About the Incline Village Justice Court

Serving the Lake Tahoe region of Washoe County, the Incline Village-Crystal Bay Justice Court handles legal matters statutorily given to the Justice Court including:

  • All misdemeanor matters from arraignment through trial
  • Gross misdemeanor and felony arraignment through preliminary hearings
  • Traffic citations
  • Small claims matters
  • Civil cases
  • Evictions
  • Protective Orders for harassment; and more

In addition to customary Justice Court services, the Incline Village-Crystal Bay Justice Court:

  • Issues Family Court Emergency Protective Orders, serving as a Special Master for the District Court
  • Adjudicates Traffic Citations issued to juveniles residing within the Incline Village Township
  • Administers court-ordered sentencing requirements including House Arrest, Drug/Alcohol Testing and Community Work Service for Defendants as an alternative to a jail sentence
  • Issues ten-day vehicle registration permits for the Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Provides Notary Public services to the community
  • Performs wedding ceremonies