Liberty Bell Awards given to honor work that helps low income individuals get their day in court

Liberty Bell Awards given to honor work that helps low income individuals get their day in court

2015-05-29T00:42:29+00:00 May 29th, 2015|
Sweltering heat and a searing sun beating down on a replica Liberty Bell in downtown Las Vegas, didn’t stop justice luminaries in the community from coming out to honor Presiding Civil Division District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez and Justice Court Administrator LaDeana Gamble in recognition [...]
2015-05-29T00:42:29+00:00 May 29th, 2015|

District Court invites applications for Family Division Court Hearing Master

District Court invites applications for Family Division Court Hearing Master

2015-05-28T18:15:31+00:00 May 28th, 2015|
The District Court is currently accepting applications for a Family Division Court Hearing Master. Resumes must be submitted to the attention of EJDC Human Resourcesmanager Edward May via FAX at (702) 671-4560, or emailed at MayE@clarkcountycourts.us, or mailed/hand-delivered to the Regioanl Justice Center-District Court Administration, [...]
2015-05-28T18:15:31+00:00 May 28th, 2015|

Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez To Be Honored With Liberty Bell Award For Making Civil Law Self-Help Center A Reality

Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez To Be Honored With Liberty Bell Award For Making Civil Law Self-Help Center A Reality

2015-05-26T23:17:29+00:00 May 26th, 2015|
Going to civil court without attorney representation can be a daunting prospect. Those who cannot afford a lawyer often face this challenge without knowing anything about the law or court processes. The result is confused people showing up to court unprepared. The lack of preparation [...]
2015-05-26T23:17:29+00:00 May 26th, 2015|

Sands China Motion to Dismiss Steven Jacobs case for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Denied

Sands China Motion to Dismiss Steven Jacobs case for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Denied

2015-05-22T23:51:06+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|
In a 39-page Decision and Order, Judge Elizabth Gonzalez denied the Sands China Ltd.’s Motion to Dismiss the Steven Jacobs vs Las Vegas Sands Corp. case for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction.http://www.clarkcountycourts.us/High-profile-cases.html [...]
2015-05-22T23:51:06+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|

Longest-Serving District Court Judge To Pave Way For Implementation Of National Best-Practices For Guardianship Cases

Longest-Serving District Court Judge To Pave Way For Implementation Of National Best-Practices For Guardianship Cases

2015-05-21T22:14:34+00:00 May 21st, 2015|
The Eighth Judicial District Court Issued an Administrative Order today, to transfer the adult guardianship caseload to the longest-serving District Court Judge Dianne Steel, in department G of the Family Division. The Order coincides with a Petition issued today, by Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice [...]
2015-05-21T22:14:34+00:00 May 21st, 2015|

District Court takes action to implement national best practices for guardianship cases – Hotline and email link established to communicate issues

District Court takes action to implement national best practices for guardianship cases – Hotline and email link established to communicate issues

2015-05-13T18:31:28+00:00 May 13th, 2015|
The Eighth Judicial District Court is taking action to implement best practices for guardianship cases as established by the National Association for Court Management. District Court Chief Judge David Barker recently attended an open hearing regarding guardianship at the Clark County Commission. As the chief [...]
2015-05-13T18:31:28+00:00 May 13th, 2015|

District Court Family Division issues Admin Order to protect the privacy of children in dependency cases

District Court Family Division issues Admin Order to protect the privacy of children in dependency cases

2015-05-12T23:31:07+00:00 May 12th, 2015|
The Family Division of District Court recently issued an Administrative Order to protect the privacy and safety of children and adults involved involved in juvenile dependency cases.http://www.clarkcountycourts.us/clerk/rules/Administrative%20Order%2015-05.pdf [...]
2015-05-12T23:31:07+00:00 May 12th, 2015|

Civil Bench Bar meetings proven to be time well spent for those in civil practice – Next meeting tomorrow May 12 at noon

Civil Bench Bar meetings proven to be time well spent for those in civil practice – Next meeting tomorrow May 12 at noon

2015-05-11T23:31:50+00:00 May 11th, 2015|
Hot topics were covered at the April Civil Bench Bar meeting including: rules against perpetuities. As a result of the Nevada Supreme Court decision on Bullion Monarch Mining, Inc. v. Barrick Goldstrike Mines, Inc., 131 Nev.Ad.Op. 13 (March 26, 2015)(7-0): Nevada’s common-law Rule Against [...]
2015-05-11T23:31:50+00:00 May 11th, 2015|