Justice Court

The Honorable JIM LOVELESS

Union Township Justice of the Peace
Statement from Justice Court

Union Justice Court is a court of limited jurisdiction which strives to uphold the public's trust and confidence, while retaining its independence and accountability by dealing with each matter in an equitable and timely manner.


What the Justice Court Does

The Court hears civil cases with jurisdictional amounts up to $15,000, small claims cases up to $10,000 and landlord / tenant eviction hearings.

The Court handles citations issued by:

  • Humboldt County Animal Control
  • The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office
  • The Nevada Department of Wildlife
  • Nevada Highway Patrol
  • The Winnemucca Police Department

Also the Justice Court handles protective orders against Domestic Violence and Stalking and Harassing.

In addition, the Court issues search warrants and arrest warrants, holds arraignments and trials for misdemeanor cases, and handles felony and gross misdemeanor cases from the initial arrest through the preliminary hearing stage, including bail setting and probable cause determination.


Pay your citation online.

*If you are unable to pay the fines and fees, please contact a staff member regarding converting the fines and fees to community service.