Phone: 775.353.7603 Fax: 775.352.3004
Civil Department Supervisor
Effective July 1, 2014, the Sparks Justice Court will require the Justice/Municipal Cover Sheet to be included on ALL new Civil, Eviction and Small Claims filings. Please complete the form prior to appearing at the court to file to allow for a smoother process.
The Civil Department of Sparks Justice Court is made up of three major functions:
Civil Complaints for damages not to exceed $10,000 or if a suit involves a breach of contract, punitive damages, an action to obtain possession of property, a writ of restitution, or other like actions, legal counsel is suggested for these types of actions.
An act or process of legally dispossessing a person of land or rental property.
An action filed in order to obtain a monetary judgment. Claims must not exceed $7,500. A small claims action may be filed with the Sparks Justice Court if one of the following applies to the defendant:
- They reside within the boundaries of the Sparks Township;
- They are employed within the boundaries of the Sparks Township; and/or,
- They do business within the boundaries of the Sparks Township.
Please click here for all Civil Department Fees.