District Court

Front of District Court building

Jurisdiction

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 Municipal and Justice courts
  • Juvenile matters

In order to expedite your concerns and requests, mail all court documents, correspondence, and jury matters to: 

District Court Clerk
73 N Maine Street
Suite B
Fallon, NV 89406

Records Searches

Public searches are performed by the Clerk of Court's Office. The public does not have direct access due to confidential matters that cannot be revealed such as adoption, juvenile, or sealed records.

When requesting copies of documents, please use the Records Request Form (PDF).