Nevada Domestic Violence Attorneys

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What Is Domestic Violence?

In Nevada, domestic violence is generally a violent confrontation between two people who are related by blood or marriage or who are dating or living together. The confrontation may involve hitting, pushing, assault, threats, or emotional abuse. Domestic violence may also be exhibited through behavior that is intended to harass the victim, such as:

What Sort of Evidence May Be Used in a Domestic Violence Case?

A prosecutor will try to prove beyond a reason about that a person is guilty of committing a violent confrontation against a family member or dating partner with:

What Type of Penalty Will I Face for Domestic Violence?

The specific penalty depends on the number of offenses that a person is convicted of in a seven-year period. While the first two domestic violence convictions are misdemeanors, any subsequent domestic violence offense is a category C felony. The punishment for a first domestic violence offense is:

The punishment for a second domestic violence conviction is:

Any subsequent convictions for domestic violence will result in:

What Defenses Can I Use to Fight a Domestic Charge in Nevada?

The most common defenses for domestic violence include:

Do I Need an Attorney to Help Me Fight My Domestic Violence Charge?

Domestic violence is a serious charge in Nevada. You will need to talk to a Nevada attorney to learn more about defenses and your legal rights.

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Last Modified: 10-19-2016 05:59 PM PDT

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