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Payment Instruction Steps

Payment Instruction Steps

If you have received a citation for a traffic misdemeanor, (examples include speeding, improper lane change and other moving violations) follow the below steps.

Step 1: Confirm that the citation is for Las Vegas Municipal Court (where to look). If it is for Municipal Court wait 14 business days (up to 30-45 business days if the citation was issued by Nevada Highway Patrol) for it to be entered into the Municipal Court system. Payments will not be processed if the citation is not in the system. If it is not a Municipal Court citation contact the appropriate court.

Step 2: Pay the Citation

Online: Pay your citation/ticket online. You may enter your plea (Guilty or Nolo Contendere) and pay online with a major credit card.

Phone: If you have pleaded Guilty or Nolo Contendere call the court’s interactive voice response system at 702-229-3504. If you have not pleaded Guilty or Nolo Contendere call 702-38COURT or if out of state, call 1-800-654-6856. Have ready your ticket number, case number or history number, Visa, Mastercard or Discover credit card, and pen and paper.

Money Gram: Submit a Waiver of Rights Form indicating your Guilty or Nolo Contendere plea to Las Vegas Municipal Court, P.O. Box 3950, Las Vegas, NV 89127, fax: 702-464-2538.

  • Go to any MoneyGram location or call 1-800-926-9400
  • Provide the agent with the Receive Code (3920)
  • Your account number is the ticket number, case number or history number
  • Please keep copies of your MoneyGram transactions as these will be your payment receipts
Pay by Mail

Pay by Mail

Submit a Waiver of Rights Form indicating your Guilty or Nolo Contendere plea to Las Vegas Municipal Court, P.O. Box 3950, Las Vegas, NV 89127, fax: 702.464.2538. Accepted forms of payment by mail include: money order; cashier’s check; personal; attorney or business check. Do not send cash in the mail, and make checks and money orders payable to City of Las Vegas. Be sure to include citation or case number and defendant’s name (spelled as it appears on citation).

Fines and fees are considered paid when received by the court. Late payments may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest, a possible Contempt of Court charge and additional fees. Please mail your payment at least seven days prior to the appearance date or due date. To receive a receipt, you must include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your payment.

Mail to: Las Vegas Municipal Court, P.O. Box 3950, Las Vegas, NV 89127

In Person: defendant must be present to enter their plea. Payments can be made at the court counter at the Regional Justice Center,200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Accepted Forms of Payment

  • Cash
  • Money order
  • Cashier’s, personal, attorney, business or travelers check
  • Visa, Mastercard or Discover credit card

When appearing in person at the court counter you must show valid state or government-issued picture identification. State Driver’s License, State-issued Identification Card, Military Identification Card, Military Dependent Identification Card, Clark County-issued Work Card or United States or foreign passport

Entering a Not-Guilty Plea

Entering a Not-Guilty Plea

If you wish to enter a plea of Not Guilty on a traffic citation, you or your attorney may do so in person at the Municipal Court front counter.
Mandatory Court Appearance

Mandatory Court Appearance

Look up your traffic violation on Municipal Court’s interactive website to determine your court date and time. You and/or your attorney must appear in court if you are a Nevada resident and have a mandatory court appearance.

If you live out of state, and have a mandatory traffic violation court appearance, you may either:

Appear in person, obtain an attorney to represent you (attorney must be licensed to practice in the State of Nevada), or Mail in:

  • Notarized copy of plea
  • Proof of residency (lease or rental agreement or utility bill in defendant’s name. Cell phone bills and bank statements are not accepted.)
  • Brief letter of explanation

Please be sure to include the citation or case number and return mailing address and phone number. If you have not received a written notification from the court within 30 business days (or five business days prior to your court date), please contact the court at 702.38Court.

Forms
Records
Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

The Domestic Violence Program is offered in two levels. This educational program holds offenders accountable for their actions, helps challenge beliefs and attitudes that contribute to violence and provides participants with positive alternatives to violent behavior. Course also offered in Spanish.

Level I – Six Months First Time Offenders:

26 Classes (1.5 hours per class)

2 Appointments (Intake Appointment: 1 hour and Discharge Appointment: 30 Minutes)

$780 program fee ($30 per class)

Level II – 1 Year Repeat Offenders:

52 Classes (1.5 Hours per class)

2 Appointments (Intake Appointment: 1 Hour and Discharge Appointment: 30 Minutes)

$1,560 program fee ($30 per class)

The state of Nevada currently does not accept online Domestic Violence classes – all classes must be attended in person in a classroom.

Driving Under the Influence

Driving Under the Influence

DUI Educational Classes are offered in English and Spanish. The classes teach offenders to be accountable for their actions, provide an understanding of Nevada DUI laws and provide offenders with information and statistics about the effects of substances on a person's ability to drive.

Classroom Options:

Four DUI classes (two hours per class)

Two DUI accelerated classes (four hours per class)

Class Fees: $225 Program Fee. Accelerated class must be paid in full prior to attending class

Drinking Driver Awareness - This class focuses on the reduction of drinking driving behavior. This course teaches the effects, consequences and laws associated with driving under the influence.

Four hour class

Class Fees $75

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

The Substance Abuse Program teaches participants how to make better decisions about drug and alcohol use and abuse in order to achieve a chemical-free lifestyle. The Program teaches responsible decision-making and accountability. Course also offered in Spanish.

Classroom Options

Four Substance Abuse classes (2 hours per class)

One Substance Abuse accelerated class (8-hour Class)

Class Fees
$225 Program fee - Accelerated class must be paid in full prior to attending class 

Other

Other

Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving is a certified National Safety Council defensive driving course. This course teaches critical thinking related to driving behaviors and attitudes that lead to tickets, accidents and/or arrests.

Classroom: Eight hour class

Class Fees: $150

Impulse Control and Extended Impulse Control classes are educational programs for offenders who commit battery against non-family members. The program teaches offenders to be accountable for their actions and provides participants with positive alternatives to inappropriate and impulsive behavior. Course also offered in Spanish.

Classroom Options - Impulse Control

  • Four Impulse Control classes (two hours per class)
  • One Accelerated Impulse Control class (eight-hour class)

Classroom Options - Extended Impulse Control

  • One intake appointment
  • 13 Impulse Control classes (two hours per Class)

Class Fees:

  • $225 Impulse Control Program - Accelerated class must be paid in full prior to attending class
  • $390 Extended Impulse Control Program ($30 per class)

Evaluation Center

The center diagnoses and recommends to the judge appropriate levels of care for sentencing in cases where there is alcohol or other drug use. The center is certified by the state of Nevada Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Agency, per NRS 484.379.

Each evaluation takes three to four hours

  • In-state evaluations - $100
  • Out-of-state evaluations - $250

Call for an appointment within 24 - 48 hours of date the judge ordered you to be evaluated (always leave a message)

Petit Larceny

The Petit Larceny Program offers educational classes on consequences of theft and holds offenders accountable for their actions. The program provides community resources for special needs and educates offenders about the laws relating to theft. Course also offered in Spanish.

Classroom:

  • Four Petit Larceny classes (two hours per class)
  • One Petit Larceny accelerated class (eight-hour class)

Class Fees

  • $225 program fee – Accelerated class must be paid in full prior to attending class

Prostitution Prevention Class

The Prostitution Prevention Class is a one-day educational course on the legal, social and health ramifications of engaging in prostitution. The goal of the eight hour course is to reduce sexually transmitted diseases, the number of those who re-offend and to sensitize attendees to the victimization associated with prostitution. This quarterly class is held on a Saturday and you can call 702.229.1344 to enroll.

Repeat Offender Class

The class is designed for repeat traffic offenders, reintroducing the experienced driver to defensive driving techniques and new driving techniques that will refine collision-prevention skills.

Classroom:  Eight hour class

Class Fees:  $100

Traffic School

Available for people who receive a moving violation ticket and have been authorized by the court to attend traffic school. To enroll in a class held at Municipal Court call 702.38COURT to schedule a class, or sign up in person at the first or fourth floors Municipal Court counters at the Regional Justice Center. Classes are available in English or Spanish.

House Arrest

House Arrest

The House Arrest Unit supervises offenders sentenced to residential confinement instead of jail. Officers conduct unannounced home and work-site visits while defendants are monitored 24 hours a day by electronic equipment.

Qualifications

  • Must be a misdemeanor offense
  • Must be referred by a judge
  • Must have a permanent residence
  • Must have a working phone
  • Must pay a daily monitoring fee cost
  • $100 administrative enrollment fee
  • $12 per day monitoring fee
  • Attorney’s & Bondsmen Account Set-Up

Nevada licensed attorneys can view client cases, get case assignments and act on behalf of their clients. Bondsmen can look up bond information.

Step 1 - Establish your municipal court account by sending an e-mail to webCourtAccount@LasVegasNevada.gov with the following information:

Attorneys

  • Firm/Attorney name
  • Nevada State Bar #
  • Firm address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Bondsmen

  • Firm name (including DBA’s)
  • Las Vegas business license #
  • Firm address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Step 2 - After receiving your password, go to Municipal Court’s interactive web page to conduct your business.

Attorneys & Bondsmen

Attorneys & Bondsmen

Nevada licensed attorneys can view client cases, get case assignments and act on behalf of their clients. Bondsmen can look up bond information.

Step 1 - Establish your municipal court account by sending an e-mail to webCourtAccount@LasVegasNevada.gov with the following information:

Attorneys

  • Firm/Attorney name
  • Nevada State Bar #
  • Firm address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Bondsmen

  • Firm name (including DBA’s)
  • Las Vegas business license #
  • Firm address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Step 2 - After receiving your password, go to Municipal Court’s interactive web page to conduct your business.