Presiding Judge, Judge Scott A. Collier
Court Administrator, Jessica Gurley
FACE MASKS REQUIRED in Clark County Courthouse, Juvenile Courthouse and Family Law Annex
General Order 20-13
In response to COVID-19, CLARK COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS Exhibition Hall identified as remote jury selection location.
SUPERIOR COURT NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESPONSE ACTIVITIES (Updated June 3, 2020)
Clark County Superior Court is committed to protecting the safety and security of our community while performing our Constitutional duties.
Beginning June 1, 2020:
- All criminal and civil jury trials are suspended until at least July 6, 2020.
- Jurors summoned between March 16, 2020 and July 3, 2020 are excused from service.
- All Criminal, Civil and Family Law bench trials will proceed per General Order 20-06.
- All dockets will proceed per General Order 20-06.
- All hearings will proceed via video conference or telephone. Any in-person hearings will take place with strict observance of social distancing and other public health measures. General Order 20-15
- Commissioner Family Law Docket Process
- Message to Jurors
- Remote Trial Viewing
NEW General Order 20-15 Prohibiting Recording or Disseminating of Remote Proceedings (June 16, 2020)
General Order 20-06 Revised Emergency Order (June 3, 2020)
General Order 20-07 Emergency Docket Rule (May 4, 2020)
General Order 20-08 Emergency Criminal Special Set Rule (March 20, 2020)
General Order 20-09 Emergency Amendment to LCR 40 (May 4, 2020)
Beginning May 4, 2020, all Tuesday Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) dockets and Thursday non-DVPO dockets are moving forward by remote means (no in-person hearings). These will be scheduled via telephone or video at the direction of the assigned judicial officer. (Click here to read the full General Order)
General Order 20-11 Emergency Ex Parte Rule (June 3, 2020)
Beginning March 24, 2020, all attorneys and self-represented litigants must submit ex parte orders to the Clark County Clerk's Office by 11:00 a.m. to be reviewed by a judicial officer the same day. (Click here to read the full General Order)
General Order 20-12 Emergency Dependency Docket Rule (May 4, 2020)
Beginning May 4, 2020, all Tuesday Dependency dockets are reinstated and will be held telephonically or by video. Parties wishing to participate in their hearings should obtain the call-in information from their attorney or assigned social worker. (Click here to read the full General Order)
Effective February 10, 2020, all Plaintiffs initiating an unlawful detainer action for tenancies governed by the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act (RCW 59.18) are required to e-mail the case number and best known contact information for the tenant/defendant to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon following date that the show cause order was entered. Certification that tenant contact information was timely e-mailed to the Evans School e-mail address shall be filed with the court on or before the date of the show cause hearing. (Click here to read the full general order.)
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