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Definition of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence in Nevada is defined as a violent confrontation that usually occurs between family members or between people who are in a dating relationship. It usually occurs between a man and a woman living together, married or not, with the woman being the victim in the majority of case..

Here is a list of actions that could meet the definition of Battery Constituting Domestic Violence in Nevada:

  • Hitting a person on the body or punching
  • Slapping
  • Pushing /shoving
  • Choking/ biting
  • Grabbing clothing
  • Pinching or Hair pulling
  • Inflicting burns
  • Threats of physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse (fear, intimidation, isolation)

It is vital to get a competent Las Vegas Domestic Violence defense attorney if you are charged with domestic violence.