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Several Nye County offices make changes due to COVID-19 mandates

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Posted at 10:35 PM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 01:35:10-05

PAHRUMP (KTNV) — Due to Gov. Sisolak's latest COVID-19 statewide mandates and a surge in cases in Nye County, official offices in Pahrump are making several changes.

Pahrump Justice Court will conduct civil and criminal hearings by telephone or video appearance and jury trials will be postponed until otherwise ordered.

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Traffic and criminal customer service will remain open to the public, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Civil customer service windows will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m., and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m., until the closing of business on Dec. 31.

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Effective Jan. 2, 2021, the Pahrump Justice Court civil window shall resume normal customer service hours of 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Any individuals appearing in person at the Pahrump Justice Court customer service windows will be required to wear masks, and use gloves or hand sanitizer prior to having contact with court staff.

The Nye County Assessor offices in Tonopah and Pahrump will be closed to the public through the end of the year. The Tonopah office may be reached by telephone at 775-482-8174, while the Pahrump office may be reached at 775-751-7060.