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Henderson Municipal Court announces new COVID-19 safety procedures

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Posted at 12:50 PM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 15:57:57-05

Rodney T. Burr, Chief Judge of the Henderson Municipal Court, has determined that temporary alterations to current court procedure are necessary to further protect the health, safety and well-being of the community.

Effective immediately, the Henderson Municipal Court will operate under the following procedures:

- All currently scheduled court hearings from Nov. 30-Dec. 31 for criminal and traffic arraignments, criminal and traffic trials, specialty courts, and status checks will be continued for five weeks (35 days) from the date of the currently scheduled hearing.

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- In-custody video arraignments will be held each business day.

- The Court and customer service windows will remain open.

The Court encourages the use of electronic communications with the Henderson City Attorney's Office/Criminal Division for the possible resolution of cases set for trial.

The Henderson Municipal Court customer service staff may be contacted during normal business hours: Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. by phone at 702-267-3300 or email at HMCCS@cityofhenderson.com.

The Henderson Municipal Court will accept filings in criminal/traffic cases via email at HMCLegalFiling@cityofhenderson.com

Additional court information and resources can be found on the Municipal Court's webpage.