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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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back to top125C.040. Imprisonment for contempt: Violation of condition; failure to return when required

1. If a custodial parent is imprisoned for contempt pursuant to NRS 125C.030 and violates any condition of that imprisonment, the court may:

(a) Require that he be confined to the county jail for the remaining period of his sentence; and

(b) Deny him the privilege of a temporary release from confinement for his employment.

2. A custodial parent, imprisoned for contempt, who fails to return to the jail at the time required by the court after being temporarily released from confinement for his employment, may be deemed to have escaped from custody and, if so, he is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Added by Laws 1985, p. 1892. Substituted in revision for NRS 125A.320.