Washoe Justice Court in Reno, Nevada

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Washoe Justice Court Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Washoe Justice Court, a Court, at Court Street, Reno NV.

Name
Washoe Justice Court
Address
75 Court Street
Reno, Nevada, 89501
Phone
775-328-3110
Fax
775-325-6620

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About the Washoe Justice Court

The Washoe Justice Court, located in Reno, Nevada is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Reno Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Reno 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:
  • Reno court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Reno court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Reno Court Records

The Washoe Justice Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Washoe County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Washoe 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.

Reno Trial Court

Trial Courts in Reno, 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

Washoe 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 Washoe County Probate Courts and Washoe County Family Courts.

Reno Appellate Court

Reno Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Washoe 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 Washoe 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 Washoe Justice Court

You may contact the Reno Courthouse by calling the Washoe Justice Court non-emergency number 775-328-3110, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Washoe Justice Court, 75 Court Street, Reno, Nevada, 89501.