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As used in NRS 217.400 to 217.475, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. “Dating relationship” means frequent, intimate associations primarily characterized by the expectation of affectional or sexual involvement. The term does not include a casual relationship or an ordinary association between persons in a business or social context.
2. “Division” means the Division of Child and Family Services of the Department of Health and Human Services.
3. “Domestic violence” means:
(a) The attempt to cause or the causing of bodily injury to a family or household member or the placing of the member in fear of imminent physical harm by threat of force.
(b) Any of the following acts committed by a person against a family or household member, a person with whom he or she had or is having a dating relationship or with whom he or she has a child in common, or upon his or her minor child or a minor child of that person:
(1) A battery.
(2) An assault.
(3) Compelling the other by force or threat of force to perform an act from which he or she has the right to refrain or to refrain from an act which he or she has the right to perform.
(4) A sexual assault.
(5) A knowing, purposeful or reckless course of conduct intended to harass the other. Such conduct may include, without limitation:
(V) Destruction of private property.
(VI) Carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.
(6) False imprisonment.
(7) Unlawful entry of the other's residence, or forcible entry against the other's will if there is a reasonably foreseeable risk of harm to the other from the entry.
4. “Family or household member” means a spouse, a former spouse, a parent or other adult person who is related by blood or marriage or is or was actually residing with the person committing the act of domestic violence.
5. “Participant” means an adult, child or incapacitated person for whom a fictitious address has been issued pursuant to NRS 217.462 to 217.471, inclusive.
6. “Victim of domestic violence” includes the dependent children of the victim.
7. “Victim of human trafficking” means a person who is a victim of:
(a) Involuntary servitude as set forth in NRS 200.463 or 200.464.
(b) A violation of any provision of NRS 200.465.
(c) Trafficking in persons in violation of any provision of NRS 200.467 or 200.468.
(d) Sex trafficking in violation of any provision of NRS 201.300.
(e) A violation of NRS 201.320 or 201.395.
8. “Victim of sexual assault” means a person who has been sexually assaulted as defined in NRS 200.366 or a person upon whom a sexual assault has been attempted.
9. “Victim of stalking” means a person who is a victim of the crime of stalking or aggravated stalking as set forth in NRS 200.575.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 16. Correctional Institutions; Aid to Victims of Crime § 217.400. Definitions - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-16-correctional-institutions-aid-to-victims-of-crime/nv-rev-st-217-400.html
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