Legal Information: Nevada
Do I need an attorney to get an order for protection of children?
No, you do not need a lawyer to get an order for protection of children,1 but it is often better to have one. It may be in your interest to hire an attorney, especially if you think the abuser will be represented by one. You might be able to find an attorney on our NV Finding a Lawyer page.
1 N.R.S. § 33.410(2)(c)
WomensLaw is not just for women. We serve and support all survivors, no matter their sex or gender.
© 2008–2021 WomensLaw.org is a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Inc. All rights reserved. This website is funded in part through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided). NNEDV is a 501©(3) non-profit organization; EIN 52-1973408.