Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

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Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Regional Justice Center (commonly abbreviated the "RJC") is Clark County's primary courthouse. On this page Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers provide general information about the RJC including location, operating hours, phone numbers, and bail information.

Location of Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

The RJC is located just across the street from the Clark County Detention Center at 200 Lewis Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89155.

Metered parking is available in lots along 3rd Street and Clark.

Operating Hours of Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

The RJC is open Monday through Friday. Doors open at 7:15 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. However the various clerk windows close as early as 3:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. depending on the court.

Courts in Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

The RJC houses three different courts: Las Vegas Municipal Court, Las Vegas Justice Court, and Clark County District Court (also called the Eighth Judicial District Court):

Las Vegas Municipal Court

Las Vegas Municipal Court oversees all misdemeanor and traffic cases that allegedly occurred within the city limits. The court is open on Mondays through Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The clerk's office is located on the ground level of the RJC.

Case information is available online through the Las Vegas Municipal Court search page. Or call (702) 671-4528 for case information.

Las Vegas Justice Court

Las Vegas Justice Court handles all criminal cases allegedly occurring within Las Vegas but outside the incorporated city limits. The court is open on Mondays through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The clerk's office is located on the second level of the RJC.

Case information is available through the Las Vegas Justice Court search page. Or court clerks can provide information at (702) 671-3116.

Clark County District Court

If a felony or gross misdemeanor case does not get resolved in Las Vegas Justice Court, the case will be "bound over" to Clark County District Court. The court is open from Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The clerk's office is located on the third level of the RJC.

The Eighth Judicial District Court search page provides case information. Or the general public may contact the clerk's office at (702) 382-6878 for case information.

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Bail Procedures at Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

How to bail out someone who is incarcerated for a Las Vegas criminal charge depends on which court the case is in:

Las Vegas Municipal Court

To post bail for someone whose case is in Las Vegas Municipal Court, go to the bail window at Las Vegas City Jail. Las Vegas City Jail is located at 3200 Stewart Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155. The window is open twenty-four hours. Phone the jail at (702) 229-6460 for more information.

Las Vegas Justice Court

To post bail for someone in custody for a case in Las Vegas Justice Court, go to the Clark County Detention Center, located across from the RJC at 330 South Casino Center Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89155.

The window is open twenty-four hours, and bail may be paid in the following ways:

  • Cash (exact change and paid in full)
  • Visa or Mastercard up to $3,000
  • Cashier's check payable to "Las Vegas Justice Court"
  • Money order payable to "Las Vegas Justice Court"
  • Western Union Quick Collect payable to "Justice Court."
Clark County District Court

Bail procedures for an inmate incarcerated for a case in District Court varies depending on the time of day. During business hours of Mondays through Fridays 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., bail may be posted at the RJC, located at 200 Lewis Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89155. They accept payment by cashier's check or money order payable to "Clerk of the Court."

After business hours, bail may be posted at the Clark County Detention Center, located at 330 South Casino Center Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89101. For more information, call Pre-trial Services at (702) 455-3462.

Dress Code for the Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

Security will turn away people who wear revealing clothes or clothes with profane language or imagery. Hats and sunglasses may not be worn in any courtroom.

Interpreters at the Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

It is RJC policy to provide a translator for every defendant who needs one. But it is always recommended defendants call the court ahead of time to make sure an interpreter is available for their court date.

Appointed Counsel at the Las Vegas Regional Justice Center

Private counsel is always recommended, but defendants who cannot afford it are eligible for representation by the Clark County Public Defender. The court clerk will give defendants application forms to request a court-appointed attorney.

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