Court Basics

How Courts Work

Learn about the courts that hear family law matters in Clark County, who you might meet at the courthouse, and how family court cases move through the courts.

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Types of Cases

Learn about the different types of cases heard at family court, and how they are different from cases heard in general civil or criminal court.

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Filing Fees & Fee Waivers

Learn about the fees the court charges and how those fees might be waived for people who cannot afford them.

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Basics of Court Forms & Filings

Learn how to find and fill out legal forms, how to create your own legal documents, and how to file documents with the court.

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Services at Your Court

Learn about services that may be available at the court, including court clerks, self-help centers, mediation services, the family violence intervention program, ask-a-lawyer programs, and court interpreters.

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