Storey Justice Court in Virginia City, Nevada

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Storey Justice Court Details

Address and Phone Number for Storey Justice Court, a Court, at Geiger Grade Rd, Virginia City NV.

Storey Justice Court
Geiger Grade Rd
Virginia City, Nevada, 89440

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About the Storey Justice Court

The Storey Justice Court, located in Virginia City, Nevada is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Virginia City Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Virginia City Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • Virginia City court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Virginia City court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Virginia City Court Records

The Storey Justice Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Storey County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Storey County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

Virginia City Trial Court

Trial Courts in Virginia City, NV hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Storey County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in Nevada. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as Storey County Probate Courts and Storey County Family Courts.

Virginia City Appellate Court

Virginia City Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Storey County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in Nevada

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as Storey County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the Nevada state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and a Nevada Supreme Court.

Contact the Storey Justice Court

You may contact the Virginia City Courthouse by calling the Storey Justice Court non-emergency number 775-847-0969, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Storey Justice Court, Geiger Grade Rd, Virginia City, Nevada, 89440.