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Searchlight, Nevada, is a tiny historic mining town about halfway between Henderson and Laughlin in southern Clark County. Because the I-95 runs right through Searchlight, its courthouse sees many cases involving alleged violations of Nevada traffic ticket law and Las Vegas DUI law.
Our Searchlight criminal defense lawyers take cases all throughout Clark County including Searchlight. Below you will find basic information about Searchlight Township Justice Court including phone numbers, addresses and hours of operation.
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Searchlight Township Justice Court is located at 1090 Cottonwood Cove Rd., Searchlight, NV 89046. But note that the mailing address is Searchlight Township Justice Court, P.O. Box 815, Searchlight, NV 89046.
The telephone number for Searchlight Justice Court is (702) 297-1252, and the fax number is (702) 297-1022.
The hours of operation for Searchlight Township Justice Court office is Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Criminal court is held every other Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., and Traffic Court is held every other Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
You can now search online for your case information (such as your next court date) on the Searchlight Township Justice Court calendar. Or you can call the court at (702) 297-1252 during office hours for case information.
Searchlight Township Justice Court hears all traffic, misdemeanor, and felony cases that allegedly occurred in the town of Searchlight. However, felony cases may eventually be “bound over” to Clark County District Court in downtown Las Vegas, located at 200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155. The telephone number for Clark County District Court is (702) 671-4528.
If you wish to pay a fine to Searchlight Township Justice Court through the U.S. Mail, send a cashier’s check or money order to Searchlight Township Justice Court, P.O. Box 815, Searchlight, NV 89046. Remember to write your case’s citation number somewhere on your payment.
You may also pay by Visa or Mastercard over the phone at (702) 297-1252 or in person. You may pay in cash only in person. You can never pay by personal check.
The bailiff will not permit you in the Searchlight Justice Court courtroom if you are scantily dressed or wearing clothing with profane language. You also may not use your cell phone during court, and you may be asked to take off your hat or sunglasses.
Searchlight, Nevada, does not have its own jail, so arrestees are typically taken to Laughlin, Henderson or Las Vegas. Click on our information pages on the Laughlin Jail, the Henderson Jail, or the Clark County Detention Center for bail information.
Searchlight Township Justice Court usually can provide interpreters as long as they receive advanced notice. You should call the court at (702) 297-1252 several days prior to your next court date to request a translator.
If you have been charged with a crime in Searchlight or anywhere else in Clark County, call our Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers for a free consultation to discuss how we may be able to lessen or dismiss your charges and keep your criminal record clean.
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