"Stalking" can include a wide variety of actions. In situations
in which one person has been accused of stalking, a court may issue a
special kind of protective order called a "Stalking Protective Order."
The state has created special penalties for when these orders are violated.
If you or a loved one is charged with violation of a stalking protective
order, it is important to show that you have complied with any court-ordered
restrictions. It is also important to remember if you find yourself charged
with violating such an order, you need to contact the trial attorneys
at Oronoz Ericsson & Gaffney to make sure that your rights and freedom
NRS 200.591 defines and prescribes the penalties for violating a post stalking
In addition to the criminal penalties for stalking (or aggravated stalking),
the court may impose a restraining order in which the person who allegedly
committed the crime must
- Stay away from the home, business or place of employment of the victim
- Refrain from contacting (whether threatening or not) the victim AND
- Comply with any other restriction that the court deems necessary to protect
the victim or any other person named in the order.
A violation of a temporary order can be punished by up to a year in county
jail and a fine of up to $2,000. A violation of an extended order can
is punishable by 2 to 15 years in state prison and a fine of up to $5,000.
If you find yourself facing stalking or other
domestic violence charges in Nevada, you need to immediately contact the attorneys at Oronoz Ericsson &
Gaffney. Why? Because they, unlike so many others have the experience
and proven track record of helping people who have been in the same situation
that you are now in by finding the best solution to your legal problem.
ONLY A SKILLED CRIMINAL ATTORNEY CAN ACHIEVE THE BEST OUTCOMES IN STALKING
PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOLATION CASES
It is on the accuser’s word that domestic violence, stalking, and
violation of protective order charges hinge. It takes a highly skilled
lawyer to parse the case for evidentiary weaknesses that can be exposed
in the presence of a judge. At
Oronoz Ericsson & Gaffney, we have the experience of obtaining positive outcomes for our clients
in countless cases where a stalking protective order has allegedly been
violated. Our skilled
Las Vegas criminal defense attorneys will work to build a case that enables the avoidance of a criminal conviction
via negotiations with prosecutors, or outright winning of the case if
it proceeds to a jury trial.
Oronoz Ericsson & Gaffney has an excellent record of defending people
who find themselves in the unfortunate circumstance of defending stalking
charges, for a clientele that includes both Las Vegas residents and visitors
from all over the world.
CallOronoz Ericsson & Gaffney
in Las Vegas, Nevada to discuss how best to handle any stalking or other
domestic violence charges.