Questions and Answers 2017-06-14T17:34:11+00:00

Questions and Answers

How do I…

Contact an Attorney?
By statute the Clerk of the Court cannot recommend an attorney. A complete attorney listing can be found in the local telephone book or you may consult the Nevada State Bar for a referral.

File for a Divorce?
Divorces are granted to NEVADA STATE residents only. Information on filing for divorce can be obtained through the Clark County Family Law Self-Help Center located on the first floor of the Family Courts and Services Center, 601 N. Pecos, Las Vegas. Information also can be obtained online.

Research Court Records?
Court records may be researched on the third floor of the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Avenue, in Downtown Las Vegas or at the Family and Juvenile Clerk Counter located on the first floor of the Family Courts and Services Center, 601 N. Pecos, Las Vegas. Office hours for both locations are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday excluding holidays. In addition, records can be researched onlineClick Here to find out what is required when appearing in person or use Case Inquiry to view records online.

Where can I find…

Civil Records?
Civil court records are maintained in the Clerk of the Court’s Offices located in the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Avenue, Las Vegas, NV. You may mail a request, visit in person or view records on-line. Records provides information on mailing addresses, requirements for in-person visits use Case Inquiry to view records online from 1990 forward.

Criminal Records?
Criminal court records are maintained in the Clerk of the Court’s Offices located in the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Avenue, Las Vegas, NV. You may mail a request, visit in person or view records on-line. Records provides information on mailing addresses, requirements for in-person visits use Case Inquiry to view records online from 1990 forward.

Divorce and Domestic Records?
Divorce and Domestic records are maintained in the Clerk of the Court’s Offices located in the Family Court and Services Center Family Courts and Services Center, 601 N. Pecos, Las Vegas. You may mail a request or visit in person. Online records are not available for family related matters.

Pre-printed Forms?
The Las Vegas Justice Court Clerk maintains forms for civil, small claims, temporary protection orders, evictions and writs, which can be found here, or by visiting the Clerk of the Court. The Eighth Judicial District Court’s Clerk of the Court has prepared various court forms to assist attorneys and pro se (proper person) litigants in compliance with Court Rule EDCR 7.20. The forms, in both Word and Adobe PDF formats, are interactive and allow parties to prepare them with a computer and print them out prior to filing them with the Clerk of the Court. Forms for use by pro se (proper person) litigants in Family Court matters can be found at the Clark County Family Law Self-Help Center, located on the first floor of the Family Courts and Services Center, 601 N. Pecos, Las Vegas. In addition, Family Law forms can be found online.

Probate Records?
Probate records are maintained in the Eighth Judicial District Court’s Clerk of the Court located on the third floor of the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Avenue, Las Vegas, NV. You may mail a request, visit in person or view records on-line. Records provides information on mailing addresses, requirements for in-person visits use Case Inquiry to view records online from 1990 forward.

Why doesn’t…

The Clerk of the Court provide legal advice and services?
In accordance with Nevada Revised Statutes, the Clerk of the Court is prohibited from providing legal assistance or advice of any kind. To obtain the proper legal assistance, we suggest that you consult an attorney or perform your own legal research at the Clark County Law Library located at 309 S. 3rd St., Las Vegas, NV 89101. The telephone numbers are (702) 455-4695 or 455-4696.