Certain offenses for which party injured has civil action may be compromised. When a defendant is held to answer on a charge of a misdemeanor, for which the person injured by the act constituting the offense has a remedy by a civil action, the offense may be compromised as provided in NRS 178.566, except when it was committed:
1. By or upon an officer of justice, while in the execution of the duties of his office.
3. With intent to commit a felony.
Last modified: February 25, 2006