Legal Information: Nevada
For what crimes can I get an order for protection of children?
If you are the parent or guardian of a child (under age 18), you can file for an “order for protection of children” if you reasonably believe that an adult (18 or older) has committed a crime involving one or more of the following:
- Physical injury to the child that did not happen by accident (non-accidental),
- Non-accidental mental injury to the child,
- Sexual abuse of the child, or
- Sexual exploitation of the child.*
* N.R.S. § 33.400(1)
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