Eighth Judicial Court Rules

Rule 1.45 – Juvenile judge.

Rule 1.45. Juvenile judge.

  • (a) The juvenile dependency division judge must:

                 (1) Supervise the activities of the juvenile dependency division hearing masters (hereafter masters) in the performance of their duties pursuant to NRS Chapters 432B and 128; and under EDCR 1.46, hear all objections to the master’s findings; and direct the enforcement thereof as may be appropriate.

                 (2) Hear all abuse and neglect trials involving allegations of sexual abuse upon a minor child under Chapter 432B of the Nevada Revised Statutes, unless caseload management for federal compliance requires the judge to seek assistance from the masters in order that the matters may be heard timely.

                 (3) Hear all de novo appeals of abuse and neglect cases and any other miscellaneous matters regarding dependency cases.

                 (4) Prepare a plan for sharing and assigning responsibility for overflow dependency abuse and neglect cases with all family division judges.

    (b) The juvenile delinquency division judge must:

                 (1) Supervise the activities of the juvenile delinquency division hearing masters in the performance of their duties pursuant to NRS Chapters 62A through 62I; under EDCR 1.46, hear all objections to the master’s findings; and direct the enforcement thereof as may be appropriate.

                 (2) Hear all de novo appeals of delinquency cases and any other miscellaneous matters regarding delinquency cases.

                 (3) Prepare a plan for sharing and assigning responsibility for overflow delinquency cases with all family division judges.

                 (4) Where applicable, represent the division on all matters involving the probation committee, director of juvenile services, chief probation officer or other employee/services referenced in Chapter 62 of the Nevada Revised Statutes.

          [Added; effective August 21, 2000; amended; effective July 29, 2011.]