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First Judicial District Court
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Carson City Justice/Municipal Court

885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada   89701


Mission Statement
Our mission is to serve all individuals impartially, honestly and with integrity.  The Courts and its staff remain dedicated to functioning as a team in order to serve the public by protecting individual rights and to provide equal, fair and consistent access to justice for all who are in need of our services.  We strive to perform these duties in an efficient and timely manner.

Organization
In 2006, the First Judicial District Court and the Justice and Municipal Courts agreed to consolidate administrative functions and hire one Court Administrator to maximize staff resources and to improve efficiencies.  There are two District Court Judges, two Justices of the Peace/Municipal Court Judges and 28 full time employees.

The First Judicial District Court is on the third floor and the Justice and Municipal Courts are on the second floor of the Carson City Courthouse.  There are Court Clerk’s Offices on each respective floor. These offices provide all clerical support for the court’s operations and serve the public.

The First Judicial District Court Judges supervise the Juvenile Court and Juvenile Probation Department.  The District Court Judges also are responsible for District Court cases in Storey County.

Department of Alternative Sentencing
The Courts informally supervise the Department of Alternative Sentencing. The department consists of 9 1/2 employees and provides pretrial and probationary supervision, pretrial arrestee screening services, community service coordination, and oversees courthouse security.

Mental Health Court Program
The Mental Health Court program is held each week in the Justice and Municipal Court. There is an average of 30 participants in the program. The Nevada Supreme Court and legislative funding pay for this program. Mental Health Court participants are intensely supervised by a multi-disciplinary team approach. The team provides comprehensive treatment to address diagnosed mental illness and substance abuse addiction.

 COURT INFORMATION

    DISTRICT COURT, 3rd Floor
    Ph:    (775) 887-2082
    Fax:  (775) 887-2177
    Hours:  Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
    excluding holidays.
    Email

    JUSTICE/MUNICIPAL COURT, 2nd Floor
    Ph:    (775) 887-2121
    Fax:  (775) 887-2297
    Hours:  Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Friday's closed from 11 a.m to 12 p.m.,
    excluding holidays.

    DRIVING DIRECTIONS & PARKING
    Parking is located on the north side of the
    building.
    Map

    QUICK LINKS
    Online Payments
    District Court Forms
    Justice Court Forms
    Juror Questionnaire

    CONTACTS
    Court Administrator          (775) 283-7261
    Fines and Fees Office        (775) 887-2064
    Chief, Dept. of                        (775) 283-7029
        Alternative Sentencing
 
Western Regional Drug Court

The Western Regional Adult Drug Court is held every other Monday in District Court.  There is an average of 65 participants in the program.  Specialty Court funds from the Nevada Supreme Court pay for this program.  Drug Courts are extraordinarily effective alternatives to the traditional adjudication of drug-related offenses in criminal courts.

Serious Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Program
Chapter 484 of the Nevada Revised Statutes mandates the Serious DUI Offender Program.  This program consists of government agencies working together in providing intense monitoring, supervision and treatment services to offenders driving under the influence to rectify behavior that directly contributes to recidivism.  The Serious DUI Offender Program is a modified version of the drug court model.

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Observed Holiday's


The Courts observe the following holidays in accordance with NRS 236.015: 

      New Year's Day, January 1 
      Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day, observed on the third Monday in January 
      President's Day, observed on the third Monday in February 
      Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday in May 
      Independence Day, July 4 
      Labor Day, observed on the first Monday in September 
      Nevada Day, observed on the last Friday in October 
      Veteran's Day, November 11 
      Thanksgiving Day, observed on the fourth Thursday in November 
      Family Day, observed on the Friday following the fourth Thursday in November 
      Christmas Day, December 25

If January 1, July 4, November 11 or December 25 falls upon a Sunday, the Monday following must be observed as a legal holiday. If they fall upon a Saturday, the Friday preceding must be observed as a legal holiday.

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