The Honorable Gene Wambolt
Union Township Justice of the Peace
Statement from Justice Court
Union Justice Court is a court of limited jurisdiction which strives to uphold the public's trust and confidence, while retaining its independence and accountability by dealing with each matter in an equitable and timely manner.
What the Justice court does
The Court hears civil cases with jurisdictional amounts up to $10,000.00, small claims cases up to $5,000.00 and landlord/tenant eviction hearings.
The Court handles citations issued by the Nevada Highway Patrol, The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, the Winnemucca Police Department, The Nevada Department of Wildlife and Humboldt County Animal Control.
Also the Justice Court handles protective orders against Domestic Violence and Stalking and Harassing.
In addition, the Court issues search warrants and arrest warrants, holds arraignments and trials for misdemeanor cases, and handles felony and gross misdemeanor cases from the initial arrest through the preliminary hearing stage, including bail setting and probable cause determination.
Mailing AddressPO Box 1218
Winnemucca NV 89446
Physical Location and Business Hours
Justice Court Offices are located in the new portion of the second floor of the Humboldt County Courthouse at:50 West Fifth Street
Winnemucca, Nevada 89445
Phone: (775) 623-6377
Fax: (775) 623-6439
And is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. (except holidays)