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Updated: 
August 6, 2021

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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