Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 62C.040
Detention hearing required for child alleged to be delinquent within certain period; written consent of juvenile court required for release after such hearing.


1.

If a child who is alleged to be delinquent is taken into custody and detained, the child must be given a detention hearing before the juvenile court:

(a)

Not later than 24 hours after the child submits a written application;

(b)

In a county whose population is less than 100,000, not later than 24 hours after the commencement of detention at a police station, lockup, jail, prison or other facility in which adults are detained or confined;

(c)

In a county whose population is 100,000 or more, not later than 6 hours after the commencement of detention at a police station, lockup, jail, prison or other facility in which adults are detained or confined; or

(d)

Not later than 72 hours after the commencement of detention at a facility in which adults are not detained or confined,
Ê whichever occurs first, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

2.

A child must not be released after a detention hearing without the written consent of the juvenile court.
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Feb. 5, 2021