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Legal Information: Nevada

Statutes: Nevada

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Updated: 
July 14, 2020

33.560. Filing of verified application for ex parte or extended order: Persons who may file verified application; grounds; contents; service

1. A law enforcement officer who has probable cause to believe that a person poses a risk of causing personal injury to himself or herself or another person by possessing or having under his or her custody or control or by purchasing or otherwise acquiring any firearm may file a verified application for an ex parte or extended order.

2. A family or household member who reasonably believes that a person poses a risk of causing personal injury to himself or herself or another person by possessing or having under his or her custody or control or by purchasing or otherwise acquiring any firearm may file a verified application for an ex parte or extended order.

3. A verified application filed pursuant to this section must include, without limitation:

(a) The name of the person seeking the order and whether he or she is requesting an ex parte order or an extended order;

(b) The name and address, if known, of the person who is alleged to pose a risk pursuant to subsection 1 or 2; and

(c) A detailed description of the conduct and acts that constitute high-risk behavior and the dates on which the high-risk behavior occurred.

4. Service of an application for an extended order and the notice of hearing thereon must be served upon the adverse party pursuant to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure.