Category Archives: Child Custody
How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody in Nevada?
Domestic violence has the potential to destroy a marriage and cause long-lasting trauma. There can also be devastating impact on any children of the relationship. Domestic violence can and does affect child custody determinations, and it is important to understand how. Domestic Violence Broadly Defined In Nevada Domestic violence can be defined as encompassing… Read More »
Could I Ever Lose My Parental Rights?
When you have children, you never expect to lose them, especially by the law. However, the state does have the right to intervene if your children are in a situation that is potentially harmful to them. It is important for you to understand when that possibility exists, and what can be done to avoid… Read More »
What To Do When Child Custody Gets Ugly
Parents generally want to have a relationship with their children. But, sometimes, because of the conflict between parties, a parent may act in ways that are not particularly ethical or appropriate. An angry parent may wind up trying to prevent you from seeing your children, sometimes based on either on incidents blown out of… Read More »
Relocating With Your Child
People are much more mobile nowadays than they were in past generations, and this is especially true when there has been a major life event – a job change, a death in the family, or after divorce. If you want to move away after your Nevada divorce is final, you can do so –… Read More »
Parenting Plans & Military Spouses
When one parent is in the military, it can sometimes be difficult to ensure that your children have the stability they need to thrive, especially because deployment can happen at any time. This is one of the major reasons that a parenting plan is so vital for military couples during a divorce, so that… Read More »
Determining Parental Unfitness
The policy of the courts in the State of Nevada is to make all custody determinations based upon the best interests of the child or children concerned in a specific case. While state policy suggests a preference for both parents to remain in a child’s life, if it is deemed to be necessary in… Read More »
Can I Terminate My Ex’s Parental Rights?
Some parents in Nevada have experienced neglect and abandonment by their co-parent or spouse, leaving them with what can feel like the enormous burden of caring for their children alone. If that parent believes the other parent is a dangerous influence, or if they meet someone new, the question of terminating that parent’s parental… Read More »
The Process Of Child Relocation
When a divorced parent decides to move, or is provided with an opportunity that would require moving, there is occasionally a perception that they may simply pick up and move. If both parents are involved and are separated, however, this is not actually the case, assuming the relocating parent desires to take the child… Read More »
Child Custody And Substance Abuse
Child custody is a serious matter to all involved, including the state of Nevada. It is the public policy of the state that children should be placed with those who will act in their best interests. When a parent has substance abuse problems, the question of whether they can act in their children’s best… Read More »
Does Having A Disability Mean Losing Custody?
The popular perception of disabled people is that they can handle very little in terms of responsibilities. This is absolutely a misconception. Generally, disabled people can do anything that an able-bodied person can. This is often especially true for veterans, who may face neglect and discrimination due to a physical disability. Many disabled people… Read More »