Tonopah Justice Court
Tonopah Justice Court has jurisdiction in matters pertaining to small claims, evictions, traffic citations, misdemeanors, and limited jurisdiction regarding civil actions and felony and gross misdemeanor matters. The Court performs many duties and functions mandated by the Nevada State Legislature and the Nevada Supreme Court. The Court also provides assistance and works closely with various criminal defendants and numerous justice agencies.
In addition, the Court issues search warrants and arrest warrants, holds arraignments and trials for misdemeanor cases and handles gross misdemeanor and felony cases from the initial arrest through the preliminary hearing stage; including bail setting and probable cause determinations. The Court is responsible for issuing, reporting and monitoring temporary protective orders for domestic violence or stalking and harassment. The Court hears civil cases with jurisdictional amounts up to $15,000 and small claims cases up to $10,000.
*COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF 11/12/2020*
In adhering to the State of Nevada Phase 2 Reopening plan, Tonopah Justice Court has prepared the following guidelines for Personal Appearance, Video Conference and Phone Conference. Please click HERE to review the guidelines.
*****IMPORTANT****** EVICTION INFORMATION AS OF DECEMBER 15, 2020
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed and issued Emergency Directive 036, which implements a moratorium on non-payment of rent evictions through March 31, 2021. Listed below are helpful resources for both landlords and tenants.