Municipal Court

FERNLEY MUNICIPAL COURT IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Fernley Municipal Court has completed our remodel and  is now open to the Public.  Our hours of operation are 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m., closed all holidays. All Traffic Arraignments will continue to be held via Zoom. If you are scheduled for a Traffic Arraignment, you will receive Zoom instructions through the mail. Zoom instructions can also be found below. All other hearings are held in person. If you require special considerations to appear via Zoom, please email the court at FMC@cityoffernley.org at least 5 business days prior to your scheduled court date.  If you have any questions, please contact the court at 775-784-9870.

PUBLIC DEFENDER CONTACT INFORMATION

Patrick Mansfield  of

Walter Law Offices

If you have been appointed a Public Defender, you may contact his office and schedule an appointment to discuss your case. 

admin@waltherlawoffices.com 

775-246-7721     

ZOOM COURT HEARING INSTRUCTIONS:

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 317 213 5411 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 the date of hearing MMDDYYYY

        (i.e. 2 digit month, 2 digit date, and 4 digit year for example 05242021)

Step 8. Wait for the court to add you to the meeting.


Mission Statement:

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.

Legal Requirement

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.

  1. Physical Address
    595 Silverlace Blvd
    Fernley, NV 89408

    Phone: 775-784-9870
    Fax: 775-784-9999



    Hours of Operation


    Monday - Friday


    8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


    1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Closed all major holidays.





Now Accepting On-Line Payment

Please have your citation number and/or case number before paying online.

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Click below to take the Fernley Municipal Court Access and Fairness to Justice Survey

picture of FMC survey
  1. Kathy Bennett

    Court Administrator
    Phone: 775-784-9911

  1. Sierra Keathley-Dunn

    Lead Court Specialist
    Phone: 775-784-9870

  1. Michel Anderson

    Traffic Clerk
    Phone: 775-784-9870

  1. Cassie Angus

    Criminal Clerk
    Phone: 775-784-9870