Commission on Preservation, Access, and Sealing of Court Records Overview

The mission of the Commission on Preservation, Access, and Sealing of Court Records (Commission) is to establish guidelines for the courts on the preservation, retention, and destruction of court records and evidence, and to support the importance of a transparent court system, while balancing privacy interests with public access to court records.

The Commission has completed its work.  The following projects were approved by Supreme Court order under ADKT 0410:

  • Administrative Records Retention Schedule
  • Minimum Records Retention Schedule for Adjudicatory Records; and
  • Evidence Retention and Destruction Subcommittee Evidence Protocol

The above referenced documents can be found under Documents and Forms.

Public Record Requests

According to the Policy on Public Access to Administrative Records, public record requests must be made be made in writing, utilizing the Application for Access to Administrative Records. A response to the request will be received within 5 judicial days.

Contact Information

Vicki Elefante
Administrative Office of the Courts
201 S. Carson Street, Suite 250
Carson City NV 89701-4702
Phone: (775) 687-9807
Fax: (775) 687-9811