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Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
August 6, 2021

Can an order for protection be changed or ended early?

At any time while the extended order is in effect, the petitioner or the abuser can file in court to ask the judge to change (modify) the order or to ask for the order to be ended (dissolved) if there has been a change of circumstances. There would then be a hearing where both parties can appear in court and the judge would decide whether or not to modify or dissolve the order.1

1 N.R.S. § 200.594(5)

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