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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Orders for Protection Against Domestic Violence

back to top125.555. Required notice concerning admission to bail

1. A restraining order or injunction that is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence which is issued in an action or proceeding brought pursuant to this title must provide notice that a person who is arrested for violating the order or injunction will not be admitted to bail sooner than 12 hours after his arrest if:

(a) The arresting officer determines that such a violation is accompanied by a direct or indirect threat of harm;

(b) The person has previously violated a temporary or extended order for protection; or

(c) At the time of the violation or within 2 hours after the violation, the person has:

(1) A concentration of alcohol of 0.08 or more in his blood or breath; or
(2) An amount of a prohibited substance in his blood or urine that is equal to or greater than the amount set forth in subsection 3 of NRS 484.379.

2. For the purposes of this section, an order or injunction is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence if it grants relief that might be given in a temporary or extended order issued pursuant to NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive.
Added by Laws 2001, c. 268, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Laws 2007, c. 276, § 3.