[Rev. 11/21/2013 9:15:22 AM--2013]

CHAPTER 62C - PROCEDURE BEFORE ADJUDICATION

INITIAL CUSTODY AND DETENTION

NRS 62C.010          Grounds for taking child into custody; notification of parent or guardian of child and probation officer; release or further detention of child.

NRS 62C.020          Conditions and limitations on releasing child who is detained for committing certain acts involving domestic violence, stalking, aggravated stalking, harassment or sexual assault.

NRS 62C.030          Conditions and limitations on detaining child in certain facilities; temporary placement of child excluded from jurisdiction of juvenile court or certified for criminal proceedings as adult.

NRS 62C.035          Screening required for child detained in facility for detention of children; time and method for conducting screening.

NRS 62C.040          Detention hearing required for child alleged to be delinquent within certain period; written consent of juvenile court required for release after such hearing.

NRS 62C.050          Release of child alleged to be in need of supervision required within certain period; exceptions.

NRS 62C.060          Custody and detention of child alleged to have committed offense involving firearm; conditions and limitations on release of child; test of child for use of controlled substances; evaluation of child by qualified professional; immunity for statements made during evaluation.

NRS 62C.070          Citation for traffic offense.

NRS 62C.075          Citation for offense related to tobacco.

COMPLAINT AND PETITION

NRS 62C.100          Referral of complaint to probation officer; preliminary inquiry and recommendation by probation officer; powers and duties of district attorney concerning approval and filing of petition; release of child if petition not approved or timely filed.

NRS 62C.110          Petition: Signature; verification; contents.

NRS 62C.120          Petition alleging that child committed certain sexual or violent acts: District attorney required to provide certain documentation to victim.

INFORMAL SUPERVISION; SUPERVISION AND CONSENT DECREE

NRS 62C.200          Informal supervision by probation officer: Conditions for placement; written agreement; duration; effect on filing petition.

NRS 62C.210          Informal supervision by probation officer: Agreement may require community service, restitution and completion of program of cognitive training and human development.

NRS 62C.220          Report by probation officer concerning cases involving informal supervision.

NRS 62C.230          Court referral for informal supervision or court supervision pursuant to supervision and consent decree; effect of successful completion of supervision and consent decree.

SUMMONS AND EXTRADITION

NRS 62C.300          Summons: Persons to whom issued; contents; not required with voluntary appearance.

NRS 62C.310          Service of summons.

NRS 62C.320          When writ of attachment of person may issue; penalty for violation.

NRS 62C.330          Extradition of child.

NOTIFICATION OF CERTAIN OFFENSES

NRS 62C.400          Department of juvenile services to provide certain information to juvenile court and school district concerning child who engaged in bullying or cyber-bullying.

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INITIAL CUSTODY AND DETENTION

      NRS 62C.010  Grounds for taking child into custody; notification of parent or guardian of child and probation officer; release or further detention of child.  Except as otherwise provided in this title and NRS 484C.160:

      1.  A peace officer or probation officer may take into custody any child:

      (a) Who the officer has probable cause to believe is violating or has violated any state or local law, ordinance, or rule or regulation having the force of law; or

      (b) Whose conduct indicates that the child is in need of supervision.

      2.  If a child is taken into custody:

      (a) The officer shall, without undue delay, attempt to notify, if known, the parent or guardian of the child;

      (b) The facility in which the child is detained shall, without undue delay:

             (1) Notify a probation officer; and

             (2) Attempt to notify, if known, the parent or guardian of the child if such notification was not accomplished pursuant to paragraph (a); and

      (c) Unless it is impracticable or inadvisable or has been otherwise ordered by the juvenile court, the child must be released to the custody of a parent or guardian or another responsible adult who has signed a written agreement to bring the child before the juvenile court at a time stated in the agreement or as the juvenile court may direct. The written agreement must be submitted to the juvenile court as soon as possible. If the person fails to produce the child at the time stated in the agreement or upon a summons from the juvenile court, a writ may be issued for the attachment of the person or of the child requiring that the person or child, or both, be brought before the juvenile court at a time stated in the writ.

      3.  If a child who is taken into custody is not released pursuant to subsection 2:

      (a) The child must be taken without unnecessary delay to:

             (1) The juvenile court; or

             (2) The place of detention designated by the juvenile court and, as soon as possible thereafter, the fact of detention must be reported to the juvenile court; and

      (b) Pending further disposition of the case, the juvenile court may order that the child be:

             (1) Released to the custody of a parent or guardian or another person appointed by the juvenile court;

             (2) Detained in a place designated by the juvenile court, subject to further order of the juvenile court; or

             (3) Conditionally released for supervised detention at the home of the child in lieu of detention at a facility for the detention of children. The supervised detention at the home of the child may include electronic surveillance of the child.

      4.  In determining whether to release a child pursuant to this section to a person other than a parent or guardian, the juvenile court shall give preference to any person who is related to the child within the fifth degree of consanguinity if the juvenile court finds that the person is suitable and able to provide proper care and guidance for the child.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1054; A 2009, 217)

      NRS 62C.020  Conditions and limitations on releasing child who is detained for committing certain acts involving domestic violence, stalking, aggravated stalking, harassment or sexual assault.

      1.  A child must not be released from custody sooner than 12 hours after the child is taken into custody if the child is taken into custody for committing a battery that constitutes domestic violence pursuant to NRS 33.018, unless the peace officer or probation officer who has taken the child into custody determines that the child does not otherwise meet the criteria for secure detention and:

      (a) Respite care or another out-of-home alternative to secure detention is available for the child;

      (b) An out-of-home alternative to secure detention is not necessary to protect the victim from injury; or

      (c) Family services are available to maintain the child in the home and the parents or guardians of the child agree to receive those family services and to allow the child to return to the home.

      2.  A child must not be released from custody sooner than 12 hours after the child is taken into custody if the child is taken into custody for violating a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence issued pursuant to NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive, or for violating a restraining order or injunction that is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence issued in an action or proceeding brought pursuant to title 11 of NRS, or for violating a temporary or extended order for protection against stalking, aggravated stalking or harassment issued pursuant to NRS 200.591 or for violating a temporary or extended order for protection against sexual assault issued pursuant to NRS 200.378 and:

      (a) The peace officer or probation officer who has taken the child into custody determines that such a violation is accompanied by a direct or indirect threat of harm;

      (b) The child has previously violated a temporary or extended order for protection of the type for which the child has been taken into custody; or

      (c) At the time of the violation or within 2 hours after the violation, the child has:

             (1) A concentration of alcohol of 0.08 or more in his or her blood or breath; or

             (2) An amount of a prohibited substance in his or her blood or urine that is equal to or greater than the amount set forth in subsection 3 of NRS 484C.110.

      3.  For the purposes of this section, an order or injunction is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence if it grants relief that might be given in a temporary or extended order issued pursuant to NRS 33.017 to 33.100, inclusive.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1055; A 2007, 158, 1014; 2009, 233)

      NRS 62C.030  Conditions and limitations on detaining child in certain facilities; temporary placement of child excluded from jurisdiction of juvenile court or certified for criminal proceedings as adult.

      1.  If a child is not alleged to be delinquent or in need of supervision, the child must not, at any time, be confined or detained in:

      (a) A facility for the secure detention of children; or

      (b) Any police station, lockup, jail, prison or other facility in which adults are detained or confined.

      2.  If a child is alleged to be delinquent or in need of supervision, the child must not, before disposition of the case, be detained in a facility for the secure detention of children unless there is probable cause to believe that:

      (a) If the child is not detained, the child is likely to commit an offense dangerous to the child or to the community, or likely to commit damage to property;

      (b) The child will run away or be taken away so as to be unavailable for proceedings of the juvenile court or to its officers;

      (c) The child was taken into custody and brought before a probation officer pursuant to a court order or warrant; or

      (d) The child is a fugitive from another jurisdiction.

      3.  If a child is less than 18 years of age, the child must not, at any time, be confined or detained in any police station, lockup, jail, prison or other facility where the child has regular contact with any adult who is confined or detained in the facility and who has been convicted of a criminal offense or charged with a criminal offense, unless:

      (a) The child is alleged to be delinquent;

      (b) An alternative facility is not available; and

      (c) The child is separated by sight and sound from any adults who are confined or detained in the facility.

      4.  During the pendency of a proceeding involving:

      (a) A criminal offense excluded from the original jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to NRS 62B.330; or

      (b) A child who is certified for criminal proceedings as an adult pursuant to NRS 62B.390,

Ê a child may petition the juvenile court for temporary placement in a facility for the detention of children.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1055; A 2013, 2903)

      NRS 62C.035  Screening required for child detained in facility for detention of children; time and method for conducting screening.

      1.  Each child who is taken into custody by a peace officer or probation officer and detained in a local facility for the detention of children or a regional facility for the detention of children while awaiting a detention hearing pursuant to NRS 62C.040 or 62C.050 must be screened to determine whether the child is in need of mental health services or is an abuser of alcohol or drugs.

      2.  The facility in which the child is detained shall cause the screening required pursuant to subsection 1 to be conducted as soon as practicable after the child has been detained in the facility.

      3.  The method for conducting the screening required pursuant to subsection 1 must satisfy the requirements of NRS 62E.516.

      (Added to NRS by 2005, 1035)

      NRS 62C.040  Detention hearing required for child alleged to be delinquent within certain period; written consent of juvenile court required for release after such hearing.

      1.  If a child who is alleged to be delinquent is taken into custody and detained, the child must be given a detention hearing before the juvenile court:

      (a) Not later than 24 hours after the child submits a written application;

      (b) In a county whose population is less than 100,000, not later than 24 hours after the commencement of detention at a police station, lockup, jail, prison or other facility in which adults are detained or confined;

      (c) In a county whose population is 100,000 or more, not later than 6 hours after the commencement of detention at a police station, lockup, jail, prison or other facility in which adults are detained or confined; or

      (d) Not later than 72 hours after the commencement of detention at a facility in which adults are not detained or confined,

Ê whichever occurs first, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

      2.  A child must not be released after a detention hearing without the written consent of the juvenile court.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1056)

      NRS 62C.050  Release of child alleged to be in need of supervision required within certain period; exceptions.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, if a child who is alleged to be in need of supervision is taken into custody and detained, the child must be released not later than 24 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, after the child’s initial contact with a peace officer or probation officer to:

      (a) A parent or guardian of the child;

      (b) Any other person who is able to provide adequate care and supervision for the child; or

      (c) Shelter care.

      2.  A child does not have to be released pursuant to subsection 1 if the juvenile court:

      (a) Holds a detention hearing;

      (b) Determines that the child:

             (1) Has threatened to run away from home or from the shelter;

             (2) Is accused of violent behavior at home; or

             (3) Is accused of violating the terms of a supervision and consent decree; and

      (c) Determines that the child needs to be detained to make an alternative placement for the child.

Ê The child may be detained for an additional 24 hours but not more than 48 hours after the detention hearing, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

      3.  A child does not have to be released pursuant to this section if the juvenile court:

      (a) Holds a detention hearing; and

      (b) Determines that the child:

             (1) Is a ward of a federal court or held pursuant to a federal statute;

             (2) Has run away from another state and a jurisdiction within that state has issued a want, warrant or request for the child; or

             (3) Is accused of violating a valid court order.

Ê The child may be detained for an additional period as necessary for the juvenile court to return the child to the jurisdiction from which the child originated or to make an alternative placement for the child.

      4.  For the purposes of this section, an alternative placement must be in a facility in which there are no physical restraining devices or barriers.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1056)

      NRS 62C.060  Custody and detention of child alleged to have committed offense involving firearm; conditions and limitations on release of child; test of child for use of controlled substances; evaluation of child by qualified professional; immunity for statements made during evaluation.

      1.  If a child is taken into custody for an unlawful act that involves the possession, use or threatened use of a firearm, the child must not be released before a detention hearing is held pursuant to NRS 62C.040.

      2.  At the detention hearing, the juvenile court shall, if the child was taken into custody for:

      (a) Carrying or possessing a firearm while on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education, a private or public school or child care facility, or while in a vehicle of a private or public school or child care facility, order the child to:

             (1) Be evaluated by a qualified professional; and

             (2) Submit to a test to determine whether the child is using any controlled substance.

      (b) Committing an unlawful act involving a firearm other than the act described in paragraph (a), determine whether to order the child to be evaluated by a qualified professional.

      3.  If the juvenile court orders the child to be evaluated by a qualified professional or to submit to a test to determine whether the child is using any controlled substance, the evaluation or the results from the test must be completed not later than 14 days after the detention hearing. Until the evaluation or the test is completed, the child must be:

      (a) Detained at a facility for the detention of children; or

      (b) Placed under a program of supervision in the home of the child that may include electronic surveillance of the child.

      4.  If a child is evaluated by a qualified professional pursuant to this section, the statements made by the child to the qualified professional during the evaluation and any evidence directly or indirectly derived from those statements may not be used for any purpose in a proceeding which is conducted to prove that the child committed a delinquent act or criminal offense. The provisions of this subsection do not prohibit the district attorney from proving that the child committed a delinquent act or criminal offense based upon evidence obtained from sources or by means that are independent of the statements made by the child to the qualified professional during the evaluation.

      5.  As used in this section, “child care facility” has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (a) of subsection 5 of NRS 202.265.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1057; A 2007, 1915; 2011, 599)

      NRS 62C.070  Citation for traffic offense.

      1.  If a child is stopped by a peace officer for a violation of any traffic law or ordinance which is punishable as a misdemeanor, the peace officer may prepare and issue a traffic citation pursuant to the same criteria as would apply to an adult violator.

      2.  If a child who is issued a traffic citation executes a written promise to appear in court by signing the citation, the officer:

      (a) Shall deliver a copy of the citation to the child; and

      (b) Shall not take the child into physical custody for the violation.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1057)

      NRS 62C.075  Citation for offense related to tobacco.

      1.  If a child is stopped or otherwise detained by a peace officer for an offense related to tobacco, the peace officer may prepare and issue a citation in the same manner in which a traffic citation is prepared and issued pursuant to NRS 62C.070.

      2.  If a child who is issued a citation for an offense related to tobacco executes a written promise to appear in court by signing the citation, the peace officer:

      (a) Shall deliver a copy of the citation to the child; and

      (b) Shall not take the child into physical custody for the violation.

      3.  A citation for an offense related to tobacco may be issued to a child who is an occupant of a vehicle pursuant to this section only if the violation is discovered when the vehicle is halted or its driver is arrested for another alleged violation or offense.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 1528)

COMPLAINT AND PETITION

      NRS 62C.100  Referral of complaint to probation officer; preliminary inquiry and recommendation by probation officer; powers and duties of district attorney concerning approval and filing of petition; release of child if petition not approved or timely filed.

      1.  When a complaint is made alleging that a child is delinquent or in need of supervision:

      (a) The complaint must be referred to a probation officer of the appropriate county; and

      (b) The probation officer shall conduct a preliminary inquiry to determine whether the best interests of the child or of the public:

             (1) Require that a petition be filed; or

             (2) Would better be served by placing the child under informal supervision pursuant to NRS 62C.200.

      2.  If, after conducting the preliminary inquiry, the probation officer recommends the filing of a petition, the district attorney shall determine whether to file the petition.

      3.  If, after conducting the preliminary inquiry, the probation officer does not recommend the filing of a petition or that the child be placed under informal supervision, the probation officer must notify the complainant regarding the complainant’s right to seek a review of the complaint by the district attorney.

      4.  If the complainant seeks a review of the complaint by the district attorney, the district attorney shall:

      (a) Review the facts presented by the complainant;

      (b) Consult with the probation officer; and

      (c) File the petition with the juvenile court if the district attorney believes that the filing of the petition is necessary to protect the interests of the child or of the public.

      5.  The determination of the district attorney concerning whether to file the petition is final.

      6.  Except as otherwise provided in NRS 62C.060, if a child is in detention or shelter care, the child must be released immediately if a petition alleging that the child is delinquent or in need of supervision is not:

      (a) Approved by the district attorney; or

      (b) Filed within 4 days after the date the complaint was referred to the probation officer, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, except that the juvenile court may, for good cause shown by the district attorney, allow an additional 4 days for the filing of the petition, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1048; A 2013, 714)

      NRS 62C.110  Petition: Signature; verification; contents.

      1.  Before a petition alleging delinquency or need of supervision or a petition for revocation may be filed with the juvenile court, the district attorney must prepare and sign the petition. The district attorney shall represent the petitioner in all proceedings.

      2.  The petition must be:

      (a) Entitled, “In the Matter of ................, a child”; and

      (b) Verified by the person who signs it.

      3.  The petition must set forth specifically:

      (a) The facts which bring the child within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and the date when delinquency occurred or need of supervision arose.

      (b) The name, date of birth and address of the residence of the child.

      (c) The name and address of the residence of the parent or guardian of the child. If the parent or guardian of the child does not reside or cannot be found within this State, or if the address of the parent or guardian is unknown:

             (1) The name of any known adult relative residing within this State; or

             (2) If no known adult relative resides within this State, the known adult relative residing nearest to the juvenile court.

      (d) The name and address of the spouse of the child, if any.

      (e) Whether the child is in custody and, if so, the place of detention and the time the child was taken into custody.

      4.  If any of the facts required by subsection 3 are not known, the petition must so state.

      5.  In addition to the information required pursuant to this section, a petition alleging that a child is in need of supervision must contain the following information regarding efforts made to modify the behavior of the child:

      (a) A list of the local programs to which the child was referred; and

      (b) Other efforts taken in the community.

Ê The provisions of this subsection do not apply to a child who is alleged to be in need of supervision because the child is a habitual truant.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1049)

      NRS 62C.120  Petition alleging that child committed certain sexual or violent acts: District attorney required to provide certain documentation to victim.

      1.  If a petition filed pursuant to the provisions of this title contains allegations that a child committed an unlawful act which would have been a sexual offense if committed by an adult or which involved the use or threatened use of force or violence against the victim, the district attorney shall provide to the victim and, if the victim is less than 18 years of age, to the parent or guardian of the victim, as soon as practicable after the petition is filed, documentation that includes:

      (a) A form advising the victim and the parent or guardian of the victim of their rights pursuant to the provisions of this title; and

      (b) The form or procedure that must be used to request disclosure pursuant to NRS 62D.440.

      2.  As used in this section, “sexual offense” means:

      (a) Sexual assault pursuant to NRS 200.366;

      (b) Battery with intent to commit sexual assault pursuant to NRS 200.400;

      (c) An offense involving pornography and a minor pursuant to NRS 200.710 to 200.730, inclusive;

      (d) Open or gross lewdness pursuant to NRS 201.210;

      (e) Indecent or obscene exposure pursuant to NRS 201.220;

      (f) Lewdness with a child pursuant to NRS 201.230;

      (g) Sexual penetration of a dead human body pursuant to NRS 201.450;

      (h) Luring a child or person with mental illness pursuant to NRS 201.560, if punishable as a felony; or

      (i) An attempt to commit an offense listed in this subsection.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1050; A 2003, 1378)

INFORMAL SUPERVISION; SUPERVISION AND CONSENT DECREE

      NRS 62C.200  Informal supervision by probation officer: Conditions for placement; written agreement; duration; effect on filing petition.

      1.  When a complaint is made alleging that a child is delinquent or in need of supervision, the child may be placed under the informal supervision of a probation officer if:

      (a) The child voluntarily admits participation in the acts alleged in the complaint; and

      (b) The district attorney gives written approval for placement of the child under informal supervision, if any of the acts alleged in the complaint are unlawful acts that would have constituted a gross misdemeanor or felony if committed by an adult.

      2.  If the probation officer recommends placing the child under informal supervision, the probation officer must advise the child and the parent or guardian of the child that they may refuse informal supervision.

      3.  The child must enter into an agreement for informal supervision voluntarily and intelligently:

      (a) With the advice of the attorney for the child; or

      (b) If the child is not represented by an attorney, with the consent of the parent or guardian of the child.

      4.  If the child is placed under informal supervision:

      (a) The terms and conditions of the agreement for informal supervision must be stated clearly in writing. The terms and conditions of the agreement may include, but are not limited to, the requirements set forth in NRS 62C.210.

      (b) The agreement must be signed by all parties.

      (c) A copy of the agreement must be given to:

             (1) The child;

             (2) The parent or guardian of the child;

             (3) The attorney for the child, if any; and

             (4) The probation officer, who shall retain a copy in the probation officer’s file for the case.

      5.  The period of informal supervision must not exceed 180 days. The child and the parent or guardian of the child may terminate the agreement at any time by requesting the filing of a petition for formal adjudication.

      6.  The district attorney may not file a petition against the child based on any acts for which the child was placed under informal supervision unless the district attorney files the petition not later than 180 days after the date the child entered into the agreement for informal supervision. If the district attorney files a petition against the child within that period, the child may withdraw the admission that the child made pursuant to subsection 1.

      7.  If the child successfully completes the terms and conditions of the agreement for informal supervision, the juvenile court may dismiss any petition filed against the child that is based on any acts for which the child was placed under informal supervision.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1050)

      NRS 62C.210  Informal supervision by probation officer: Agreement may require community service, restitution and completion of program of cognitive training and human development.

      1.  An agreement for informal supervision may require the child to:

      (a) Perform community service, provide restitution to any victim of the acts for which the child was referred to the probation officer or make a monetary contribution to a restitution contribution fund established pursuant to NRS 62E.175;

      (b) Participate in a program of restitution through work that is established pursuant to NRS 62E.580 if the child:

             (1) Is 14 years of age or older;

             (2) Has never been found to be within the purview of this title for an unlawful act that involved the use or threatened use of force or violence against a victim and has never been found to have committed such an unlawful act in any other jurisdiction, unless the probation officer determines that the child would benefit from the program;

             (3) Is required to provide restitution to a victim; and

             (4) Voluntarily agrees to participate in the program of restitution through work;

      (c) Complete a program of cognitive training and human development pursuant to NRS 62E.220 if:

             (1) The child has never been found to be within the purview of this title; and

             (2) The unlawful act for which the child is found to be within the purview of this title did not involve the use or threatened use of force or violence against a victim; or

      (d) Engage in any combination of the activities set forth in this subsection.

      2.  If the agreement for informal supervision requires the child to participate in a program of restitution through work or complete a program of cognitive training and human development, the agreement may also require any or all of the following, in the following order of priority if practicable:

      (a) The child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, to the extent of their financial ability, to pay the costs associated with the participation of the child in the program, including, but not limited to:

             (1) A reasonable sum of money to pay for the cost of policies of insurance against liability for personal injury and damage to property during those periods in which the child participates in the program or performs work; and

             (2) In the case of a program of restitution through work, for industrial insurance, unless the industrial insurance is provided by the employer for which the child performs the work; or

      (b) The child to work on projects or perform community service for a period that reflects the costs associated with the participation of the child in the program.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1051; A 2003, 347; 2013, 534)

      NRS 62C.220  Report by probation officer concerning cases involving informal supervision.  Upon the request of the juvenile court, a probation officer shall file with the juvenile court a report of:

      1.  The number of children placed under informal supervision during the previous year;

      2.  The conditions imposed in each case; and

      3.  The number of cases that were successfully completed without the filing of a petition.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1052)

      NRS 62C.230  Court referral for informal supervision or court supervision pursuant to supervision and consent decree; effect of successful completion of supervision and consent decree.

      1.  If the district attorney files a petition with the juvenile court, the juvenile court may:

      (a) Dismiss the petition without prejudice and refer the child to the probation officer for informal supervision pursuant to NRS 62C.200; or

      (b) Place the child under the supervision of the juvenile court pursuant to a supervision and consent decree, without a formal adjudication of delinquency, if the juvenile court receives:

             (1) The recommendation of the probation officer;

             (2) The written approval of the district attorney; and

             (3) The written consent and approval of the child and the parent or guardian of the child.

      2.  If a child is placed under the supervision of the juvenile court pursuant to a supervision and consent decree, the juvenile court may dismiss the petition if the child successfully completes the terms and conditions of the supervision and consent decree.

      3.  If the petition is dismissed pursuant to subsection 2:

      (a) The child may respond to any inquiry concerning the proceedings and events which brought about the proceedings as if they had not occurred; and

      (b) The records concerning a supervision and consent decree may be considered in a subsequent proceeding before the juvenile court regarding that child.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1052)

SUMMONS AND EXTRADITION

      NRS 62C.300  Summons: Persons to whom issued; contents; not required with voluntary appearance.

      1.  After a petition has been filed and after such further investigation as the juvenile court may direct, the juvenile court shall direct the clerk of the court to issue a summons that:

      (a) Requires the person who has care and custody of the child to:

             (1) Appear personally; and

             (2) Bring the child before the juvenile court at the time and place stated in the summons;

      (b) Informs the person who has care and custody of the child of the child’s right to be represented by an attorney at the initial hearing, as provided in NRS 62D.030; and

      (c) Has a copy of the petition attached.

      2.  If the person summoned pursuant to subsection 1 is not the parent or guardian of the child, the clerk of the court must notify the parent or guardian by a similar summons of:

      (a) The pendency of the case; and

      (b) The time and place for the proceeding involving the child.

      3.  The juvenile court may direct the clerk of the court to issue a summons requiring the appearance of any other person whose presence at the proceeding is necessary, as determined by the juvenile court.

      4.  The clerk of the court is not required to issue a summons if the person to be summoned voluntarily appears.

      5.  If, based on the condition or surroundings of the child, the juvenile court determines that it is in the best interests of the child or the public to require the appropriate agency of the judicial district or the Division of Child and Family Services to assume care and custody of the child, the juvenile court may order, by endorsement upon the summons, that the person serving the summons deliver the child to a probation officer for placement with a suitable person or in an appropriate facility where the child must remain until further order of the juvenile court.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1052)

      NRS 62C.310  Service of summons.

      1.  Except as otherwise provided in this section, a summons must be served personally by the delivery of a true copy to the person summoned.

      2.  If the juvenile court determines that it is impracticable to serve a summons personally, the juvenile court may order the summons to be served by:

      (a) Registered mail or certified mail addressed to the last known address; or

      (b) Publication,

Ê or both.

      3.  The service of a summons is sufficient to confer jurisdiction if the summons is served at least 48 hours before the time fixed in the summons for its return.

      4.  Any person over 18 years of age may serve any summons, process or notice required by the provisions of this title.

      5.  The county shall pay all necessary expenses for the service of any summons, process or notice required by the provisions of this title.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1053)

      NRS 62C.320  When writ of attachment of person may issue; penalty for violation.

      1.  The juvenile court may issue a writ for the attachment of a child or the parent or guardian of the child, or both, and command a probation officer or peace officer to bring before the juvenile court, at the time and place stated, the person or persons named in the writ if:

      (a) A summons cannot be served;

      (b) The person or persons served fail to obey the summons; or

      (c) The juvenile court determines that:

             (1) The service will be ineffectual; or

             (2) The welfare of the child requires that the child be brought immediately into the custody of the juvenile court.

      2.  A person who violates a writ or any order of the juvenile court issued pursuant to this section may be punished for contempt.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1053)

      NRS 62C.330  Extradition of child.

      1.  If a child commits a criminal offense in this State and the child flees to another state, the Governor shall request extradition of the child from the other state to this State according to the other state’s procedure for the extradition of adults.

      2.  If a child commits a criminal offense in another state and the child flees to this State, the child may be extradited to the other state in accordance with the provisions of NRS 179.177 to 179.235, inclusive, except that while the child is awaiting extradition, the child must be detained in a facility for the detention of children if space is available.

      (Added to NRS by 2003, 1054)

NOTIFICATION OF CERTAIN OFFENSES

      NRS 62C.400  Department of juvenile services to provide certain information to juvenile court and school district concerning child who engaged in bullying or cyber-bullying.

      1.  If a department of juvenile services determines that a child who is currently enrolled in school unlawfully engaged in bullying or cyber-bullying, the department shall provide the information specified in subsection 2 to the juvenile court in the judicial district in which the child resides and to the school district in which the child is currently enrolled.

      2.  The information required to be provided pursuant to subsection 1 must include:

      (a) The name of the child;

      (b) The name of the person who was the subject of the bullying or cyber-bullying; and

      (c) A description of any bullying or cyber-bullying committed by the child against the other person.

      3.  As used in this section:

      (a) “Bullying” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 388.122.

      (b) “Cyber-bullying” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 388.123.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 1637)