COVID-19 Updates

View the Washoe County Phase I Guidelines to learn more about the requirements for businesses to reopen under Phase 1.


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COVID-19 Alert


In order to fully comply with the state of emergency declared by Governor Steve Sisolak, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice Kristina Pickering, Reno Municipal Court is limiting its operations to only mission-essential functions. Reno Municipal Court (RMC) is closed to the general public during this public health emergency.  Court staff is in the process of contacting defendants by phone to establish new court hearing dates and times.

All court hearings, with the exceptions of trials, are currently being conducted online using the Zoom platform.  If a defendant wants to hold their hearing online, then they can opt-in by clicking here for a virtual hearing.

Court staff is available remotely to answer questions via email:  Fine and fees payments are still being processed and can be paid on-line, by mail, or by using the Court’s drop box located on Court Street. 

The Reno Municipal Court has initiated a program to facilitate the negotiations of minor misdemeanor citations. Resolution of citations in lieu of COVID-19 information. 


Mission Statement


Reno Municipal Court's mission is to impartially adjudicate misdemeanors and code violations; to provide supervised rehabilitation for those needing treatment; and to operate our Court cost-effectively, providing safety and equal access to all while maintaining the integrity and independence of the judiciary, and the respect and confidence of those who come before the Court.

In The News


Please Note: Time limits for filing motions and pleadings stated in the Court Rules and Procedures have been updated.