Justice Court, Mesquite Township has one Justice of the Peace elected for a
six-year term. Justice Court hears probable cause, arraignments, preliminary
hearings, misdemeanors, bond forfeitures, evictions, small claims and
civil matters where the amount in controversy does not exceed $15,000. Other
duties performed by the Justice of the Peace include setting bail, issuing
search warrants, summonses, protective orders and arrest warrants.
-A Look back at the judges of Mesquite, NV.pdf