• Farms and Ranches of Carson Valley
  • Judicial Building at 1038 Buckeye Rd.
  • Scenic view of Carson Valley

Appearing Remotely

Department I is offering remote appearances using Zoom. To learn more, visit the Department I page.


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 Justice courts
  • Juvenile matters

Our mission is to provide a fair and impartial system of justice while:

  • Providing quality customer service
  • Ensuring access to justice
  • Supporting the judicial process with pride, honesty and integrity
  • Promoting the public trust and confidence in the judicial system