Family Court Master's Office


The Court Master's Office hears and administers the following types of cases on behalf of the Fourth Judicial District Court:
1.     Child support enforcement cases (originating with the District Attorney's Office
        or the Nevada State Welfare Division; these are cases beginning with the  
        caption "DR-UI");
2.     Juvenile dependency cases (initiated pursuant to NRS 432B involving the 
         removal of 
        children from their parents or guardians due to allegations of abuse or neglect);
3.     Juvenile delinquency and child in need of supervision cases;
4.     Juvenile Drug Court;
5.     Family Preservation Court;

5.     Truancy Court; and
6.     Teen Court.

The Court Master's Office does not handle divorce cases or custody and/or visitation matters.  These cases are assigned to one of the two District Court Judges.
Contact Information
Phone:  775-738-1551
Fax:  775-738-5060
Office Location
Northeastern Nevada Juvenile Center
665 W. Silver Street
Elko, NV 89801
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open During the Lunch Hour
Family Court Master - Andrew Mierins
Judicial Executive Assistant - Lynnette Reyes
Juvenile & Family Court Clerk - Melissa Schnoor
Bailiff - Rachel Murphy