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Fee Schedule

Fees may be paid by Cash, Check, Debit/Credit (Visa, MasterCard or Discover), Business Check, or Money Order.

All funds must be paid in U.S. Dollars.

All checks or money orders are to be made payable to “Las Vegas Justice Court.”

Effective January 1, 2017
NRS 4.060. Fees for Justices of the Peace

Fee Category

Fee Amount

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section and NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive, each justice of the peace shall charge and collect the following fees:  
(a) On the commencement of any action or proceeding in the Justice Court, other than in actions commenced pursuant to Chapter 73 of NRS, to be paid by the party commencing the action:(General Civil Cases)  
If the sum claimed does not exceed $2,500.00(General Civil Cases)
 $74.00**
If the sum claimed exceeds $2,500.00 but does not exceed $5,000.00(General Civil Cases)  $124.00**
If the sum claimed exceeds $5,000.00 but does not exceed $10,000.00(General Civil Cases)  $199.00**
If the sum claimed exceeds $10,000.00 but does not exceed $15,000.00(General Civil Cases) 
 $274.00**
In an action for unlawful detainer pursuant to NRS 40.290 to 40.420, inclusive, in which a notice to quit WAS NOT SERVED pursuant to NRS 40.255, and in which the sum claimed does not exceed $2,500.00  $71.00*
In an action for unlawful detainer pursuant to NRS 40.290 to 40.420, inclusive, in which a notice to quit WAS NOT SERVED pursuant to NRS 40.255, and in which the sum claimed exceeds $2,500.00 but does not exceed $5,000.00  $121.00*
In an action for unlawful detainer pursuant to NRS 40.290 to 40.420, inclusive, in which a notice to quit WAS NOT SERVED pursuant to NRS 40.255, and in which the sum claimed exceeds $5,000.00 but does not exceed $10,000.00  $196.00*
In an action for unlawful detainer pursuant to NRS 40.290 to 40.420, inclusive, in which a notice to quit WAS NOT SERVED pursuant to NRS 40.255, and in which no sum is claimed as damages  $71.00*
In an action for unlawful detainer pursuant to NRS 40.290 to 40.420, inclusive, in which a notice to quit WAS SERVED pursuant to NRS 40.255  $246.00*
Upon the filing of a Complaint for Summary Eviction  $71.00*
In all other civil actions  $74.00**
(b) For the preparation and filing of an affidavit and order in an action commenced pursuant to Chapter 73 of NRS: (Small Claim Cases)  
If the sum claimed does not exceed $1,000.00  $66.00*
If the sum claimed exceeds $1,000.00 but does not exceed $2,500.00  $86.00*
If the sum claimed exceeds $2,500.00 but does not exceed $5,000.00.  $106.00*
If the sum claimed exceeds $5,000.00 but does not exceed $7,500.00.  $146.00*
If the sum claimed exceeds $7,500.00 but does not exceed $10,000.00.
 $196.00*
(c) On the appearance of any defendant, or any number of defendants answering jointly, to be paid by the defendant or defendants on filing the first paper in the action, or at the time of appearance:  
In all civil actions (Answers)  $71.00*
For every additional defendant, appearing separately.  $46.00*
(d) No fee may be charged where a defendant or defendants appear in response to an affidavit and order issued pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 73 of NRS.  
(e) For the filing of any paper in intervention.  $49.00**
(f) For the issuance of any writ of attachment, writ of garnishment, writ of execution, or any other writ designed to enforce any judgment of the court, other than a writ of restitution  $25.00
(g) For the issuance of any writ of restitution  $75.00
(h) For filing a notice of appeal, and appeal bonds
One charge only may be made if both papers are filed at the same time.
 $25.00
(i) For issuing supersedeas to a writ designed to enforce a judgment or order of the court.  $25.00
(j) For preparation and transmittal of transcript and papers on appeal.  $25.00
(k) For celebrating a marriage and returning the certificate to the county recorder or county clerk.
(This fee is not applicable to the Las Vegas Justice Court.)
 $75.00
(l) Judgment by Confession:  
Entering (first appearance in action)  $74.00**
Entering (subsequent to first appearance).  $50.00
(m) For preparing any copy of any record, proceeding or paper, for each page.  $0.50
(n) For each certificate of the clerk, under the seal of the court.  $3.00
(o) For searching records or files in this office, for each year.  $1.00
(p) For filing and processing each bail or property bond.  $50.00
District Court Appeal Filing Fee (Due upon filing of Appeal).  $47.00***
TPO - Harassment in Workplace - Security (From Employer)  $100.00
District Court Transfer Fee  $42.00
E-File Fee  $2.50
E-File & Serve Fee  $5.50
E-Serve Fee (only)  $4.00
Demand for Jury Trial Deposit* The Justices of the Peace for the Las Vegas Justice Court have ordered that the standard jury deposit amount is $280.00. Pursuant to JCRCP 38(d), the jury deposit is required at the time of filing a Demand for Jury Trial.  $280.00
Renewal of Judgment Fee  $25.00
Returned Check Fee  $35.00
Court Recording Fee  $25.00
Filing of a Motion for Summary Judgment  $15.00
Filing of an Application for Default Judgment other than in Small Claims actions  $15.00
For the non-expedited retrieval of a file from off-site storage for copies, research, or any other reason per transaction  $10.00
For “rush” or “same-day” file retrieval from off-site storage per transaction  $35.00
Filing and acting upon the posting of cash bail in a “non-traffic” criminal case per transaction  $40.00
Traffic
Warrant Fee
 $150.00
Traffic
Collection/Compliance Fee
 $100.00
Traffic
Credit Card Convenience Fee
 $5.00
Appeal Bond $250.00
* $21.00 in additional fees required by Chapter 4 of the Nevada Revised Statutes.** $24.00 in additional fees required by Chapter 4 of the Nevada Revised Statutes.*** Fee collected in Justice Court and transferred to District Court with the Appeal.  
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Regional Justice Center
200 Lewis Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101