Nevada Judiciary News

  • Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment Training Created for Nevada Justice System
    9/17/2019 3:15:08 PM

    The Supreme Court of Nevada, Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), has created training providing information about how to apply the Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment (NPRA) tools. In March, the Supreme Court filed an order (ADKT 0539) requiring courts to use the NPRA in determining pre-trial release decisions and directed the AOC to create a statewide training program.

  • September 2019 MASEA FAQs
    9/9/2019 5:47:06 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 referenced during the current four-year independent audits. A copy of the updated FAQs can be found here. 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…)

  • Supreme Court Law Library Releases Guide to Navigate Nevada Law Resources
    8/27/2019 10:43:51 AM

    The Nevada Supreme Court Law Library has released a new publication about finding Nevada law and legal resources. The guide is accessible on the Law Library’s website at https://nvcourts.link/LocateNVLaw.

  • 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. She was recognized at the NCJFCJ’s 82nd Annual Conference highlighting innovative topics, social issues and solutions to the challenges facing the juvenile and family court system.