Violation of a Restraining Order in Nevada
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If you have been served a temporary protective order (TPO) in Nevada, it
is imperative to take the appropriate course of action in challenging
the order and working to avoid having an extended protective order (EPO)
against you. However, if you violate the terms of the TPO, you risk facing
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Restraining Order Laws & Violation Penalties
A Nevada order of protection can be filed by an individual who feels that
he or she has been
harassed, or stalked or if the parent of a child feels that his or her child has been
abused, harassed, or stalked. This order is meant to force the adverse party
to refrain from contacting, threatening, or otherwise inferring with the
applicant of the order.
Violating a restraining order is considered a misdemeanor in Nevada. It
is punishable by a maximum jail sentence of six months, fines of up to
$1,000, as well as payments for the victim’s attorney fees and medical
bills. If you are also found guilty of domestic violence, of these penalties
may be imposed in addition to the penalties associated with a domestic
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alternative sentencing medium.
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