Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 62C.020
Conditions and limitations on releasing child who is detained for committing certain acts involving domestic violence, stalking, aggravated stalking, harassment or sexual assault.


1.

A child must not be released from custody sooner than 12 hours after the child is taken into custody if the child is taken into custody for committing a battery that constitutes domestic violence pursuant to NRS 33.018, unless the peace officer or probation officer who has taken the child into custody determines that the child does not otherwise meet the criteria for secure detention and:

(a)

Respite care or another out-of-home alternative to secure detention is available for the child;

(b)

An out-of-home alternative to secure detention is not necessary to protect the victim from injury; or

(c)

Family services are available to maintain the child in the home and the parents or guardians of the child agree to receive those family services and to allow the child to return to the home.

2.

A child must not be released from custody sooner than 12 hours after the child is taken into custody if the child is taken into custody for violating a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence issued pursuant to NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive, or for violating a restraining order or injunction that is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence issued in an action or proceeding brought pursuant to title 11 of NRS, or for violating a temporary or extended order for protection against stalking, aggravated stalking or harassment issued pursuant to NRS 200.591 or for violating a temporary or extended order for protection against sexual assault issued pursuant to NRS 200.378 and:

(a)

The peace officer or probation officer who has taken the child into custody determines that such a violation is accompanied by a direct or indirect threat of harm;

(b)

The child has previously violated a temporary or extended order for protection of the type for which the child has been taken into custody; or

(c)

At the time of the violation or within 2 hours after the violation, the child has:

(1)

A concentration of alcohol of 0.08 or more in his or her blood or breath; or

(2)

An amount of a prohibited substance in his or her blood or urine, as applicable, that is equal to or greater than the amount set forth in subsection 3 or 4 of NRS 484C.110.

3.

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.
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Feb. 5, 2021