Child Witnesses to Domestic Violence - Nevada

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Circumstances That Constitute Witnessing

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 200.485(9)

In criminal law: If it appears from information presented to the court that a child under age 18 may need counseling as a result of the commission of a battery that constitutes domestic violence, the court may refer the child to a child welfare services agency.

Consequences

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 200.485(9)

If the court refers a child to a child welfare services agency, the court shall require the person convicted of domestic violence battery to reimburse the agency for the costs of any services provided, to the extent of his or her ability to pay.