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  • The Oral Examination in Las Vegas on April 21-24 is Cancelled
    3/30/2020 9:51:20 AM

    The Oral Examination in Las Vegas on April 21-24 is Cancelled Due to the extension of the Federal Social Distancing Guidelines, and out of an abundance of caution and respects for people’s health, the AOC is cancelling the administration of the Interpreter Oral Examination in Las Vegas on April 21-24.  The

  • Webinar Canceled! Nevada Appellate Courts 2019 Criminal Opinions Review
    3/17/2020 7:56:16 AM

    Faculty will review and provide commentary on criminal opinions published by the Nevada Appellate Courts in 2019. (more...)

  • 2020 Oral Performance Examination
    3/2/2020 9:58:59 AM

    2020 Oral Performance Examination The AOC Certified Court Interpreters Program hereby announces the offering of the Oral Performance Examination in both Las Vegas and Carson City in April and May 2020. The dates are April 21, 22, 23 & 24, 2020 (Las Vegas) and May 5, 6 & 7, 2020 (Carson City) .

  • Interpreters! The Good, the Bad…and the Ugly
    2/12/2020 3:04:43 PM

    Interpreters! The Good, the Bad…and the Ugly The Good, the Bad…and the Ugly is now available via on-demand video. This course is designed for all credentialed court interpreters and prospective court interpreters. However, judicial officers, quasi-judicial officers and court staff are also invited to view t

  • Presumptive Maximum Amounts of Child Support
    2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

    For the Period July 1, 2019 Through June 30, 2020

    Pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 125B.070, the presumptive maximum amounts of child support have been adjusted for the period beginning July 1, 2019.

    The Consumer Price Index (all items) published by the United States Department of Labor for calendar year 2018 increased 2.4 percent; therefore, the presumptive maximum amounts originally established and modified annually pursuant to NRS 125B.070 will increase 2.4 percent effective July 1, 2019.

    pdf Download Presumptive Maximum Amounts of Child Support July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

    * Please be aware this is likely the last update that will be provided by the Administrative Office of the Courts. With the passage of Assembly Bill 278 from the 2017 Legislative Session, the requirement that this office perform this function was repealed. At such time as new regulations regarding child support are adopted, expected in the fall of 2019, the responsibility to determine the presumptive maximum will fall to the Executive Branch.

  • 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.

  • Updated! Interpreting for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases
    10/22/2019 3:21:05 PM

    Updated! Interpreting for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases This self-paced online training now includes Module 3, which focuses on interpreter skills and knowledge of important ethical considerations for interpreting in cases involving domestic violence and sexual assault. ( more… )

  • 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;

  • New Webcast! CIP Understanding & Using Data Available to You: Chapin Hall's Foster Care Data Archive
    10/10/2019 9:46:32 AM

    New Webcast! CIP Understanding & Using Data Available to You: Chapin Hall's Foster Care Data Archive Data on child welfare case processing and outcomes are not always easy to come by. At the state level, the child welfare agency must report specific data point to the federally government. These data are made

  • 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.

     

  • New Webinar! 2019 CIP Understanding & Using Data Available to You (Chapin Hall's Foster Care Data Archive)
    8/28/2019 3:34:56 PM

    Data on child welfare case processing and outcomes are not always easy to come by. At the state level, the child welfare agency must report specific data point to the federally government. These data are made available to the public, however, they are limited in scope and only include the largest jurisdictions in the state. Chapin Hall, through their Foster Care Data Archive, works with states to compile their child welfare data in a meaningful way. (more…)

  • 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.

  • Supreme Court Seeks Foreclosure Mediators
    7/29/2019 7:53:30 AM

    The Supreme Court is seeking applications from people wishing to serve as a foreclosure mediator. Individuals appointed by the Supreme Court in 2017 will need to reapply as their 2-year appointments are expiring.

  • 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.

  • Nevada Appellate Courts 2018 Criminal Opinions Review
    3/25/2019 1:54:40 PM

    New Webcast! Nevada Appellate Courts 2018 Criminal Opinions Review Nevada Appellate Courts 2018 Criminal Opinions Review is now available via on-demand video ( more… ) false

  • New Webinar! “Nevada Appellate Courts 2018 Criminal Opinions Review”
    1/31/2019 1:45:00 PM

    New Webinar! “Nevada Appellate Courts 2018 Criminal Opinions Review” The Nevada Supreme Court is offering this free webinar on March 6, 2019, primarily for court staff attorneys and law clerks. However, all judicial officers and other court staff are welcome to attend as well. ( more… ) 

  • 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:

  • New Webcast! Weapons of Mass Distraction: Strategies for Countering the Paper Terrorism of Sovereign Citizens
    12/10/2018 4:32:54 PM

    New Webcast! Weapons of Mass Distraction: Strategies for Countering the Paper Terrorism of Sovereign Citizens New Webcast! Weapons of Mass Distraction: Strategies for Countering the Paper Terrorism of Sovereign Citizens is now available via on-demand video. ( more... ) false

  • 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

  • Trial Court Status Update - October 2018
    10/18/2018 2:42:29 PM

    The Trial Court Technology Support staff are working on several projects to improve services to the Nevada courts participating on the Nevada Court System (NCS) as well as services to non-NCS courts for data exchanges to the Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

  • 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.

  • New Online Course! Nevada Uniform System for Judicial Records
    10/12/2018 9:42:39 AM

    New Online Course! Nevada Uniform System for Judicial Records This free online course is part one of a two-part series on the Uniform System for Judicial Records (USJR) statistics. Part one defines the USJR caseload and additional caseload measures, which will allow participants to analyze the measures that

  • 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

  • New Webcast! Nevada Interlock Laws and Procedures
    9/24/2018 2:00:36 PM

    New Webcast! Nevada Interlock Laws and Procedures Nevada Interlock Laws and Procedures is now available via on-demand video. ( more… )  false

  • 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

  • New Webcast! Minimum Accounting Standards V3.1 Updates
    5/24/2018 12:07:03 PM

    Minimum Accounting Standards V3.1 Updates The 2018 Minimum Accounting Standards V3.1 Updates is now available via on-demand video. ( more… )  false

  • 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

  • 27 Judges Receive Nevada Educational Awards
    4/26/2018 11:05:54 AM

    Twenty-seven Nevada judges have received awards for educational achievements earned through judicial education. The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) provides judges continuing education programs to ensure a competent and professional judiciary.

  • New Webcast! Nevada Appellate Courts 2017 Criminal Opinions Review
    3/15/2018 3:18:43 PM

    New Webcast! Nevada Appellate Courts 2017 Criminal Opinions Review Nevada Appellate Courts 2017 Criminal Opinions Review is now available via on-demand video. ( more… )  false

  • CourtCall Video Remote Interpreting Demonstration
    3/14/2018 11:39:11 AM

    CourtCall Video Remote Interpreting Demonstration The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) invites interested individuals to attend a Video Remote Interpreting Demonstration at the Elko Courthouse at 10 a.m. on March 27, 2018. The presentation will demonstrate a video remote interpreting system provided by C

  • Nevada Guardianship Compliance Toll-Free Fraud Hotline Established
    3/6/2018 7:59:14 AM

    The Nevada Guardianship Compliance Office has established a toll-free guardianship fraud hotline at (833) 421-7711.

  • 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

     

     

  • New Webinar! Nevada Appellate Courts 2017 Criminal Opinions Review
    1/17/2018 12:15:31 PM

    New Webinar! Nevada Appellate Courts 2017 Criminal Opinions Review The Nevada Supreme Court is offering this free webinar on March 8, 2018, primarily for court staff attorneys and law clerks. However, all judicial officers and other court staff are welcome to attend as well. ( more… ) fa

  • Interpreting for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases
    1/5/2018 10:36:16 AM

    Interpreting for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases The National Center for State Courts announced the new and free online course for court interpreters. This introductory course – Interpreting for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases – seeks to equip court and legal interpreters with fund

  • 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

  • New Webcast! Ethics in the Courtroom for Court Interpreters
    11/28/2017 1:54:15 PM

    New Webcast! Ethics in the Courtroom for Court Interpreters Ethics in the Courtroom for Court Interpreters is now available via on-demand video. This course is designed for all credentialed court interpreters and prospective court interpreters. However, judicial officers, quasi-judicial officers and court st

  • New Webcast! Insights into the Sovereign Citizen Movement
    11/8/2017 2:05:33 PM

    New Webcast! Insights into the Sovereign Citizen Movement Insights into the Sovereign Citizen Movement is now available via on-demand video. ( more… ) false

  • New Webcast! Delegate or Procrastinate - NACE 2017 Fall Webinar
    11/1/2017 12:23:09 PM

    New Webcast! Delegate or Procrastinate - NACE 2017 Fall Webinar The recent Delegate or Procrastinate webinar hosted by the Nevada Association of Court Executives (NACE) and co-hosted by the Nevada AOC is now available via on-demand video. ( more… )  false

  • New Webcast! Nevada Legislative Review 2017
    11/1/2017 12:19:42 PM

    New Webcast! Nevada Legislative Review 2017 The Nevada Legislative Review 2017 is now available via on-demand video. ( more… )  false

  • 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.

     

     

  • New Webcast! Nevada Appellate Courts 2016 Criminal Opinions Review
    3/14/2017 4:03:51 PM

    New Webcast! Nevada Appellate Courts 2016 Criminal Opinions Review "Nevada Appellate Courts 2016 Criminal Opinions Review" is now available via on-demand video. ( more ) false

  • 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.

     

     

  • New Webcast! Domestic Violence in the Digital Age
    1/25/2017 3:35:00 PM

    “Domestic Violence in the Digital Age” is now available via on-demand video. (more…)

  • 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

  • New! Online Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit 2016 Resources
    7/15/2016 3:00:00 PM

    New! Online Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit 2016 Resources The recorded sessions for the Nevada Supreme Court/Court of Appeals Civil and Criminal Opinions, and the U.S. Supreme Court Opinions are now available online. Select conference materials are also available. ( more… ) false

  • 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

  • Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission Strives to Implement Recommendations
    9/29/2015 3:43:36 PM

    Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission Strives to Implement Recommendations The Supreme Court Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission is relying on various resources as it tackles reforming the Clark County child welfare system and courts. The State of Nevada, Washoe County, and various Clark County agencies are working togethe

  • Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission Implements Phase II Planning
    7/14/2015 10:45:56 AM

    Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission Implements Phase II Planning The Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, made up of community leaders reviewing child welfare in southern Nevada, will move toward implementing recommendations announced in March to address deficiencies in the Clark County child welfare system and courts. I

  • Nevada/New Mexico Language Access Basic Training
    7/2/2015 2:24:25 PM

    The Nevada Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts has partnered with the New Mexico Language Access Center to offer this self-paced online course. The purpose of the course is to ensure that all court employees have a basic understanding of their ethical and legal obligations, as well as current best

  • Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission to Release Final Recommendation
    3/25/2015 2:34:53 PM

    Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission to Release Final Recommendation Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta will chair the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission made up of community leaders reviewing child welfare in southern Nevada. The Commission will release its final recommendation report to the public, which is invited to

  • 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)

  • Supreme Court of Nevada launches Distance Learning Website
    2/19/2014 10:55:00 AM

    The Nevada Supreme Court is proud to announce the launch of the new distance learning website as a part of the on-going development to the Court’s Distance Education Program. Under the direction of the Judicial Education Unit, the distance education program offers training for Nevada’s state trial courts through online webinars, videoconferencing, videos, courses, and written correspondence. For more information visit Distance Education Program.

  • Courses for Interpreters Offered by the New Mexico Center for Language Access in Partnership with the National Center for State Courts
    12/3/2012 3:40:00 PM

    Access the New Mexico Center for Language Access 2014 Class Schedule here: http://www.nmcenterforlanguageaccess.org/schedule/classschedule.php

  • 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