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County Home => Sparks Justice Court => Citation Department

Citation Department

Phone: 775.353.7602    Fax: 775.352.3004

Contact Chris Hansen at:

 Citation Department Supervisor

Sparks Justice Court accepts on-line payments. Please allow a minimum of 30 days after receipt of your citation for the record to be entered into the Court's case management system.  Click on the following link:

Citation court is held every Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. and is required prior to entering the court room.  If the court session has started prior to your check-in, you will be given one continuance for the following Wednesday date.  A second missed arraignment date will require a $25 extension fee to be paid at the time of the request.

A request for a continuance will not be given over the phone; you must appear in person, or submit a request in writing via e-mail to the address above or by fax at 775.352.3004.  It is your responsibility to follow-up with the court regarding your request to ensure the continuance has been granted.

Sparks Justice Court accepts the following forms of payments:      

  • Cash
  • Personal Check
  • Cashier's Check
  • Money Order
  • On-line payments
  • Western Union (see below)
  • Credit Card*

Include the following information on your payment: Name of person receiving the citation and the citation number.

If you must pay a fine after payment business hours, Monday thru Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 7:45 a.m. to noon, a drop box is available for your convenience located at the northeast corner of the building.

You can visit any Western Union Agent location and fill out the Blue Quick Collect Send Form.  Make sure to include the following information:

  • Pay to:              Sparks Justice Court
  • Code City:         SPKJC
  • State:                NV
  • Citation Number

You may also send a money transfer to Sparks Justice Court via Western Union as follows:

All three payment options for Western Union are subject to the service terms and conditions including different fees, send amounts, and other restriction in certain states.

*If using a credit/debit card at the court, a minimum $3.50 service fee will be applied to all payments under $100.  A 3.5% service fee will be applied to all payments over $100 for all credit card transactions.