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The City Attorney handles litigation involving the City of Fernley only. For private matters, consult a private attorney or legal service agency. If you need an attorney but can't afford to pay for one, there are agencies which may assist you, such as Nevada Legal Services.
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Please contact the Fernley Municipal Court at 775-784-9870.
Discovery/Request for a report for misdemeanor criminal cases prosecuted by the City of Fernley can be ordered by sending a written request to the City Attorney's Office. These reports will ONLY be released in redacted form to the victim and the defendant.
Non-Lawyer Discovery Request Form
A subpoena is a command by the court, and your appearance is not optional, it is required. A bench warrant could be issued for your failure to appear. The City Attorney's Office will want to speak to you prior to trial, so it is a good idea to call the City Attorney's Office upon receipt of the subpoena to arrange to speak with the City Attorney or the assistant. The City Attorney can be reached by calling 775-784-9860.
All felony cases in Lyon County are handled by the Lyon County District Attorney's Office and they can be reached by calling 775-575-3353.
Information about court dates or outstanding warrants can be obtained by calling the Fernley Municipal Court at 775-784-9870.
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office handles criminal matters and they can be reached by calling 775-463-9600. If it is an emergency, please dial 911.
When you were ordered by the Fernley Municipal Court to perform Community Service, you were given instructions on the day of sentencing, regarding dates and times. For questions, you may contact the Municipal Court at 775-784-9870.