Court and Jail information for Reno & Washoe County, Nevada

Reno, located in Washoe County, is the third largest city in Nevada after Las Vegas and Henderson.  On this page, you'll find general information about the following courts in Washoe County:

To learn more about the Reno Jail (also called the Washoe County Detention Facility), click here.

Reno Municipal Court in Nevada

Address & Contact numbers

Reno Municipal Court
One South Sierra Street
Reno, Nevada 89501

Ph:  (775) 334-2290
Fax: (775) 334-3824

(Metered street parking is available nearby.)

Hours of operation

Mondays through Fridays, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Case information

Reno Municipal Court hears all criminal misdemeanor and traffic cases that allegedly occurred within Reno's city limits.
Call (775) 334-2290 to learn if your case is in Reno Municipal Court.  Case information is currently unavailable online.

Courtroom dress code

You may not enter a courtroom at Reno Municipal Court if you're wearing tank tops, halter tops, clothing with profanity or obscenity on it, dirty or messy clothing, or exercise clothing.  Shoes must be worn at all times, and you may not wear sunglasses or hats.

Interpreters

If you're arrested in Reno, the policeman will note whether you need an interpreter, and one should be provided at all future court hearings.  Call the court at (775) 334-2290 if you have further questions.
Reno Justice Court in Nevada

Address & Contact number

Reno Justice Court
One South Sierra Street
Reno, Nevada 89501

Ph: (775) 325-6500
Fax: (775) 325-6510

(There is metered street parking by the courthouse.)

Hours of operation

Mondays through Fridays, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Case information

Reno Justice Court handles all misdemeanor cases outside of Reno's incorporated city limits.  In addition, Reno Justice Court initially hears all gross misdemeanor and felony cases in Washoe County, but they may be transferred to Washoe County District Court.
At this time, you may not search for your case information on the internet.  Call (775) 325-6500 to see if your case is in Reno Justice Court.

Courtroom dress code

Shirts and shoes are mandatory.  Take off all hats and sunglasses prior to entering the courtroom.

Interpreters

Spanish interpreters are always on staff to translate courtroom proceedings, but they will not translate negotiations with the prosecutor.  So if you need to talk with the prosecutor, bring someone who will interpret.
Washoe County District Court in Nevada
(Second Judicial District Court)

Address & Contact numbers

Washoe County District Court
75 Court Street
Reno, NV 89501

Ph: (775) 328-3110

Hours of operation

Mondays through Fridays, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Case information

Washoe County District Court hears gross misdemeanor and felony cases within Washoe County.
To see if your case is in Washoe County District Court, call the court at (775) 328-3110 or search online at CourtConnect.

Courtroom dress code

Since Washoe District Court handles more serious criminal cases, it is recommended you always dress conservatively and in business attire.

Interpreters

Translators are available, but call the court ahead of time at (775) 328-3110 to confirm.

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