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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Orders for Protection Against Domestic Violence

back to top125.560. Penalty for violation

A person who violates a restraining order or injunction:

1. That is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence; and

2. That is issued in an action or proceeding brought pursuant to this title,

is guilty of a misdemeanor, unless a more severe penalty is prescribed by law for the act that constitutes the violation of the order or injunction. 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 1991, p. 980. Amended by Laws 1995, p. 1014; Laws 1997, p. 36; Laws 2001 (17th ss), c. 8, § 11, eff. June 15, 2001; Laws 2003, c. 290, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.