Effective immediately all Fernley Municipal Court cases will be heard via Zoom.
The court is currently closed to public access at this time but will be holding all court hearings via Zoom. You should receive a letter at least one week prior to your scheduled court hearing with Zoom hearing instructions. If you have an upcoming hearing and have not received notification, please contact the Court at 775-784-9870 or FMC@cityoffernley.org.
Zoom Meeting Instructions for Court hearings on September 28, 2020:
Instructions on Zoom Application:
Step 1: Download ZOOM https://zoom.us/download
Step 2. Click on Zoom Icon.
Step 3. Click the blue “Join a Meeting” button located towards the bottom of the screen.
Step 4. Enter 3172135411 in the “Meeting ID” box located towards the top of the page.
Step 5. Underneath “Join with a personal link name” type your full legal name.
Step 6. Click on the blue “Join” button located under your name.
Step 7. Enter 09282020
Step 8. Wait for the court to add you to the meeting.
Instructions for Zoom by Phone:
Step 1: Call (669)900-9128
Step 2: Enter 3172135411#
Step 3: Press # again
Step 4: Enter 09282020
Public Defender Ken V. Ward Contact Information:
If you have been appointed a Public Defender, you should contact him at least one week prior to your scheduled court appearance:
Experiencing Financial Hardships:
If you are experiencing a financial hardship and need to request a 30-day payment extension, this would only apply to any current established payment plans. Please email your request to the Fernley Municipal Court at
Please include your
- First and Last Name
- Case Number (if known)
- Date of Birth
- Current Mailing Address
- Phone Number
- Email Address
If you have not seen the Judge regarding your case, please note the change of court dates, listed below.
The City of Fernley Municipal Court’s mission is to provide fair and impartial adjudication of alleged violations of Fernley Municipal Code such that the legal rights of individuals are safeguarded, and the public interest is protected. The Court will provide due process to defendants in an efficient, professional, and courteous manner that promotes and upholds the integrity and independence of the judiciary, thereby maximizing the community’s confidence in the court.
Nevada Revised Statues (NRS), Chapter 266.550-266.595 describes the jurisdiction and operation of Municipal Courts. The Municipal Court has similar powers that are provided by the law for Justice Court, subject to the overall limited jurisdiction of misdemeanor offense. The power of the Municipal Court includes the power to charge and collect those fees authorized pursuant to NRS Chapter 5.073.
595 Silverlace Blvd
Fernley, NV 89408
Phone: 775-784-9870Fax: 775-784-9999
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed all major holidays.