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  • December 6, 2021

    How Can I Get Custody of My Children?

    Child custody laws in Nevada do not provide an exact outline of how to gain custody of your children. There is room in the law for the judge to use discretion when making decisions about custody. The ultimate concern when it comes to custody is the well-being of the children. The courts have to use… Read More »How Can I Get Custody of My Children?

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    November 15, 2021

    Do Children Have the Right to Choose Custody?

    There is no easy way to go through a custody battle. There’s a long list of reasons why you may not be able to come to a custody agreement with your ex-partner. One of the most common reasons for a stalemate in the process of creating a custody agreement is that one parent wants more… Read More »Do Children Have the Right to Choose Custody?

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    November 1, 2021

    Can an Abandoned Father’s Rights Be Terminated?

    Parental rights are something that the state of Nevada takes seriously. Removing parental rights is not something that is done lightly. Terminating a father’s parental rights is possible under certain circumstances. Factors that can result in a father’s rights being terminated include abandoning the child for an extended period of time, neglect of the child,… Read More »Can an Abandoned Father’s Rights Be Terminated?

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    October 18, 2021

    Can a Father Win a Child Custody Battle?

    Can a father win a child custody battle? This is a common question that parents ask while going through a split. If both parents want primary custody, does it automatically go to the mom? What does a father have to do to show that he should win a child custody battle? Fathers who want to… Read More »Can a Father Win a Child Custody Battle?

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    October 4, 2021

    How Much Money Does a Child Custody Attorney Cost?

    The actual cost to go through a child custody case can vary significantly from case to case. This is because each situation is different. Some cases can be handled quickly through mediation while others require time before a judge. The complexity of the case and the time required to sort out custody will impact how… Read More »How Much Money Does a Child Custody Attorney Cost?

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    September 21, 2021

    Is a Female Attorney Better for Child Custody?

    If you are about to enter into the process of determining child custody because of a divorce or other change in your life, it is essential that you seek out the help of a family law attorney. You need an expert to help you navigate the process and make sure that you get the time… Read More »Is a Female Attorney Better for Child Custody?

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    September 9, 2021

    Can My Spouse Take My Kids Out of State?

    Sharing child custody with a former spouse or partner can be complicated. Each adult is accustomed to making decisions on behalf of the kids. When a relationship ends and custody is split, the process of making big decisions that involve the children gets more complicated. Parents in this situation may feel anxious about the decisions… Read More »Can My Spouse Take My Kids Out of State?

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    September 3, 2021

    How Do Child Custody Rights Work?

    Child custody rights are difficult because emotions are involved. You have rights as the parent of your child. Without the formal agreements filed with the court, you are on your own when it comes to ENFORCING your rights as a parent. Parents can make all sorts of decisions together, but without it being on file… Read More »How Do Child Custody Rights Work?

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    August 23, 2021

    Do Grandparents Have Custody Rights?

    Having a stable, committed, and continuous relationship with a trusted adult can make all of the difference in the life of a child. Research into resiliency shows that a quality relationship with at least one adult can significantly impact how a child overcomes trauma. For children who are living in an unstable or unpredictable environment… Read More »Do Grandparents Have Custody Rights?

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    August 3, 2021

    Can Grandparents Get Custody from Toxic Parents?

    In a perfect world, all parents would have the tools, resources, and ability to care for their own children. Unfortunately, there are children living in situations with toxic parents who simply are not equipped to provide proper care. In these situations, grandparents often attempt to step in and provide the level of care that the… Read More »Can Grandparents Get Custody from Toxic Parents?

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    June 4, 2021

    “Do I have to pay child support if my kids live with me for a month?

     There are various factors that determine child support. For example, the type of physical custody one has can determine the amounts of child support payments, and who pays it.  Factors like, which parent gets child support payments and how much each parent gets, are all parts to the puzzle and are based on income and… Read More »“Do I have to pay child support if my kids live with me for a month?

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    June 3, 2021

    What is the UCCJEA and Why is it Important to Custody?

    In custody disputes, sometimes parents argue over where jurisdiction lies.  One parent may want to relocate to be closer to a support structure, or for employment purposes.  The other person may want to stay in the state they are currently residing in.  Parents must make these decisions together, or they may run afoul of the… Read More »What is the UCCJEA and Why is it Important to Custody?

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    April 13, 2021

    What Are Best Interests of The Child Factors?

    All parents in Nevada are entitled to equal rights with regard to his or her child.  It does not matter whether the parents are married or not married, each parent is entitled to a relationship with their child.  The Best Interest Factors are what the Courts use as a guide to determine custody, visitation, and… Read More »What Are Best Interests of The Child Factors?

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    March 5, 2021

    What is the Uniform Child Custody Judicial Enforcement Act and Why is it Important to Custody?

    In custody disputes, sometimes parents argue over where jurisdiction lies.  One parent may want to relocate to be closer to a support structure, or for employment purposes.  The other person may want to stay in the state they are currently residing in.  Parents must make these decisions together, or they may run afoul of the UCCJEA.  The UCCJEA… Read More »What is the Uniform Child Custody Judicial Enforcement Act and Why is it Important to Custody?

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    March 1, 2021

    What are the Types of Custody?

    There are two types of custody:  Legal Custody and Physical Custody.  Physical Custody is generally the one everyone thinks of when referring to custody.  Physical Custody governs where the children live.   Legal Custody has to do with a parent’s control or decision-making authority with regard to a child’s medical issues, religious upbringing, or education and schooling.  This can guide… Read More »What are the Types of Custody?

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