Canal Township Justice Court

The Canal Township Justice Court oversees matters relating to:

Criminal Cases

Misdemeanors, Gross Misdemeanors, Felonies.

Civil Cases

Small Claims Actions (up to $10,000), Evictions, General Civil Actions (up to $15,000), Temporary Protective Orders, Stalking, and Harassment Orders.

Traffic Issues

Citations (traffic violations).

Public Education

The Court provides educational classes open to the public.  Please contact the Court for more information.

Other Services

Customer Service, Information, and Notary Services.


Court forms are located on the Lyon County website.   Select the “Courts” tab and then choose the “Fernley (Canal) Justice Court” tab.


All payments for fines and fees can be processed online at:  The Court’s PLC number is A0036L.