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Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
August 6, 2021

What can I do if the abuser violates the order?

If you believe the abuser has violated the order, you can immediately call the police. If an abuser has been served with a copy of the order for protection of children and violates the order, the police can immediately arrest him/her. 1

For more information about contempt, including the difference between criminal contempt and civil contempt, go to our general Domestic Violence Restraining Orders page.

1 N.R.S. § 33.430(2)

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