Justice Court / Justice of the Peace

WELCOME TO
VIRGINIA TOWNSHIP JUSTICE COURT
 


 

We are happy to serve you!


 Virginia Township Justice Court is located in
 Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada.
We are a court of limited jurisdiction.
Our Justice of the Peace is Eileen F. Herrington.  Judge Herrington presides over
 the following types of cases:
  • Civil
  • Criminal 
  • Landlord-tenant
  • Misdemeanor
  • Small claims
  • Traffic
  • Protective Orders
Storey County Seal
Si usted no habla a Ingles, puede llamar a nuestro corte y pregunte por un traductor.  Nuesro Secretario de la Corte pondra un traductor en linea para usted.  Cuando el empleado responde el telefono, decir "I need a Spanish translator, please."

Justice of the Peace Eileen Herrington also performs marriage ceremonies, and is available for weddings on evenings and weekends.  Call our office at 775-847-0962 for an appointment.  If you are trying to contact the judge for a wedding and it is after business hours, please call 775-848-7688. 

Justice of the Peace Eileen F. Herrington was elected in November 2012 and began her bench duties on January 7, 2013.  Prior to beginning her judicial term, Judge Herrington served in the Storey County District Attorney's Office for over 15 years where she established Storey County's first Victim Services Unit.  She is the 2011 recipient of the Bringing Respect and Honor to Victims Award for Outstanding Criminal Justice Unit, Alliance for Victim Rights.

Judge Herrington serves as Vice Chair for the Nevada Supreme Court Judicial Council Technology Committee.  She is a member of the Nevada Judges of Limited Jurisdiction Association, Sierra Judicial Council, and American Judges Association.

In January 2015, Judge Herrington received her Certificate of Achievement in Judicial Education from the Nevada Supreme Court.

In May 2016, Judge Herrington received her Certificate in Judicial Development - Special Court Trial Skills from the National Judicial College.
 

Questions & Comments


We hope that we can answer your questions. Forms and instructions are available to assist you in many areas, including self-representation.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact our helpful staff at 775-847-0962.