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Updated: 
July 14, 2020

125.560. Penalty for violation

1. A person who intentionally violates a restraining order or injunction

that is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence and

that is issued in an action or proceeding brought pursuant to this title

shall be punished:

(a) Where the order or injunction is in the nature of a temporary order for protection against domestic violence, for a misdemeanor.

(b) Where the order or injunction is in the nature of an extended order for protection against domestic violence and:

(1) The person has not previously violated an extended order for protection against domestic violence, for a misdemeanor;

(2) The person has previously violated an extended order for protection against domestic violence one time, for a gross misdemeanor; or

(3) The person has previously violated an extended order for protection against domestic violence two or more times, for a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

2. For the purposes of this section, an order or injunction is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence if it grants relief that might be given in a temporary or extended order issued pursuant to NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive.