If you are the victim of domestic violence, there are resources that may help you. Visit this section to learn more.
Shelters, Counseling, and General Advocacy
There are multiple agencies handling domestic violence matters throughout Nevada. You can find lists of where to go for help in your local community through the following:
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is: 1-800-799-7233.
Victims of domestic violence can apply for protection orders to keep their abusers away. A "temporary protection order" (a "TPO") may be issued for up to a month, and an extended protection order may be issued for up to a year.
Your local Justice Court is usually the place to start to file an application for a TPO. Visit Find My Court to locate your nearest Justice Court.
Your local legal aid office may be able to assist victims of domestic violence. Visit the following to find out if legal assistance is available.