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Restraining Orders

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November 3, 2020

What happens if the respondent violates the order?

If the respondent violates a high-risk protection order, the police may arrest the respondent, and s/he can be convicted of a misdemeanor.1 If the respondent is convicted, the judge could order the respondent to pay a fine of up to $1,000, go to jail for up to six months, or both.2

1 N.R.S. § 193.150(1)
2 N.R.S. § 33.550(1)