Court and Jail information for Mesquite, Nevada

Like most cities, Mesquite, Nevada has a Justice Court and a Municipal Court.  This page provides general information about both of them.

Mesquite Municipal Court handles all misdemeanor criminal matters that allegedly occurred inside the incorporated city limits.  Mesquite Justice Court hears all other criminal matters within Mesquite.  Both courts are located in the same building along with the Mesquite Detention Center.

Directly below are frequently-asked-questions about Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada.  For frequently-asked-questions about Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada, scroll down to the middle of this page.  (For information on the Mesquite Detention Center, click here.)

Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada
1)  Where is the Mesquite Justice Court located in Nevada?

The Mesquite Justice Court is at 500 Hillside Drive, Mesquite NV 89027.

There is a parking deck right next to the courthouse.

2)  How can I contact the Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada?

The general phone number for the Mesquite Justice Court is (702) 346-5298, and the fax line is (702) 346-7319.

3)  What are the hours for the Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada?

The Mesquite Justice Court is open on Mondays through Thursdays, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

4)  Is my case in the Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada?

To search online whether your case is in Mesquite Justice Court, go to the Mesquite Justice Court public access search page.  The site allows you to search by name or case number.

Or, you may call the court directly at (702) 346-5298.

5)  Can I bail someone out from the Mesquite Jail at the Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada?

No, the Mesquite Justice Court does not accept bail money for someone who is in custody at the Mesquite Detention Center.

Instead, you may bring bail money to the Mesquite Jail (which is located in the same building as the Justice Court, at 500 Hillside Drive).  However, it is recommended you call the Mesquite Jail at (702) 346-6925 prior to coming down to the jail to confirm bail amounts and any other instructions you need to follow.

6)  What's the dress code for Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada?

Whether you're called to appear at Mesquite Justice Court or you are just observing the proceedings, be sure to dress conservatively.  You may not wear shorts, hats, sunglasses, spaghetti straps or halter-tops in the courtroom.

In addition, you may not bring a purse or bag into the courtroom.  Therefore, it is suggested that you lock your belongings in your car and carry only your car keys into the courtroom.

7)  What is the schedule for Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada?

Mesquite Justice Court is in session only on Wednesdays (criminal proceedings take place every other Wednesday).  Mesquite Justice Court does not handle traffic matters.

8)  What if I need a translator for Mesquite Justice Court in Nevada?

The Mesquite Justice Court always keeps translators on standby.  Before every court session, a translator will ask if anyone there needs his/her translating services.

9)  What do I do if I can't afford an attorney for Mesquite Justice Court?

It is highly recommended that you retain private legal counsel for all criminal issues, especially if the matter could result in jail time.  Our Mesquite Criminal Defense Lawyers at 702-DEFENSE (702-333-3673) would be happy to set up a free consultation with you.

If you can't afford an attorney, you may be assigned one from the Clark County Public Defender's Office.

Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada
1)  Where is the Mesquite Municipal Court located in Nevada?

The Mesquite Municipal Court's address is 500 Hillside Drive, Mesquite NV 89027.

Parking is available in a lot right next to the courthouse.

2)  How can I contact the Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada?

Mesquite Muni Court's general phone number is (702) 346-5291.  You may fax them at (702) 346-6587.

3)  What are the hours for the Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada?

Office hours for the Mesquite Municipal Court are Mondays through Fridays, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

4)  Is my case in the Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada?

To learn whether your case is in Mesquite Municipal Court, call the court at (702) 346-5291.  Currently, case information is not available online.

5)  Can I bail someone out from the Mesquite Jail at the Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada?

Yes.  If a Mesquite Jail inmate's case is in Mesquite Municipal Court, then you may bail them out at the Mesquite Municipal Court during office hours (Mondays through Fridays, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

After office hours, however, you may bail out a person in custody at the Mesquite Jail itself, also located at 500 Hillside Drive.  (The Mesquite Jail's phone number is (702) 346-6925.)

6)  What's the dress code for Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada?

You will be turned away from Mesquite Municipal Court if you're dressed too revealingly.  Don't wear sandals, shorts, sleeveless tops, or even tops with spaghetti straps.  Hats and sunglasses are forbidden as well.

Also, you may not bring any personal items, including purses, into the courtroom.  Most people lock their belongings in the car and just take their keys with them.

7)  What is the schedule for Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada?

Mesquite Muni Court operates three days a week:

  • Criminal trials occur on Mondays at 8:30 a.m.
  • Traffic Court occurs on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
  • All other criminal matters (including arraignments) occur on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
8)  What if I need a translator for Mesquite Municipal Court in Nevada?

Translators are available at Mesquite Municipal Court.  Prior to the judge taking the bench, a translator will ask if anyone in the courtroom needs his/her services.

9)  What do I do if I can't afford an attorney for Mesquite Municipal Court?

If the misdemeanor you were charged with may result in jail time, you should strongly consider hiring a private lawyer to ensure that your rights are safeguarded.  Please contact our Mesquite Criminal Defense Attorneys at 702-DEFENSE (702-333-3673) to schedule a free consultation with you.

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