Nevada Revised Statutes Section 176A.416 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Evaluations and counseling for offenses involving cruelty to animals; powers and duties of court.

1. As a condition of probation, the court may order a defendant who is convicted of a violation of chapter 574 of NRS that is punishable as a felony or gross misdemeanor to:

(a) Submit to a psychiatric evaluation; and

(b) Participate in any counseling or therapy recommended in the evaluation.

2. The court shall order a defendant, to the extent of his financial ability, to pay the cost for an evaluation and any counseling or therapy pursuant to this section.

Last modified: February 25, 2006