    1/17/2017 3:45:00 PM

    On-Line Attorney Dependency Training The Court Improvement Program fosters its mission by using technology to build systemic capacity, and advance judicial and attorney knowledge and expertise.  The On-Line Attorney Dependency Training is intended to improve legal representation of parents and children in depende

  • National Institute of Corrections to Provide Training for Pre-Trial Release Commission

    1/4/2016 4:20:00 PM

    National Institute of Corrections to Provide Training for Pre-Trial Release Commission The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has accepted Nevada as a recipient of technical assistance for the Committee to Study Evidence-Based Pretrial Release. The NIC will assist the state in establishing a pilot site progr

  • Pretrial Release Outcomes Studied by Nevada Judiciary

    10/5/2015 8:59:14 AM

    Pretrial Release Outcomes Studied by Nevada Judiciary The Supreme Court of Nevada Judicial Council has formed a committee to study evidence-based pretrial release and the committee is moving forward with collecting data on how the system might work in Nevada. According to many members of the committee, the curren

  • CIP Select Committee Meetings

    11/4/2014 11:20:34 AM

    Court Improvement Program Select Committee Meetings for 2017:

    • January 20, 2017 – Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • April 21, 2017 – Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • July 21, 2017 - Friday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • October 20, 2017 – Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

     

  • 2014 Minimum Accounting Standards Four-Year Independent Audits

    5/6/2014 2:15:00 PM

    2014 Minimum Accounting Standards Four-Year Independent Audits The AOC Audit Unit would like to remind all courts assigned to Minimum Accounting Standards "Group 1" that a four-year independent audit is required to be completed and remitted during calendar year 2014. All courts (district, justice, and municipal)

  • Minimum Accounting Standards, Version 3.0 Release

    1/24/2012 3:05:00 PM

    Minimum Accounting Standards, Version 3.0 Release The Supreme Court recently approved and ordered Minimum Accounting Standards, Version 3.0, on January 13, 2012. We encourage you to review the new standards to ensure your court’s compliance. A copy of the new standards can be found