Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 62C.320
When writ of attachment of person may issue; penalty for violation.


The juvenile court may issue a writ for the attachment of a child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, and command a probation officer or peace officer to bring before the juvenile court, at the time and place stated, the person or persons named in the writ if:


A summons cannot be served;


The person or persons served fail to obey the summons; or


The juvenile court determines that:


The service will be ineffectual; or


The welfare of the child requires that the child be brought immediately into the custody of the juvenile court.


A person who violates a writ or any order of the juvenile court issued pursuant to this section may be punished for contempt.

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Feb. 5, 2021