11th Judicial District Court

The District Court provides for the resolution of civil and criminal matters. The primary emphasis of the Court is an expeditious and fair resolution of the cases brought before it in a manner which is consistent with standards of due process. The Court relies on current statutes/ordinances and rulings from the Nevada and United States Supreme Courts when making decisions. This adherence to established principles of law enables the Court to protect the rights of the individual while serving the community’s needs.

The Judges hear the following types of matters:

  • Criminal cases for persons charged with felonies and gross misdemeanors
  • Civil cases involving claims in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00).
  • Probate Matters
  • Guardianship and Administrator Appointments
  • Domestic Relations Matters
  • Determinations of Paternity
  • Child Support
  • Mental Health Commitments
  • Juvenile Court Hearings

The Sixth Judicial District Court in Pershing County is located at the Courthouse at 400 Main Street in Lovelock, Nevada. The mailing address is PO Box 820 , Lovelock , NV 89419. The District Court maintains a law library which is located in the lower level of the courthouse.

The Sixth Judicial District Court currently has two sitting Judges:

Judge Michael R. Montero
Secretary Rosa Sanchez
(775) 623-6371

Judge Richard A. Wagner
Secretary Jolene Scilacci
(775) 273-2105.

For further information, please contact the District Court Clerks at (775) 273-2410.