Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62E.040
Penalties imposed on adult who disobeys court order.


1.

Any person, except a child, who willfully violates, neglects or refuses to obey the terms of any order of disposition made by the juvenile court under the provisions of this title is guilty of a misdemeanor and may be punished for contempt.

2.

Except as otherwise provided in this section, if the juvenile court determines that a person is guilty of contempt, the person may be punished by:

(a)

A fine, not to exceed $500; or

(b)

Imprisonment, not to exceed 25 days,
or both.

3.

The juvenile court may punish a person who is guilty of contempt by imprisonment for more than 25 days if:

(a)

The person is guilty of contempt for refusing to perform an act and the person has the power to perform the act; and

(b)

The juvenile court specifies the act the person must perform in the warrant of commitment.

4.

A person punished pursuant to subsection 3 may be imprisoned until the person performs the act specified in the warrant of commitment.
PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL CHILDREN SUBJECT TO JURISDICTION OF JUVENILE COURT
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Oct. 16, 2019