1.  A person is guilty of harassment if:

Attorney's Note

Under the Nevada Revised Statutes, punishments for crimes depend on the classification. In the case of this section:
gross misdemeanorup to 364 daysup to $2,000
For details, see Nev. Rev. Stat. § 193.140

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes 200.571

  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.039

(a) Without lawful authority, the person knowingly threatens:

(1) To cause bodily injury in the future to the person threatened or to any other person;

(2) To cause physical damage to the property of another person;

(3) To subject the person threatened or any other person to physical confinement or restraint; or

(4) To do any act which is intended to substantially harm the person threatened or any other person with respect to his or her physical or mental health or safety; and

(b) The person by words or conduct places the person receiving the threat in reasonable fear that the threat will be carried out.

2.  Except where the provisions of subsection 2, 3 or 4 of NRS 200.575 are applicable, a person who is guilty of harassment:

(a) For the first offense, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(b) For the second or any subsequent offense, is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

3.  The penalties provided in this section do not preclude the victim from seeking any other legal remedy available.