Nevada Judiciary News

  • Rural Judges Travel Study
    4/6/2017 9:33:12 AM

    Nevada judges travel from courthouse-to-courthouse in various rural counties to ensure due process for everyone. In the last six years (2011-16), rural district court judges traveled an average of 6.1 hours per week to dispense justice in Nevada’s rural communities, which was a 14 percent reduction from the 2007-10 time period (7.1 hours).

  • Presumptive Maximum Amounts of Child Support
    3/23/2017 9:42:21 AM

    For the Period July 1, 2018 Through June 30, 2019

    Pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 125B.070, the presumptive maximum amounts of child support have been adjusted for the period beginning July 1, 2018.The Consumer Price Index (all items) published by the United States Department of Labor for calendar year 2017 increased 2.1 percent; therefore, the presumptive maximum amounts originally established and modified annually pursuant to NRS 125B.070 will increase 2.1 percent effective July 1, 2018.
    pdf Download Presumptive Maximum Amounts of Child Support July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

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

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

  • 2018 Court Interpreters Program Oral Performance Examination
    2/23/2017 1:57:57 PM

    The AOC Certified Court Interpreters Program hereby announces the offering of the Oral Performance Examination in both Las Vegas and Carson City in April 2019. The dates are April 9-12, 2019 (Carson City) and April 16-19, 2019 (Las Vegas). The languages available for oral testing are the following:

    • Arabic
    • Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian
    • Cantonese
    • French
    • Haitian Creole
    • Hmong
    • Ilocano
    • Khmer
    • Korean
    • Laotian
    • Mandarin
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Filipino (Tagalog)
    • Turkish
    • Vietnamese

  • 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.