Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is the Department of Alternative Sentencing located?
We are located next door to the Sheriff’s Office, in the Carson City Courthouse, 885 E. Musser St., Carson City, NV, on the second floor, south of the elevators.

What are your office hours?
The office is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., weekdays except legal holidays.

When must I check in for monthly reporting?
You must check in, in person, between the 1st and the 5th of each month.  Check in hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The office is closed weekends and holidays, so check the calendar. There is no “late” check in days and no grace periods for days the office is closed.

What do I need for my monthly check in?
You need to bring your probation fees ($50.00 per month) and fill out a monthly reporting form. You also may need to bring in a counseling report, evaluation or proof of enrollment or completion of other court ordered programs. 
Monthly reporting form in English
              Formulario para reportar mensualmente en Español

What happens if I do not report?
The Department of Alternative Sentencing will notify the court and request a warrant of arrest be issued for Failure to Report as Required.

Do you accept checks?
Sorry, we do not accept checks. You may pay in cash, by credit card or debit card. Electronic checks are accepted as online payments.

Where do I go for Court ordered evaluations or classes?

Substance Abuse Evaluation Centers       DUI Schools

Where can I get information on the Felony DUI Court Program?
DUI Court Program

Where can I find information on an Interlock Device for my vehicle?
Click here for Nevada State Approved Interlock Providers .

When is the next Victim Impact Panel? Is there a cost to attend?
The cost of the class is $40.00 cash only. You must be alcohol and drug free to attend.
Click here for Victim Impact Panel information. 

What are my probation guidelines?
Probation Guidelines           Probation Guidelines en Español

How do I find out about Alcoholics Anonymous meetings for Carson City ?

AA Northern Nevada          AA Meeting Sign-In Sheet

Can I make online payments for my Court ordered fines and fees, Alternative Sentencing fees, or for parking ticket payments?
Yes, you can make payments online by accessing the Carson City Treasurer's Office Online Payment page by clicking