Nevada Revised Statutes Section 171.17785 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Unlawful to violate written promise to appear; appearance by counsel in lieu of personal appearance; issuance of warrant upon failure to appear.

1. It is unlawful for a person to violate his written promise to appear given to a peace officer upon the issuance of a misdemeanor citation prepared manually or electronically, regardless of the disposition of the charge for which the citation was originally issued.

2. A person may comply with a written promise to appear in court by an appearance by counsel.

3. A warrant may issue upon a violation of a written promise to appear.

Last modified: February 25, 2006