Tonopah Justice Court
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A Celebration for Joey d.b. was held at the tonopah justice court.
On July 13, 2021, along with Judge Jennifer Klapper, THS Principal Melinda Jeffrey and Secretary Janet Dwyer, Joey D.B. celebrated achieving his personal goal of graduating and receiving his diploma. He also completed all requirements set by the Court. Joey was surprised with his cap and gown, a cake and the celebration held in his honor.
Tonopah Justice Court has jurisdiction in matters pertaining to small claims, evictions, traffic citations, misdemeanors, and limited jurisdiction regarding civil actions and felony and gross misdemeanor matters. The Court performs many duties and functions mandated by the Nevada State Legislature and the Nevada Supreme Court. The Court also provides assistance and works closely with various criminal defendants and numerous justice agencies.
In addition, the Court issues search warrants and arrest warrants, holds arraignments and trials for misdemeanor cases and handles gross misdemeanor and felony cases from the initial arrest through the preliminary hearing stage; including bail setting and probable cause determinations. The Court is responsible for issuing, reporting and monitoring temporary protective orders for domestic violence or stalking and harassment. The Court hears civil cases with jurisdictional amounts up to $15,000 and small claims cases up to $10,000.