Nevada Revised Statutes Section 176A.320 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Failure of surety to fulfill duties; failure of probationer to fulfill conditions of surety bond.

1. If a surety fails to:

(a) Provide the facilities or equipment required by paragraph (a) of subsection 2 of NRS 176A.310; or

(b) Notify the court pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 2 of NRS 176A.310 of a violation of or a failure to fulfill a condition of a program of probation by a probationer,

the surety shall pay a penalty of $15,000 to the court in addition to any other penalty imposed by law.

2. If the probationer violates or fails to fulfill a condition of the surety bond, the court shall:

(a) Declare a forfeiture of the surety bond;

(b) Direct that the surety be given notice by certified mail that the probationer has violated or failed to fulfill a condition of probation and shall execute an affidavit of such mailing to be kept as an official public record of the court;

(c) Revoke the program of probation; and

(d) Issue a warrant for violating or failing to fulfill a condition of probation and cause the defendant to be arrested.

Last modified: February 25, 2006