Legal Information: Nevada
What is an order for protection against high-risk behavior?
An order for protection against high-risk behavior, also known as a high-risk protection order, is a civil court order that keeps an individual (known as the respondent) from:
- having a firearm in his/her possession or control; and
- purchasing or getting a firearm.1
1 N.R.S. § 33.590
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