District Court

StopSignIMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT COURT UPDATED 5-17-2021

5/17/21 - Per Administrative Order AO-21-002, the Tenth Judicial District Court vacates all Administrative Orders that were implemented during the height of COVID-19. The Tenth Judicial District Court adopts and will follow the CDC guidelines for masks and social distancing that were issued on 5/14/21 and             any subsequent guidelines issued by the CDC.

Tenth Judicial District Court Administrative Order AO-21-002 (PDF)

For a listing of all Administrative Orders for years 2020 and 2021, please click HERE.

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Jurisdiction

District Court provides for the protection of the rights of the individual through the judicial process with an emphasis on the fair and expeditious processing of cases. The Court applies current statutes, Supreme Court rulings, and local laws in protecting an individual’s rights. The judges hear the following types of cases:

  • Criminal cases for persons charged with felonies and gross misdemeanors
  • Civil cases involving claims in excess of $15,000
  • Probate matters
  • Domestic relations
  • Paternity and Child Support
  • Mental commitments
  • Family matters generated through the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services
  • Adoptions
  • Guardianships
  • Extraordinary writs
  • Appeals from Municipal and Justice courts
  • Juvenile matters

In order to expedite your concerns and requests, mail all court documents, correspondence, and jury matters to: 

District Court Clerk
73 N Maine Street
Suite B
Fallon, NV 89406