As outlined in Nevada District Court Rules (Rule 9), Storey County has designated the 3rd Friday of each month for which law questions and issues shall be heard. During Law and Motion Day, District Court Judges James Todd Russell (Chief Judge) or Jim Wilson come to Virginia City to hear all criminal, probate, and civil matters. Judges Russell and Wilson are the circuit judges for the First Judicial District Court which serves Storey County and Carson City.
Regular civil, criminal, probate, and family courts sit in session on Law and Motion Days on the 3rd Friday of each month from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., except on legal holidays. Review the calendar for more information.