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
- 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.