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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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