Temporary Protective Order

Domestic Violence Protective Order TPO

To qualify for a Domestic Violence Protective Order there is a specific criteria that must be met. The Applicant and Adverse party must be included in the following. 
NRS 33.018 Acts that Constitute Domestic Violence
1 Domestic violence occurs when a person commits one of the following acts against or upon his spouse, former spouse, any other person with whom he is related by blood or marriage, a person with whom he is or was actually residing, a person with whom he has had or is having a dating relationship, person with whom he has a child in common, the minor child of any of those persons, his minor child or any person who has been appointed the custodian or legal guardian for his minor child; (a) A battery;(b) An assault; (c) Compelling the other by force or threat of force to perform an act form which he has the right to refrain or to refrain from an act which he has the rights to perform; (d) A sexual assault; (e) A knowing, purposeful or reckless course of conduct intended to harass the other; (f) A false imprisonment; (g) Unlawful entry of the other's residence, or forcible entry against the other's will of there is a reasonably foreseeable risk of harm to the other from the entry. 
Application for Domestic Violence must include a Confidential Worksheet and a TPO Motion and Affidavit form. 



Stalking and Harassment TPO


Justice Courts have the jurisdiction for entering order for Stalking and Harassment. If you feel that you are being harassed by an individual and both parties are over the age of 18, the standard application would be used, but it must include a Confidential Sheet, 

If two minors are experiencing harassment and both are under the are of 18, the standard application will be used, but it would be the parent versus the parent on behalf of each minor. 

If a minor is experiencing harassment and the adverse party is over  the age of 18, the minor's parent/guardian must complete the application on behalf of the minor child and against the adverse party.

Application for Stalking and Harassmen Confidential Sheet  Continuation Page


If you desire to extend, cancel or modify an existing temporary protective order, you will need to complete a motion and affidavit form.