Nevada Revised Statutes Section 199.310 - Crimes and Punishments

Malicious prosecution. A person who maliciously and without probable cause therefor, causes or attempts to cause another to be arrested or proceeded against for any crime of which he is innocent:

1. If the crime is a felony, is guilty of a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130; and

2. If the crime is a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Last modified: February 25, 2006