The total number of cases filed in Nevada's district courts actually went down from fiscal 2011 to 2012.
At the same time, the number of cases filed with Nevada's Supreme Court increased by 105 to 2,500.
At the district court level, total nontraffic cases filed fell about 4,000 to 127,367 in fiscal 2012. An increase of just under 500 criminal filings and just over 2,000 added family court cases was more than offset by decreases in civil and juvenile case filings which, together, went down more than 6,300.
The numbers are contained in the Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary …