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Nevada Revised Statutes - Domestic Relations

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.002

“Commissioner township” defined. As used in this chapter, “commissioner township” means a township whose population is 15,500 or more, as most recently certified by the Governor pursuant to NRS 360.285, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.010

What constitutes marriage; no common-law marriages after March 29, 1943.

1. Marriage, so far as its validity in law is concerned, is a civil contract, to which the consent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.020

Persons capable of marriage; consent of parent or guardian.

1. A male and a female person, at least 18 years of age, not nearer of kin than second cousins ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.025

Marriage of persons less than 16 years of age: Consent of parent or guardian; authorization by court.

1. A person less than 16 years of age may marry only ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.030

Documents constituting presumptive evidence of marriage.

1. With respect to any marriage solemnized before January 1, 1971, the original certificate and records of marriage made by the judge, justice ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.040

Marriage license: Requirements; issuance by county clerk; public records; expiration.

1. Before persons may be joined in marriage, a license must be obtained for that purpose from the county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.045

Preparation of affidavit of correction to correct information in marriage license; fees.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if any information in a marriage license is incorrect, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.050

Form of marriage license. The marriage license must be substantially in the following form:

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These presents are to authorize any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.055

Consolidation of forms for marriage; instructions for obtaining certified copy or abstract of certificate of marriage.

1. The county clerk of each county may place the affidavit of application ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.060

Fees.

1. The clerk is entitled to receive as his fee for issuing the license the sum of $21.

2. The clerk shall also at the time of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.061

Office hours for issuance of marriage licenses.

1. In any county whose population is 100,000 or more, the main office of the county clerk where marriage licenses may be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.062

Licensed or ordained ministers and chaplains of Armed Forces to obtain certificates from county clerk; temporary replacements; solemnization by minister licensed or ordained in another state.

1. Any licensed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.064

Initial application for certificate: Form; required information. [Effective until the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.064

Initial application for certificate: Form; required information. [Effective on the date of the repeal of the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.065

Payment of child support: Statement by applicant for certificate; grounds for denial of certificate; duty of county clerk. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of the federal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.066

Certification by Secretary of State; issuance, term and expiration of certificates.

1. If the county clerk approves an application, he shall notify the Secretary of State of such approval ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.067

Suspension of certificate for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of certificate. [Expires by limitation on the date of the repeal of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.068

Revocation of certificates; hearing; duties of Secretary of State.

1. Any county clerk who has issued a certificate of permission to a minister may revoke such certificate for good ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.071

Judicial review. Any minister whose application for a certificate of permission or renewal is denied, or whose certificate of permission is revoked, is entitled to judicial review of such action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.073

Additional regulations by county clerk. Each county clerk may prescribe additional regulations, which shall not conflict with the provisions of this chapter, relating to the issuance and revocation of certificates ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.080

Solemnization of marriage by Supreme Court justice, district judge, justice of the peace, municipal judge and commissioner and deputy commissioner of civil marriages; unlawful acts.

1. After receipt of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.090

Marriage solemnized by unauthorized person: When valid. No marriage solemnized before any person professing to be a judge, justice, minister, commissioner of civil marriages or deputy commissioner of civil marriages ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.100

Marriages solemnized between March 3, 1937, and March 24, 1943, validated. All marriages solemnized since March 3, 1937, and performed in the manner prescribed and required by section 4 of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.103

Marriages solemnized by certain ministers before May 20, 1967, validated. All marriages solemnized by ministers holding certificates of permission issued pursuant to former NRS 122.070 are hereby expressly validated. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.110

No particular form of solemnization required; witness.

1. In the solemnization of marriage, no particular form is required except that the parties shall declare, in the presence of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.120

Certificate of marriage: Form.

1. After a marriage is solemnized, the person solemnizing the marriage shall give to each couple being married a certificate of marriage.

2. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.130

Certificate of marriage: Recording; loss or destruction before recording; replacement certificate; fees.

1. Each person who solemnizes a marriage shall make a record of it and, within 10 days ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.135

Preparation of affidavit of correction to correct information in certificate of marriage; fees.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if any information in a certificate of marriage ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.140

Illegitimate children legitimatized. Illegitimate children shall become legitimatized by the subsequent marriage of their parents with each other. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.150

Forms used by Friends or Quakers valid. All marriages solemnized among the people called “Friends” or “Quakers,” in the forms heretofore practiced and in use in their meetings, shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.160

Marriages between Indians performed by tribal custom on reservation or in colony: Validity; certificate of declaration.

1. Marriages between Indians performed in accordance with tribal customs within closed Indian ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.170

Marriages between Indians consummated in accordance with tribal customs valid: Certificate of marriage; contents; recording.

1. Marriages between Indians heretofore or hereafter consummated in accordance with tribal custom shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.173

Commissioner of civil marriages: County clerk is ex officio in larger counties; appointment of county clerk in smaller counties; solemnization of marriages; no additional compensation.

1. In a county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.175

Deputy commissioners of civil marriages: Appointment; powers and duties; compensation; number on duty.

1. In a county whose population is 400,000 or more, the commissioner of civil marriages may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.177

Area for solemnizing marriages.

1. The county shall provide a suitable area separate from the marriage license bureau or other place where marriage licenses are issued for the solemnizing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.179

Clerical personnel, supplies and equipment to be provided by county.

1. The county shall provide suitable office space, office equipment, office supplies, and secretarial or other clerical personnel necessary ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.181

Fees for solemnizing marriages: Amounts; disposition.

1. The commissioner of civil marriages or his deputy commissioner of civil marriages is entitled to receive as his fee for solemnizing a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.183

Hours of operation for office. The board of county commissioners may, by ordinance, determine the hours of operation for the office of the commissioner of civil marriages. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.185

Signs required in office and rooms; contents. The office of the commissioner of civil marriages and each room therein shall prominently display on the wall, or other appropriate place, a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.187

Receipt of additional fees prohibited. No other fee may be charged or received by the commissioner of civil marriages for solemnizing a marriage or for any other pertinent service other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.189

Prohibited acts. It is unlawful for the commissioner of civil marriages, any deputy commissioner, or any employee in the office of the commissioner or in the office of the county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.191

Display and contents of signs indicating location of office. Signs may be displayed to inform any person of the location of the office of the commissioner of civil marriages. Such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.193

Penalty. Any person who violates any provision of NRS 122.173 to 122.193, inclusive, is guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.200

False statement to procure marriage license. Any person who shall make a false statement in procuring a marriage license with reference to any matter required by NRS 122.040 and 122.050 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.210

Unauthorized issuance of marriage license by county clerk. If any county clerk shall issue or sign any marriage license in any manner other than is authorized by this chapter, he ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.215

Solicitation on courthouse property to perform marriage. It is unlawful for any county employee, commercial wedding chapel employee or other person to solicit or otherwise influence, while on county courthouse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.220

Solemnizing marriage without exhibition of marriage license.

1. It is unlawful for any Supreme Court justice, judge of a district court, justice of the peace, municipal judge, minister of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.230

Failure of person solemnizing marriage to make and deliver certificate to county recorder. Every person solemnizing a marriage who fails or neglects to make and deliver to the county recorder ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.240

Failure of county recorder to record certificate of marriage. Every county recorder who fails or neglects to record a copy of a certificate of marriage as required by this chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.250

Willful making of false certificate of marriage. If any person shall willfully make any false certificate of any marriage or pretended marriage, he is guilty of a gross misdemeanor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.260

Solemnization of marriage by unauthorized person or where legal impediment known. If any person shall undertake to join others in marriage, knowing that he is not lawfully authorized so to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 122.270

Recovery of forfeitures by civil actions. In all cases when a violation of the provisions of this chapter is not declared a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor, the fines and forfeitures ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.010

Short title. This chapter may be cited as the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.020

Application and construction. This chapter shall be applied and construed to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law with respect to the subject of this chapter among states ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.030

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Premarital agreement” means an agreement between prospective spouses made in contemplation of marriage and to be effective ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.040

Formalities. A premarital agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. It is enforceable without consideration. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.050

Content.

1. Parties to a premarital agreement may contract with respect to:

(a) The rights and obligations of each of the parties in any of the property of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.060

Effect of marriage. A premarital agreement becomes effective upon marriage. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.070

Amendment and revocation. After marriage, a premarital agreement may be amended or revoked only by a written agreement signed by the parties. The amended agreement or the revocation is enforceable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.080

Enforcement: Generally.

1. A premarital agreement is not enforceable if the party against whom enforcement is sought proves that:

(a) That party did not execute the agreement voluntarily;

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.090

Enforcement: Void marriage. If a marriage is determined to be void, an agreement that would otherwise have been a premarital agreement is enforceable only to the extent necessary to avoid ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123A.100

Limitation of actions. Any statute of limitations applicable to an action asserting a claim for relief under a premarital agreement is tolled during the marriage of the parties to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.010

Property rights of husband and wife governed by chapter; exceptions; rights vested before March 10, 1873, not affected.

1. The property rights of husband and wife are governed by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.020

Curtesy and dower not allowed. No estate is allowed the husband as tenant by curtesy upon the death of his wife, nor is any estate in dower allotted to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.030

How husband and wife may hold property. A husband and wife may hold real or personal property as joint tenants, tenants in common, or as community property. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.050

Husband or wife not liable for debts of other incurred before marriage. Neither the separate property of a spouse nor his share of the community property is liable for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.060

No interests in property of other. Except as mentioned in NRS 123.070, neither husband nor wife has any interest in the property of the other. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.070

Husband and wife may make contracts. Either husband or wife may enter into any contract, engagement or transaction with the other, or with any other person respecting property, which either ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.080

Contract altering legal relations: Separation agreement; consideration; introduction in evidence in divorce action.

1. A husband and wife cannot by any contract with each other alter their legal relations ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.090

Necessaries provided wife when husband neglects to provide; recovery of value. If the husband neglects to make adequate provision for the support of his wife, any other person may in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.100

Abandoned spouse not liable for support of abandoning spouse. A husband or wife abandoned by his spouse is not liable for the support of the abandoning spouse until such spouse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.110

When wife must support husband. The wife must support the husband out of her separate property when he has no separate property and they have no community property and he, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.121

Segregation of damage awards when spouses sue jointly. When a husband and wife sue jointly, any damages awarded shall be segregated as follows:

1. If the action is for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.130

Separate property of wife; separate property of husband.

1. All property of the wife owned by her before marriage, and that acquired by her afterwards by gift, bequest, devise, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.140

Inventory of separate property: Execution; recording; supplemental inventory.

1. A full and complete inventory of the separate property of a married person, exclusive of money, may be made out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.150

Recording of inventory is notice and evidence of title.

1. If a married person is a resident of this state, the recording of the inventory of the person’s separate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.160

Effect of failure to record inventory.

1. When a married person is a resident of this state, the failure to file for record an inventory of such person’s separate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.170

Each spouse controls own separate property. Either spouse may, without the consent of the other spouse, convey, charge, encumber or otherwise in any manner dispose of his separate property. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.180

Property and earnings of minor children.

1. Any property acquired by a child by gift, bequest, devise or descent, with the rents, issues and profits thereof, is his own ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.190

Earnings of either spouse appropriated to own use pursuant to written authorization of other spouse deemed gift.

1. When the husband has given written authority to the wife to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.220

Community property defined. All property, other than that stated in NRS 123.130, acquired after marriage by either husband or wife, or both, is community property unless otherwise provided by:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.225

Interests of husband and wife in community property are present, existing and equal interests.

1. The respective interests of the husband and wife in community property during continuance of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.230

Control of community property. A spouse may, by written power of attorney, give to the other the complete power to sell, convey or encumber any property held as community property ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.240

Payments or refunds under benefit or savings plans to employees, beneficiaries or estates: Discharge of employer, trustee or insurance company from adverse claims; notice. Notwithstanding the provisions of NRS 123.220 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.250

Ownership of survivor upon death of spouse; disposal by will of decedent.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, upon the death of either husband or wife:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.259

Division of income and resources of husband and wife: Manner; conditions; restrictions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a court of competent jurisdiction may, upon a proper ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.270

Contracts or settlements to be written and acknowledged. All marriage contracts or settlements must be in writing, and executed and acknowledged or proved in like manner as a conveyance of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.280

Recording in counties where real property situated. When such marriage contract or settlement is acknowledged or proved, it must be recorded in the office of the recorder of every county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.290

Record of contract to impart notice. When such marriage contract or settlement is deposited in the recorder’s office for record, it shall, as to all property affected thereby in the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.300

Effect of not recording contract or settlement. No such marriage contract or settlement shall be valid as to any real property, or affect the same, except as between the parties ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 123.310

Minors may make marriage contracts or settlements. A minor capable of contracting marriage may make a valid marriage contract or settlement. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.005

Short title. This chapter may be cited as the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.010

Short title. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.015

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 125A.025 to 125A.175, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.020

Purposes of chapter. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.025

“Abandoned” defined. “Abandoned” means left without provision for reasonable and necessary care or supervision. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.030

Application of chapter to decrees of other nations. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.035

“Child” defined. “Child” means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.040

Definitions. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.045

“Child custody determination” defined.

1. “Child custody determination” means a judgment, decree or other order of a court which provides for the legal custody, physical custody or visitation with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.050

Jurisdiction. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.055

“Child custody proceeding” defined.

1. “Child custody proceeding” means a proceeding in which legal custody, physical custody or visitation with respect to a child is an issue.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.060

Exercise of jurisdiction: When custody proceedings pending in other states. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.065

“Commencement” defined. “Commencement” means the filing of the first pleading in a proceeding. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.070

Exercise of jurisdiction: When forum inappropriate. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.075

“Court” defined. “Court” means an entity authorized pursuant to the law of a state to establish, enforce or modify a child custody determination. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.080

Exercise of jurisdiction: When petitioner acts wrongfully. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.085

“Home state” defined. “Home state” means:

1. The state in which a child lived with a parent or a person acting as a parent for at least 6 consecutive ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.090

Exercise of jurisdiction: Notice and opportunity to be heard. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.095

“Initial determination” defined. “Initial determination” means the first child custody determination concerning a particular child. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.100

Notice to persons outside Nevada. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.105

“Issuing court” defined. “Issuing court” means the court that makes a child custody determination for which enforcement is sought pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.110

Priority of issues concerning jurisdiction. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.115

“Modification” defined. “Modification” means a child custody determination that changes, replaces, supersedes or is otherwise made after a previous determination concerning the same child, whether or not it is made ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.120

Information required with initial pleading; exceptions. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.125

“Person” defined. “Person” means any of the following:

1. A natural person.

2. Any form of business or commercial entity and any other nongovernmental legal entity, including, without ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.130

Joinder of additional parties. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.135

“Person acting as a parent” defined. “Person acting as a parent” means a person, other than a parent, who:

1. Has physical custody of the child or has had ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.140

Appearance of parties. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.145

“Physical custody” defined. “Physical custody” means the physical care and supervision of a child. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.150

Effect of decree upon parties. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.155

“State” defined. “State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.160

Certification of copies of decree. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.165

“Tribe” defined. “Tribe” means an Indian tribe or band or Alaskan native village which is recognized by federal law or formally acknowledged by a state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.170

Recognition of foreign decrees. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.175

“Warrant” defined. “Warrant” means an order issued by a court authorizing law enforcement officers to take physical custody of a child. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.180

Modification of foreign decrees. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.190

Filing and enforcement of foreign decrees. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.200

Registry of foreign decrees, communications and other documents; assignment of case number, docket and department to foreign decrees; proof of registration of foreign decree; fee for registration. Repealed. (See chapter ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.205

Proceedings governed by other law. The provisions of this chapter do not govern an adoption proceeding or a proceeding pertaining to the authorization of emergency medical care for a child. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.210

Examination of witnesses outside Nevada. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.215

Application to Indian tribes.

1. A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, 25 U.S.C. §§ 1901 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.220

Assistance by courts of other states. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.225

International application.

1. A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.230

Assistance to courts of other states. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.235

Effect of child custody determination. A child custody determination made by a court of this state that had jurisdiction pursuant to the provisions of this chapter binds all persons who ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.240

Preservation of documents for use in other states. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.245

Priority. If a question of existence or exercise of jurisdiction pursuant to the provisions of this chapter is raised in a child custody proceeding, the question, upon request of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.250

Request for court records and documents of another state. Repealed. (See chapter 199, Statutes of Nevada 2003, at page 1006.) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.255

Notice to persons outside state.

1. Notice required for the exercise of jurisdiction when a person is outside this state may be given in a manner prescribed by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.265

Appearance and limited immunity.

1. A party to a child custody proceeding, including a modification proceeding, or a petitioner or respondent in a proceeding to enforce or register a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.275

Communication between courts.

1. A court of this state may communicate with a court in another state concerning a proceeding arising pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.285

Taking testimony in another state.

1. In addition to other procedures available to a party, a party to a child custody proceeding may offer testimony of witnesses who are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.295

Cooperation between courts; preservation of records.

1. A court of this State may request the appropriate court of another state to:

(a) Hold an evidentiary hearing;

(b) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.305

Initial child custody jurisdiction.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125A.335, a court of this State has jurisdiction to make an initial child custody determination only if:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.315

Exclusive, continuing jurisdiction.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125A.335, a court of this state which has made a child custody determination consistent with NRS 125A.305 or 125A.325 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.325

Jurisdiction to modify determination. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125A.335, a court of this state may not modify a child custody determination made by a court of another state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.335

Temporary emergency jurisdiction.

1. A court of this state has temporary emergency jurisdiction if the child is present in this state and the child has been abandoned or it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.345

Notice; opportunity to be heard; joinder.

1. Before a child custody determination is made pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, notice and an opportunity to be heard in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.355

Simultaneous proceedings.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125A.335, a court of this state may not exercise its jurisdiction pursuant to NRS 125A.305 to 125A.395, inclusive, if, at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.365

Inconvenient forum.

1. A court of this state which has jurisdiction pursuant to the provisions of this chapter to make a child custody determination may decline to exercise its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.375

Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125A.335 or by other state law, if a court of this state has jurisdiction pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.385

Information to be submitted to court.

1. Except as otherwise provided by state law, in a child custody proceeding, each party, in its first pleading or in an attached ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.395

Appearance of parties and child.

1. In a child custody proceeding in this state, the court may order a party to the proceeding who is in this state to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.405

Definitions. As used in NRS 125A.405 to 125A.585, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 125A.415 and 125A.425 have the meanings ascribed to them ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.415

“Petitioner” defined. “Petitioner” means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.425

“Respondent” defined. “Respondent” means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for return of a child pursuant to the Hague Convention on the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.435

Enforcement under Hague Convention. Pursuant to NRS 125A.405 to 125A.585, inclusive, a court of this state may enforce an order for the return of a child made pursuant to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.445

Duty to enforce.

1. A court of this state shall recognize and enforce a child custody determination of a court of another state if the latter court exercised jurisdiction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.455

Temporary visitation.

1. A court of this state which does not have jurisdiction to modify a child custody determination may issue a temporary order enforcing:

(a) A visitation ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.465

Registration of child custody determination.

1. A child custody determination issued by a court of another state may be registered in this state, with or without a simultaneous request ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.475

Enforcement of registered determination.

1. A court of this state may grant any relief normally available pursuant to the law of this state to enforce a registered child custody ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.485

Simultaneous proceedings.

1. If a proceeding for enforcement pursuant to the provisions of NRS 125A.405 to 125A.585, inclusive, is commenced in a court of this state and the court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.495

Expedited enforcement of child custody determination.

1. A petition pursuant to NRS 125A.405 to 125A.585, inclusive, must be verified. Certified copies of all orders sought to be enforced and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.505

Service of petition and order. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125A.525, the petition and order must be served, by any method authorized by state law, upon respondent and any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.515

Hearing and order.

1. Unless the court issues a temporary emergency order pursuant to NRS 125A.335, upon a finding that a petitioner is entitled to immediate physical custody of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.525

Warrant to take physical custody of child.

1. Upon the filing of a petition seeking enforcement of a child custody determination, the petitioner may file a verified application for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.535

Costs, fees and expenses.

1. The court shall award the prevailing party, including a state, necessary and reasonable expenses incurred by or on behalf of the party, including costs, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.545

Recognition and enforcement. A court of this state shall accord full faith and credit to an order issued by another state and consistent with the provisions of this chapter which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.555

Appeals.

1. An appeal may be taken from a final order in a proceeding conducted pursuant to the provisions of NRS 125A.405 to 125A.585, inclusive, in the same manner ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.565

Role of district attorney and Attorney General.

1. In a case arising pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or involving the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.575

Role of law enforcement officers. At the request of a district attorney or the Attorney General acting pursuant to NRS 125A.565, a law enforcement officer may take any lawful action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.585

Costs and expenses. If the respondent is not the prevailing party, the court may assess against the respondent all direct expenses and costs incurred by a district attorney or the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125A.605

Application and construction. In applying and construing the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, consideration must be given to the need to promote uniformity of the law with respect ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.002

Definitions. As used in NRS 125B.002 to 125B.180, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 125B.004 and 125B.008 have the meanings ascribed to them ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.004

“Court” defined. “Court” means the district court or any judicial or administrative procedure established in this or any other state to facilitate the collection of an obligation for the support ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.008

“State” defined. “State” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 130.10179. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.010

Applicability of chapter. The provisions of this chapter apply to all parents of all children, whether or not legitimated. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.012

Applicability of chapter 130 of NRS. To the extent that any provision of this chapter is inconsistent with the provisions of chapter 130 of NRS regarding the effect, enforcement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.014

Jurisdiction.

1. Each district court has jurisdiction of an action brought under this chapter.

2. In addition to any other method authorized by law for obtaining jurisdiction over ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.020

Obligation of parents.

1. The parents of a child (in this chapter referred to as “the child”) have a duty to provide the child necessary maintenance, health care, education ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.030

Recovery by parent with physical custody from other parent. Where the parents of a child are separated, the physical custodian of the child may recover from the parent without physical ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.040

Recovery by person other than parent.

1. The obligation of support imposed on the parents of a child also creates a cause of action on behalf of the legal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.050

Period of limitations.

1. If there is no court order for support, any demand in writing to a parent not having physical custody for payment of support on behalf ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.055

Order for support issued or modified on or after October 1, 1998: Provision of information by court and parties to action; placement of social security numbers in records; regulations.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.065

Court required to determine whether any parties are receiving public assistance before issuing or modifying order for support; waiver of arrearages in payment of child support. Before a court issues ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.070

Amount of payment: Definitions; adjustment of presumptive maximum amount based on change in Consumer Price Index.

1. As used in this section and NRS 125B.080, unless the context otherwise ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.080

Amount of payment: Determination. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 425.450:

1. A court of this State shall apply the appropriate formula set forth in NRS 125B.070 to:

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.085

Order for support to include provision regarding health care coverage for child. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125B.012, every court order for the support of a child issued or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.090

Manner of payment for judgment or order issued by court in Nevada. A judgment or order of a court of this State for the support of a child ordinarily must ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.095

Penalty for delinquent payment of installment of obligation of support.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125B.012, if an installment of an obligation to pay support for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.100

Payment of arrearages for emancipated child. A parent who, at the time the child becomes emancipated, is delinquent in the payment of support for that child pursuant to an order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.110

Support of handicapped child beyond age of majority.

1. A parent shall support beyond the age of majority his child who is handicapped until the child is no longer ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.120

Discharge of parent’s obligation.

1. The obligation of a parent other than that under the laws providing for the support of poor relatives is discharged by complying with a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.130

Liability of parent’s estate.

1. The obligation of a parent is enforceable against his estate in such an amount as the court may determine, having regard to the age ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.135

Cause of action subsequent to issuance of order: Notice and service of process. If, after a court issues an order for the support of a child, a subsequent cause of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.140

Enforcement of order for support.

1. Except as otherwise provided in chapter 130 of NRS and NRS 125B.012:

(a) If an order issued by a court provides for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.142

Recordation of order for support after arrearage in payment; recorded order becomes lien on real and personal property owned by responsible parent; enforcement of lien; effect, priority and duration of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.144

Lien recorded in another state to enforce order for support entitled to full faith and credit; enforcement of lien.

1. A lien against the real or personal property of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.145

Review and modification of order for support: Request for review; jurisdiction; notification of right to request review.

1. An order for the support of a child must, upon the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.150

Assistance by district attorney to establish parentage and obligation of support and to enforce payment of support; confidentiality; regulations of Welfare Division.

1. The district attorney of the county ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.160

Reports concerning collection and disbursement of support and establishment of paternity.

1. Each district attorney, and a designated representative of the Welfare Division of the Department of Human Resources ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.170

Disclosure of information by enforcing authority; regulations.

1. The enforcing authority shall release information concerning a responsible parent’s obligation or failure to pay support for a child to an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.180

Concurrence of remedies. A criminal prosecution brought in accordance with the provisions of NRS 201.015 to 201.080, inclusive, is not a bar to, or barred by, civil proceedings to compel ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.200

Definitions. As used in NRS 125B.200 to 125B.300, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Court” includes a referee or master appointed by the court.

2. “Minor child” ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.210

Order for deposit of assets with trustee; duties of trustee; reimbursement of administrative costs.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125B.230, if, in any proceeding where the court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.220

Order for sale of assets and deposit of proceeds with trustee; procedure for deposit of particular types of property.

1. Upon deposit of any asset pursuant to NRS 125B.210 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.230

Considerations against deposit, sale or use of assets; presumptions against obligor-parent; procedure for opposition; attorney’s fees and costs.

1. If raised by the obligor-parent, the court, in deciding a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.240

Limitations upon issuance of order for deposit of assets. The court shall not issue an order pursuant to NRS 125B.210, unless it finds the existence of one or more of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.250

Assets subject to order for deposit; use of performance bond in lieu of other assets.

1. In determining which assets of the obligor-parent are to be subject to an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.260

Ex parte order restraining disposition of property during pendency of proceedings.

1. During the pendency of any proceeding pursuant to NRS 125B.210, upon the motion of any party, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.270

Limitation on liability of trustee. A trustee designated by the court to be responsible for receiving any money or property or for making any disbursements pursuant to NRS 125B.210, is ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.280

Return of assets to obligor-parent; procedure for return of particular types of property.

1. The trustee designated by the court to receive assets pursuant to NRS 125B.210 shall return ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.290

Statement of disbursements and receipts. If requested by an obligor-parent, the trustee designated by the court to receive assets shall prepare a statement setting forth disbursements and receipts made pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125B.300

Recovery of unreimbursed fees and costs of trustee.

1. If the trustee designated by the court to receive assets pursuant to NRS 125B.210, incurs fees or costs which are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.010

Order awarding visitation rights must define rights with particularity and specify habitual residence of child.

1. Any order awarding a party a right of visitation of a minor child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.020

Rights of noncustodial parent: Additional visits to compensate for wrongful deprivation of right to visit.

1. In a dispute concerning the rights of a noncustodial parent to visit his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.030

Imprisonment for contempt for failure to comply with judgment ordering additional visit.

1. A custodial parent who fails to comply with a judgment ordering an additional visit may, upon ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.040

Imprisonment for contempt: Violation of condition; failure to return when required.

1. If a custodial parent is imprisoned for contempt pursuant to NRS 125C.030 and violates any condition of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.050

Petition for right of visitation for certain relatives and other persons.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, if a parent of an unmarried minor child:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.200

Consent required from noncustodial parent to remove child from State; permission from court; change of custody. If custody has been established and the custodial parent intends to move his residence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.210

Child conceived as result of sexual assault: Rights of natural father convicted of sexual assault; rights when father is spouse of victim; rebuttable presumption upon divorce.

1. Except as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.220

Presumptions concerning custody and visitation when parent of child is convicted of first degree murder of other parent of child.

1. The conviction of the parent of a child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125C.230

Presumption concerning custody when court determines that parent or other person seeking custody of child is perpetrator of domestic violence.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125C.210 and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.005

Referees in certain judicial districts: Appointment; duties; compensation.

1. In any action for divorce, annulment or separate maintenance, or any proceeding in which the support for or custody and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.010

Causes for divorce. Divorce from the bonds of matrimony may be obtained for any of the following causes:

1. Insanity existing for 2 years prior to the commencement of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.020

Verified complaint; residence or domicile; jurisdiction of district court.

1. Divorce from the bonds of matrimony may be obtained for the causes provided in NRS 125.010, by verified complaint ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.030

Complaint may state cause in words of statute; either party may demand bill of particulars.

1. In actions for divorce the complaint of the plaintiff or the cross-claim or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.040

Orders for support and cost of suit during pendency of action.

1. In any suit for divorce the court may, in its discretion, upon application by either party and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.050

Preliminary orders concerning property or pecuniary interests. If, after the filing of the complaint, it is made to appear probable to the court that either party is about to do ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.070

Judge to determine questions of law and fact. The judge of the court shall determine all questions of law and fact arising in any divorce proceeding under the provisions of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.080

Trial of divorce action may be private. In any action for divorce the court shall, upon demand of either party, direct that the trial and issue or issues of fact ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.090

Proceedings, pleadings and practice. Except in a summary proceeding for divorce, the proceedings, pleadings and practice must conform to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure as nearly as conveniently possible, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.100

Reporting and transcription of evidence: Filing and costs.

1. When ordered by the court, the evidence in divorce actions shall be reported and transcribed and the transcript thereof filed ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.110

What pleadings and papers open to public inspection; written request of party for sealing.

1. In any action for divorce, the following papers and pleadings in the action shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.120

Court may grant divorce to either party. In any action for divorce when it appears to the court that grounds for divorce exist, the court in its discretion may grant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.123

Application for decree of divorce by default; affidavit. An application for a decree of divorce by default may be made by affidavit unless the court requires oral testimony of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.130

Decree of divorce final and absolute; social security numbers of parties to be provided to Welfare Division and placed in records; order changing name of wife.

1. A judgment ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.141

Offer to allow decree concerning property rights of parties: Acceptance and rejection; entry of judgment in accordance with offer; effect of party who rejects offer failing to obtain more favorable ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.150

Alimony and adjudication of property rights; award of attorney’s fee; subsequent modification by court. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125.155 and unless the action is contrary to a premarital ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.155

Pension or retirement benefit provided by Public Employees’ Retirement System or Judicial Retirement Plan: Determination of value of interest or entitlement; disposition; termination of obligation to pay. Unless the action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.180

Judgment for arrearages in payment of alimony and support.

1. When either party to an action for divorce, makes default in paying any sum of money as required by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.181

Summary proceeding for divorce: Conditions. A marriage may be dissolved by the summary procedure for divorce set forth in NRS 125.181 to 125.184, inclusive, when all of the following conditions ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.182

Summary proceeding for divorce: Commencement of action; contents of petition; affidavit of corroboration of residency.

1. A summary proceeding for divorce may be commenced by filing in any district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.183

Summary proceeding for divorce: Termination of proceeding by revocation of petition.

1. At any time before the entry of a final judgment, either party to the marriage may revoke ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.184

Summary proceeding for divorce: Entry of final judgment.

1. Entry of the final judgment upon a petition for a summary proceeding for divorce constitutes a final adjudication of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.185

Valid divorce in Nevada not subject to contest or attack by third persons not parties to divorce. No divorce from the bonds of matrimony heretofore or hereafter granted by a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.190

Action by spouse for permanent support and maintenance. When a person has any cause of action for divorce or when he has been deserted and the desertion has continued for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.200

Power of court to require spouse to pay expenses of litigation and support.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, during the pendency of an action brought pursuant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.210

Powers of court respecting property and support of spouse and children.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, in any action brought pursuant to NRS 125.190, the court ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.220

Complaining spouse may record notice of lis pendens; either spouse may be enjoined from disposing of property.

1. At any time after the filing of the complaint, the complaining ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.230

Orders concerning custody, control and support of minor children; social security numbers of parties to be provided to Welfare Division and placed in records.

1. The court in such ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.240

Enforcement of judgment and orders: Remedies. The final judgment and any order made before or after judgment may be enforced by the court by such order as it deems necessary. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.250

Procedure and practice as in actions for divorce. In all cases commenced under NRS 125.190 to 125.280, inclusive, the proceedings and practice must be the same, as nearly as may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.260

Reporting and transcription of evidence: Filing and costs.

1. When ordered by the court, the evidence in separate maintenance actions shall be reported and transcribed and the transcript thereof ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.270

Installment judgments for support subject to modification as to installments not accrued.

1. In separate maintenance actions, installment judgments for support shall not be subject to modification as to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.280

Judgment for arrearages in payment of support.

1. In an action for separation, where payment of any sum of money required by judgment or order is in default, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.290

Void marriages. All marriages which are prohibited by law because of:

1. Consanguinity between the parties; or

2. Either of the parties having a former husband or wife ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.300

Voidable marriages: Causes for annulment. A marriage may be annulled for any of the causes provided in NRS 125.320 to 125.350, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.320

Cause for annulment: Lack of consent of parent or guardian.

1. When the consent of the father, mother, guardian or district court, as required by NRS 122.020 or 122.025, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.330

Cause for annulment: Want of understanding.

1. When either of the parties to a marriage for want of understanding shall be incapable of assenting thereto, the marriage shall be ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.340

Cause for annulment: Fraud.

1. If the consent of either party was obtained by fraud and fraud has been proved, the marriage shall be void from the time its ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.350

Cause for annulment: Grounds for declaring contract void in equity. A marriage may be annulled for any cause which is a ground for annulling or declaring void a contract in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.360

Annulment of marriage contracted within State: No requirement of residence. Annulment of marriages contracted, performed or entered into within the State of Nevada may be obtained by complaint, under oath, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.370

Annulment of marriage not contracted within State: Jurisdiction of district court.

1. Annulment of marriages contracted, performed or entered into without the State of Nevada may, for any cause ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.380

Cause for annulment may be pleaded in divorce complaint. A cause of action for annulment may be pleaded in the same complaint with a cause of action for divorce. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.390

Action in rem; status of parties determined. Any action brought in this State for annulment of marriage shall be an action in rem, and in addition to annulling or declaring ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.400

Service of process. In any suits brought under this chapter for annulment of marriage, process shall be served in the same manner as in actions at law, and the courts ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.410

Issue of marriages are legitimate.

1. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed so as to make the issue of any marriage illegitimate if the person or persons shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.420

Presumption: Law of another state same as law of Nevada. In any suit in this State for an annulment of marriage in anywise affected by the law of another state, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.430

Reporting and transcription of evidence: Filing and costs.

1. When ordered by the court, the evidence in annulment of marriage actions shall be reported and transcribed and the transcript ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.440

Judgment for arrearages in payment of support.

1. When either party to an action for annulment or declaration of nullity of a void marriage, makes default in paying any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.450

Order for medical and other care, support, education and maintenance required.

1. No court may grant a divorce, separate maintenance or annulment pursuant to this chapter, if there are ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.460

State policy. The Legislature declares that it is the policy of this State:

1. To ensure that minor children have frequent associations and a continuing relationship with both parents ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.465

Married parents have joint custody until otherwise ordered by court. If a court has not made a determination regarding the custody of a child and the parents of the child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.470

Order for production of child before court; determinations concerning physical custody of child.

1. If, during any proceeding brought under this chapter, either before or after the entry of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.480

Best interest of child; preferences; considerations of court; presumption when court determines that parent or person residing with child is perpetrator of domestic violence.

1. In determining custody of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.490

Joint custody.

1. There is a presumption, affecting the burden of proof, that joint custody would be in the best interest of a minor child if the parents have ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.500

Award of custody to person other than parent.

1. Before the court makes an order awarding custody to any person other than a parent, without the consent of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.510

Court orders; modification or termination of orders; form for orders; court may order parent to post bond if parent resides in or has significant commitments in foreign country.

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.520

Plan for carrying out court’s order; access to child’s records.

1. The court may, when appropriate, require the parents to submit to the court a plan for carrying out ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.555

Required notice concerning admission to bail.

1. A restraining order or injunction that is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 125.560

Penalty for violation. A person who violates a restraining order or injunction:

1. That is in the nature of a temporary or extended order for protection against domestic violence; ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.011

Applicability of chapter. This chapter applies to all persons, no matter when born. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.021

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Custodial parent” means the parent of a child born out of wedlock who has been awarded physical ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.031

Relationship of parent and child not dependent on marriage; primary physical custody of child born out of wedlock.

1. The parent and child relationship extends equally to every child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.041

Establishment of relationship. The parent and child relationship between a child and:

1. The natural mother may be established by proof of her having given birth to the child, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.045

Contract requirements; treatment of intended parents as natural parents; unlawful acts.

1. Two persons whose marriage is valid under chapter 122 of NRS may enter into a contract with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.051

Presumptions of paternity.

1. A man is presumed to be the natural father of a child if:

(a) He and the child’s natural mother are or have been ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.053

Voluntary acknowledgment of paternity.

1. After the expiration of the period described in subsection 2, an affidavit for the voluntary acknowledgment of paternity developed by the State Board of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.061

Artificial insemination.

1. If, under the supervision of a licensed physician and with the consent of her husband, a wife is inseminated artificially with semen donated by a man ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.071

Who may bring action; when action may be brought.

1. A child, his natural mother, a man presumed or alleged to be his father or an interested third party ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.081

Period of limitations.

1. An action brought under this chapter to declare the existence or nonexistence of the father and child relationship is not barred until 3 years after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.091

Jurisdiction; venue.

1. Each district court has jurisdiction of an action brought under this chapter. The action may be joined with an action for divorce, annulment, separate maintenance or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.101

Parties.

1. The child must be made a party to the action. If he is a minor, he must be represented by his general guardian or a guardian ad ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.105

Service of process. Whenever service of process is required in an action brought under this chapter to determine the existence or nonexistence of the paternal relationship, it may be made ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.111

Pretrial hearing; testimony.

1. The court shall endeavor to resolve the issues raised in an action pursuant to this chapter by an informal hearing.

2. As soon as ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.121

Tests for typing of blood or genetic identification; admissibility in court; effect of refusal to submit to test.

1. The court may, and shall upon the motion of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.131

Evidence relating to paternity; evidence of costs of certain medical services.

1. Evidence relating to paternity may include:

(a) Evidence of sexual intercourse between the mother and alleged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.141

Pretrial recommendations.

1. On the basis of the information produced at the pretrial hearing, the judge, master or referee conducting the hearing shall evaluate the probability of determining the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.143

Order for temporary support of child. After an action is set for trial pursuant to NRS 126.141, the judge, master or referee shall, upon the motion of a party, issue ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.151

Trial: Applicability of Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure; admissibility of evidence of other sexual contact; without jury.

1. An action under this chapter is a civil action governed by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.161

Contents and effect of judgment or order.

1. A judgment or order of a court, or a judgment or order entered pursuant to an expedited process, determining the existence ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.163

Order issued on or after October 1, 1998: Contents; provision of information by court and parties to action; regulations.

1. Every court order establishing the paternity of a child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.171

Costs. The court may order reasonable fees of counsel, experts and the child’s guardian ad litem, and other costs of the action and pretrial proceedings, including blood tests or tests ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.181

Enforcement of judgment or order.

1. If the parent and child relationship has been established, the obligation of a parent may be enforced in the same or independent proceedings ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.191

Modification of judgment or order. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125B.140 and chapter 130 of NRS, the court has continuing jurisdiction to modify the judgment or order as to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.193

Cause of action subsequent to issuance of order: Notice and service of process. If, after a court issues an order establishing the paternity of a child, a subsequent cause of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.201

Right to counsel; appointment of counsel by court; free transcript on appeal.

1. At the pretrial hearing and in further proceedings, any party may be represented by counsel. If ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.211

Hearings and records: Confidentiality. Any hearing or trial held under this chapter must be held in closed court without admittance of any person other than those necessary to the action ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.221

Substitution of certificate of birth. Upon order of a court of this state or upon request of a court of another state, the State Registrar of Vital Statistics shall prepare ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.223

Entry of default upon failure to plead or defend in action. If a man who is alleged to be the father of a child in an action brought pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.231

Who may bring action; provisions of chapter applicable to action. Any interested party may bring an action to determine the existence of a mother and child relationship. Insofar as practicable, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.291

Proceedings not exclusive; fees.

1. Proceedings to compel support by a nonsupporting parent may be brought in accordance with this chapter. They are not exclusive of other proceedings. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.295

Form of complaint; verification. The complaint must be in writing and verified by oath or affirmation of the complainant. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.301

Absence of defendant. If the defendant fails to appear, the court may proceed as if he were present and hear the complaint. The court shall require the plaintiff to establish ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.311

Effect of death, absence or insanity of plaintiff. If after the complaint has been filed, the plaintiff dies, becomes insane or cannot be found within the jurisdiction, the proceeding does ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.321

Effect of death of defendant. In case of the death of the defendant, the action to compel support may be prosecuted against the personal representatives of the deceased with like ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.331

Payment to trustee.

1. The court may require the payments to be made to the custodial parent, a public agency or a person designated by the court as trustee.

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 126.371

Promise to furnish support for child: Enforcement; confidentiality.

1. Any promise in writing to furnish support for a child, growing out of a supposed or alleged parent and child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.003

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Agency which provides child welfare services” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 432B.030.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.005

Applicability. The provisions of NRS 127.010 to 127.186, inclusive, govern the adoption of minor children, and the provisions of NRS 127.190, 127.200 and 127.210 and the provisions of NRS 127.010 ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.007

State Register for Adoptions: Establishment; contents; release of information.

1. The Division shall maintain the State Register for Adoptions, which is hereby established, in its central office to provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.008

State Register of Children with Special Needs.

1. The Division shall establish a Register of Children with Special Needs. The Register must include descriptive information on every child with ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.009

Booklet on adoption: Preparation; contents; annual revision; distribution; acceptance of gifts and grants to assist production and distribution.

1. The Division shall prepare a booklet on adoption in this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.010

Jurisdiction of district courts. Except if the child involved is subject to the jurisdiction of an Indian tribe pursuant to the Indian Child Welfare Act, the district courts of this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.013

Transfer of proceedings to Indian tribe.

1. If proceedings pursuant to this chapter involve the relinquishment of an Indian child who is a ward of a tribal court, resides ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.017

Extent to which court must give full faith and credit to judicial proceedings of Indian tribe. Each court in this state which exercises jurisdiction pursuant to this chapter in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.020

Adoption of minor children; ages and consent. A minor child may be adopted by an adult person in the cases and subject to the rules prescribed in this chapter. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.030

Who may petition. Any adult person or any two persons married to each other may petition the district court of any county in this state for leave to adopt a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.040

Written consent to adoption or for relinquishment to authorized agency: Acknowledgment; when consent required.

1. Except as provided in NRS 127.090, written consent to the specific adoption proposed by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.043

Consent to adoption required before placement in adoptive home; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, a child must not be placed in an adoptive home until ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.045

Release for or consent to adoption and investigation required before appointment of guardian for child to be adopted; exception.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, until a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.050

Agencies which may accept relinquishments and consent to adoption; reimbursement for certain costs.

1. The following agencies may accept relinquishments for the adoption of children from parents and guardians ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.051

Agency responsible for care of child and entitled to custody; termination of placement. The agency to which a child has been ordered or relinquished for adoption shall be responsible for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.052

Agency to determine whether child is Indian child; notification of child’s tribe.

1. Each agency which, pursuant to NRS 127.050, accepts a relinquishment for the adoption of a child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.053

Consent to adoption: Requisites. No consent to a specific adoption executed in this State, or executed outside this State for use in this State, is valid unless it:

1. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.055

Consent to adoption: Attesting witnesses may make self-proving affidavits to be attached to consent.

1. Any or all of the attesting witnesses to any consent to adoption may, at ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.057

Consent to adoption: Copy to be furnished to agency which provides child welfare services within 48 hours; recommendations; confidentiality of information; unlawful acts.

1. Any person to whom a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.060

Residence of petitioners: Adoption of two or more children.

1. The petition for adoption shall not be granted unless the petitioners have resided in the State of Nevada for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.070

Validity of releases for and consents to adoption.

1. All releases for and consents to adoption executed in this state by the mother before the birth of a child ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.080

Consent to specific adoption or relinquishment for adoption cannot be revoked or nullified; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 127.070, 127.2815 and 127.282, a written consent to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.090

When consent unnecessary. Consent of a parent to an adoption shall not be necessary where parental rights have been terminated by an order of a court of competent jurisdiction. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.100

Entitlement of petitions, reports and orders. All petitions, reports and orders in adoption proceedings shall be entitled only in the names of the adopting parties. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.110

When petition may be filed; contents of petition; limitation on entry of adoption order.

1. A petition for adoption of a child who currently resides in the home of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.120

Petition to be filed in duplicate; investigation, report and recommendation; court may order independent investigation; costs.

1. A petition for adoption of a child must be filed in duplicate ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.123

Notice of filing of petition to be provided legal custodian or guardian of child. Notice of the filing of a petition for the adoption of a child must be provided ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.127

Affidavit setting forth fees, donations and expenses required to be filed; waiver. The petitioners shall file with the court, within 15 days after the petition is filed or 5 months ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.130

Confidentiality of reports; petitioner may rebut adverse report. The report of either the agency which provides child welfare services or the licensed child-placing agency designated by the court must not ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.140

Confidentiality of hearings, files and records.

1. All hearings held in proceedings under this chapter are confidential and must be held in closed court, without admittance of any person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.150

Order of adoption or return of child; presumption of child’s best interest after adoption is granted.

1. If the court finds that the best interests of the child warrant ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.152

Adopting parents to be provided with report which includes medical records and other information concerning child; regulations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, the agency which provides ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.155

Validation of certain orders and decrees. Any order or decree of adoption entered after July 1, 1963, and before July 1, 1965, by a court of competent jurisdiction where there ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.157

Report of adoption, amendment or annulment of adoption to State Registrar.

1. After an order or decree of adoption has been entered, the court shall direct the petitioner or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.160

Rights and duties of adopted child and adoptive parents. Upon the entry of an order of adoption, the child shall become the legal child of the persons adopting him, and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.165

When action to set aside adoption may be brought; presumption of child’s best interest after adoption is granted.

1. The natural parent of a child may not bring an ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.171

Right to visitation of child by relatives; limitations.

1. In a proceeding for the adoption of a child, the court may grant a reasonable right to visit to certain ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.180

Appeals from orders, judgments or decrees. Any person against whom any order, judgment or decree is made or who is affected thereby may appeal to the Supreme Court from any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.186

Adoption of child with special needs; financial assistance to adoptive parents under certain circumstances; waiver of court costs of adoptive parents; regulations.

1. The agency which provides child welfare ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.190

Adoption of adults: Ages; agreement of adoption.

1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any adult person may adopt any other adult person younger than himself, except the spouse ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.200

Adoption of adults: Consent required.

1. A married person not lawfully separated from his spouse may not adopt an adult person without the consent of the spouse of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.210

Petition for approval of agreement of adoption; notice, investigation and hearing; decree of adoption.

1. The adopting person and the person to be adopted may file in the district ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.220

Definitions. As used in NRS 127.220 to 127.310, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Agency which provides child welfare services” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.230

Standards for and regulation of child-placing agencies; regulation of agencies which provide child welfare services; regulation of adoption or placement of children.

1. The Division shall:

(a) Establish ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.240

License: Requirement; exceptions.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, no person may place, arrange the placement of, or assist in placing or in arranging the placement of, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.250

License: Application; issuance; renewal.

1. The application for a license to operate a child-placing agency must be in a form prescribed by the Division. The license must state to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.270

License: Refusal to issue or renew; notice and hearing; appeals.

1. After notice and hearing, the Division may:

(a) Refuse to issue a license if the Division finds ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.275

Fees for services provided by agency which provides child welfare services.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section:

(a) In a county whose population is less than ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.280

Requirements for placement of child in home of prospective parents for trial period; verification of intent of natural parents.

1. A child may not be placed in the home ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.2805

Investigation of prospective adoptive parents.

1. The agency which provides child welfare services or a child-placing agency shall, within 60 days after receipt of confirmation of the natural parents’ ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.281

Search for criminal record of prospective adoptive parent.

1. A prospective adoptive parent who is subject to an investigation by the agency which provides child welfare services or a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.2815

Placement of child during investigation; notice and placement of child upon completion of investigation.

1. Pending completion of the required investigation, the child must be:

(a) Retained by ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.2817

Criteria for determination of suitability of prospective adoptive home; opportunity for prospective adoptive parents to review and respond to unfavorable investigation.

1. The Division, in consultation with each agency ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.282

Petition for order to restrain and enjoin violation or threatened violation of chapter; investigation of unreported adoption or permanent free care of unrelated child.

1. Whenever the agency which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.2825

Child-placing agency required to give preference to placement of child with his siblings. A child-placing agency shall, to the extent practicable, give preference to the placement of a child for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.283

Publication or broadcast of information concerning child.

1. An agency which provides child welfare services or any child-placing agency may publish in any newspaper published in this state or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.285

Limitation on participation of attorneys in adoption proceedings; reporting of violation to bar association; criminal penalty.

1. Any attorney licensed to practice in this state or in any other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.287

Payment to or acceptance by natural parent of compensation in return for placement for or consent to adoption of child.

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, it ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.288

Penalty for unlawful payment to or acceptance by natural parent of compensation. A person who violates the provisions of:

1. Subsection 1 of NRS 127.287 is guilty of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.290

Acceptance of fees or compensation for placing or arranging placement of child.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 127.275 and 127.285, no person who does not have in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.300

Penalty for receipt of compensation by unlicensed person for placing or arranging placement of child.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 127.275, 127.285 and 200.465, a person who, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.310

Unlawful placement or advertising; penalty.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 127.240, 127.283 and 127.285, any person or organization other than an agency which provides child welfare services ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.320

Enactment. The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children, set forth in NRS 127.330, is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions substantially joining therein. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.330

Text of compact. The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children is as follows:

It is the purpose and policy of the party states to cooperate with each other ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.340

Administrator of compact: Service at pleasure of Governor; cooperation with all departments, agencies and officers. The administrator of the compact shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The administrator ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.350

Supplementary agreements. The administrator of the compact shall enter into supplementary agreements with appropriate officials of other states pursuant to the compact. If a supplementary agreement requires or contemplates the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.400

Enactment. The Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance, set forth in NRS 127.410, is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions substantially joining therein. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.410

Text of compact. The Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance is as follows:

The states which are parties to this compact find that:

(a) In order to obtain ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 127.420

Administrator of compact: Service at pleasure of Governor; cooperation with all departments, agencies and officers. The administrator of the compact shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The administrator ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.005

Legislative declaration and findings.

1. The Legislature declares that the preservation and strengthening of family life is a part of the public policy of this State.

2. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.010

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 128.011 to 128.018, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.011

“Abandoned mother” defined. A mother is “abandoned” if the father or putative father has not provided for her support during her pregnancy or has not communicated with her for a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.012

“Abandonment of a child” defined.

1. “Abandonment of a child” means any conduct of one or both parents of a child which evinces a settled purpose on the part ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.0122

“Agency which provides child welfare services” defined. “Agency which provides child welfare services” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 432B.030. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.0124

“Child” defined. “Child” means a person under the age of 18 years. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.0126

“Failure of parental adjustment” defined. “Failure of parental adjustment” occurs when a parent or parents are unable or unwilling within a reasonable time to correct substantially the circumstances, conduct or ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.0128

“Indian child” defined. “Indian child” has the meaning ascribed to it in 25 U.S.C. § 1903. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.0129

“Indian Child Welfare Act” defined. “Indian Child Welfare Act” means the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C. §§ 1901 et seq.). ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.013

“Injury” defined.

1. “Injury” to a child’s health or welfare occurs when the parent, guardian or custodian:

(a) Inflicts or allows to be inflicted upon the child, physical, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.0137

“Mental injury” defined. “Mental injury” means an injury to the intellectual or psychological capacity of a child as evidenced by an observable and substantial impairment in his ability to function ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.014

“Neglected child” defined. “Neglected child” includes a child:

1. Who lacks the proper parental care by reason of the fault or habits of his parent, guardian or custodian;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.015

“Parent and child relationship” and “parent” defined.

1. “Parent and child relationship” includes all rights, privileges and obligations existing between parent and child, including rights of inheritance.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.0155

“Plan” defined. “Plan” means:

1. A written agreement between the parents of a child who is subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court or family court pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.016

“Putative father” defined. “Putative father” means a person who is or is alleged or reputed to be the father of an illegitimate child. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.018

“Unfit parent” defined. “Unfit parent” is any parent of a child who, by reason of his fault or habit or conduct toward the child or other persons, fails to provide ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.020

Jurisdiction of district courts. Except if the child involved is subject to the jurisdiction of an Indian tribe pursuant to the Indian Child Welfare Act, the district courts have jurisdiction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.023

Proceedings to terminate parental rights of parent of Indian child: Powers and duties of court; appointment of attorney.

1. If proceedings pursuant to this chapter involve the termination of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.027

Extent to which court must give full faith and credit to judicial proceedings of Indian tribe. Each court in this state which exercises jurisdiction pursuant to this chapter in a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.030

Place for filing petition. A petition alleging that there is or resides within the county a child who should be declared free from the custody and control of his parent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.040

Who may file petition; investigation. The agency which provides child welfare services, the probation officer, or any other person, including the mother of an unborn child, may file with the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.050

Entitlement of proceedings; contents of verified petition.

1. The proceedings must be entitled, “In the matter of the parental rights as to ................, a minor.”

2. A petition ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.055

Proceedings to be completed within 6 months after filing of petition. Except as otherwise required by specific statute, the court shall use its best efforts to ensure that proceedings conducted ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.060

Notice of hearing: Contents; personal service to certain persons; petitioner to mail notice to Department of Human Resources if he or child is receiving public assistance.

1. After a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.070

Service of notice of hearing by publication.

1. When the father or mother of a minor child or the child’s legal custodian or guardian resides out of the State, ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.080

Form of notice. The notice must be in substantially the following form:

In the .................... Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada,

in and for the County ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.085

Petition by mother of unborn child: Notice to father or putative father; time of hearing. When the mother of an unborn child files a petition for termination of the father’s ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.090

Hearing: Time; procedure; evidence; postponement; closed court.

1. At the time stated in the notice, or at the earliest time thereafter to which the hearing may be postponed, the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.093

Testimony of qualified expert witness required in proceedings to terminate parental rights of parent of Indian child.

1. Any proceedings to terminate the parental rights of the parent of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.095

When putative father presumed to have intended to abandon child. If the putative father of a child fails to acknowledge the child or petition to have his parental rights established ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.097

Presumption of abandonment of child by parent. If a parent of a child:

1. Engages in conduct that violates any provision of NRS 200.465; or

2. Voluntarily delivers ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.100

Appointment of attorney to represent child; authority and rights of attorney representing child; appointment of attorney to represent parent.

1. In any proceeding for terminating parental rights, or any ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.105

Grounds for terminating parental rights: Considerations; required findings. The primary consideration in any proceeding to terminate parental rights must be whether the best interests of the child will be served ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.106

Specific considerations in determining neglect by or unfitness of parent. In determining neglect by or unfitness of a parent, the court shall consider, without limitation, the following conditions which may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.107

Specific considerations where child is not in physical custody of parent. If a child is not in the physical custody of the parent or parents, the court, in determining whether ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.108

Specific considerations where child has been placed in foster home. If a child is in the custody of a public or private agency and has been placed and resides in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.109

Determination of conduct of parent; presumptions.

1. If a child has been placed outside of his home pursuant to chapter 432B of NRS, the following provisions must be applied ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.110

Order terminating parental rights; preference for placement of child with certain relatives and his siblings; period for completion of search for relative.

1. Whenever the procedure described in this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.120

Effect of order. Any order made and entered by the court under the provisions of NRS 128.110 is conclusive and binding upon the person declared to be free from the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.130

Notice to produce; warrant of arrest; contempts. At any time after the filing of the petition, notice may issue requiring any person having the custody or control of such minor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.140

Expenses to be county charges. All expenses incurred in complying with the provisions of this chapter shall be a county charge if so ordered by the court. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.150

Termination of parental rights of father when child becomes subject of adoption.

1. If a mother relinquishes or proposes to relinquish for adoption a child who has:

(a) ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 128.160

Best interest of child in determining consideration in action to set aside termination of parental rights after adoption has been granted; presumption.

1. In any action commenced by the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.010

Age of majority. All persons of the age of 18 years who are under no legal disability, and all persons who have been declared emancipated pursuant to NRS 129.080 to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.020

Disability of minority removed in connection with any transaction entered into pursuant to Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944.

1. The disability of minority of any person otherwise eligible for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.030

Consent for examination and treatment.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 450B.525, a minor may give consent for the services provided in subsection 2 for himself or for ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.040

When person standing in loco parentis may give consent for minor’s emergency hospitalization or medical attention. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in cases of emergency in which a minor ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.050

Abuse of controlled substance: Treatment authorized without consent of parent or guardian under certain circumstances.

1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 450B.525, any minor who is under the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.060

Sexually transmitted disease: Examination or treatment authorized without consent of parent or guardian. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the consent of the parent, parents or legal guardian of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.080

Minor may petition juvenile court for decree of emancipation; reference to master. Any minor who is at least 16 years of age, who is married or living apart from his ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.090

Petition: Contents; fees.

1. A petition filed pursuant to NRS 129.080 must be in writing, verified by the petitioner and set forth:

(a) The name, age and address ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.100

Notice of filing of petition: Form.

1. After a petition has been filed, unless the person to be served voluntarily appears and consents to the hearing, the court shall ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.110

Persons to be served with notice; manner of service; hearing on petition.

1. A copy of the notice issued pursuant to NRS 129.100, together with a copy of the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.120

Hearing: Duties and powers of court; considerations in grant or denial of petition.

1. At the time stated in the notice, or at the earliest time thereafter to which ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.130

Decree of emancipation: Effect; petition to void decree.

1. If the court determines that the petition should be granted, it shall enter a decree of emancipation.

2. A ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 129.140

Method not exclusive. The method of emancipation of a minor provided for in NRS 129.080 to 129.130, inclusive, is in addition to and not in substitution of, any other method ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.015

Requests between states for assistance to enforce support order; maintenance of records.

1. If a support-enforcement agency of this state receives a request from a support-enforcement agency of another ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.025

Jurisdiction by arrest.

1. If a tribunal of this state believes that an obligor may flee, it may:

(a) As an initiating tribunal, request that the responding tribunal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.035

Declaration of foreign nation as state for purposes of chapter.

1. When the Attorney General is satisfied that reciprocal provisions will be made by any foreign jurisdiction for the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.045

Responding tribunals of state: Prohibition against staying proceedings or refusing hearings under certain circumstances; duties and powers. Except as otherwise required by the provisions of this chapter, a responding tribunal ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.0902

Short title. NRS 130.0902 to 130.802, inclusive, may be cited as the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.0904

Uniformity of application and construction. The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act must be applied and construed to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law with respect to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.101

Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NRS 130.10103 to 130.10191, inclusive, have the meanings ascribed to them in those ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10103

“Child” defined. “Child” means a natural person, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by his parent ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10107

“Child-support order” defined. “Child-support order” means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10111

“Duty of support” defined. “Duty of support” means an obligation imposed or imposable by law to provide support for a child, spouse or former spouse, including an unsatisfied obligation to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10115

“Employer” defined. “Employer” includes, but is not limited to, any person or other entity required to withhold income pursuant to NRS 31A.010 to 31A.190, inclusive. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10119

“Home state” defined. “Home state” means the state in which a child lived with a parent or a person acting as a parent for at least 6 consecutive months immediately ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10123

“Income” defined. “Income” includes earnings or other periodic entitlements to money from any source and any other property subject to withholding for support under the law of this state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10127

“Income-withholding order” defined. “Income-withholding order” means an order or other legal process directed to an employer of an obligor to withhold support from the income of the obligor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10131

“Initiating state” defined. “Initiating state” means a state from which a proceeding is forwarded or in which a proceeding is filed for forwarding to a responding state under the Uniform ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10135

“Initiating tribunal” defined. “Initiating tribunal” means an authorized tribunal in an initiating state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10139

“Issuing state” defined. “Issuing state” means a state in which a tribunal issues a support order or renders a judgment determining parentage. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10143

“Issuing tribunal” defined. “Issuing tribunal” means a tribunal that issues a support order or renders a judgment determining parentage. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10147

“Law” defined. “Law” includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10151

“Obligee” defined. “Obligee” means:

1. A natural person to whom a duty of support is or is alleged to be owed or in whose favor a support order has ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10155

“Obligor” defined. “Obligor” means a natural person, or the estate of a decedent, who:

1. Owes or is alleged to owe a duty of support;

2. Is alleged ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10159

“Register” defined. “Register” means to file a support order or judgment determining parentage with the clerk of a district court of this state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10163

“Registering tribunal” defined. “Registering tribunal” means a tribunal in which a support order is registered. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10167

“Responding state” defined. “Responding state” means a state in which a proceeding is filed or to which a proceeding is forwarded for filing from an initiating state under the Uniform ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10171

“Responding tribunal” defined. “Responding tribunal” means an authorized tribunal in a responding state. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10175

“Spousal-support order” defined. “Spousal-support order” means a support order for a spouse or former spouse of an obligor. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10179

“State” defined. “State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10183

“Support-enforcement agency” defined. “Support-enforcement agency” means a public official or agency authorized to:

1. Seek the enforcement of support orders or laws relating to the duty of support;

...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10187

“Support order” defined. “Support order” means a judgment, decree or order, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, for the benefit of a child, spouse or former spouse, which provides ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.10191

“Tribunal” defined. “Tribunal” means a court, administrative agency or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce or modify support orders or to determine parentage. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.102

Tribunal of state. The district court and, within the limitations of authority granted pursuant to NRS 3.405, 125.005 or 425.381 to 425.3852, inclusive, a master or referee appointed pursuant to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.103

Remedies cumulative. Remedies provided by this chapter are cumulative and do not affect the availability of remedies under other law. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.201

Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident. In a proceeding to establish, enforce or modify a support order or to determine parentage, a tribunal of this state may exercise personal jurisdiction over ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.202

Procedure when exercising jurisdiction over nonresident. A tribunal of this state exercising personal jurisdiction over a nonresident under NRS 130.201 may apply NRS 130.316 to receive evidence from another state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.203

Initiating and responding tribunal of state. Under this chapter, a tribunal of this state may serve as an initiating tribunal to forward proceedings to another state and as a responding ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.204

Simultaneous proceedings in another state.

1. A tribunal of this state may exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the petition or comparable pleading is filed after ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.205

Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction.

1. A tribunal of this state issuing a support order consistent with the law of this state has continuing and exclusive jurisdiction over a child-support order:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.206

Enforcement and modification of support order by tribunal having continuing jurisdiction.

1. A tribunal of this state may serve as an initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.207

Recognition of controlling child-support order.

1. If a proceeding is brought under this chapter and only one tribunal has issued a child-support order, the order of that tribunal controls ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.208

Multiple child-support orders for two or more obligees. In responding to multiple registrations or petitions for the enforcement of two or more child-support orders in effect at the same time ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.209

Credit for payments. Amounts collected and credited for a particular period pursuant to a support order issued by a tribunal of another state must be credited against the amounts accruing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.301

Proceedings under act.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, NRS 130.301 to 130.319, inclusive, apply to all proceedings under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.

2. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.302

Action by minor parent. A minor parent, or a guardian or other legal representative of a minor parent, may maintain a proceeding on behalf of or for the benefit of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.303

Application of law of state. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a responding tribunal of this state:

1. Shall apply the procedural and substantive law, including the rules ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.304

Duties of initiating tribunal.

1. Upon the filing of a petition authorized by this chapter, an initiating tribunal of this state shall forward three copies of the petition and ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.305

Duties and powers of responding tribunal.

1. When a responding tribunal of this state receives a petition or comparable pleading from an initiating tribunal or directly pursuant to subsection ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.306

Inappropriate tribunal. If a petition or comparable pleading is received by an inappropriate tribunal of this state, it shall forward the pleading and accompanying documents to an appropriate tribunal in ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.307

Duties of support-enforcement agency.

1. A support-enforcement agency of this state, upon request, shall provide services to a petitioner in a proceeding under this chapter.

2. A support-enforcement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.308

Duty of Attorney General. If the Attorney General determines that the support-enforcement agency is neglecting or refusing to provide services to a natural person, the Attorney General may order the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.309

Private counsel. A natural person may employ private counsel to represent him in proceedings authorized by this chapter. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.310

Duties of State Information Agency.

1. The central unit established pursuant to NRS 425.400 is the State Information Agency under this chapter.

2. The State Information Agency shall:

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.311

Pleadings and accompanying documents.

1. A petitioner seeking to establish or modify a support order or to determine parentage in a proceeding under this chapter must verify the petition. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.312

Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances. Upon a finding, which may be made ex parte, that the health, safety or liberty of a party or child would be unreasonably put ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.313

Costs and fees.

1. Except as otherwise required pursuant to Section 16 of Article 6 of the Nevada Constitution, a petitioner must not be required to pay a filing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.314

Limited immunity of petitioner.

1. Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding before a responding tribunal, whether in person, by private attorney or through services provided by the support-enforcement ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.315

Nonparentage as defense. A party whose parentage of a child has been previously determined by or pursuant to law may not plead nonparentage as a defense to a proceeding under ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.316

Special rules of evidence and procedure.

1. The physical presence of a petitioner in a responding tribunal of this state is not required for the establishment, enforcement or modification ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.317

Communication between tribunals. A tribunal of this state may communicate with a tribunal of another state in writing, or by telephone or other means, to obtain information concerning the laws ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.318

Assistance with discovery. A tribunal of this state may:

1. Request a tribunal of another state to assist in obtaining discovery; and

2. Upon request, compel a person ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.319

Receipt and disbursement of payments. A support-enforcement agency or tribunal of this state shall disburse promptly any amounts received pursuant to a support order, as directed by the order. The ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.401

Issuance of support order.

1. If a support order entitled to recognition under this chapter has not been issued, a responding tribunal of this state may issue a support ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.501

Employer’s receipt of income-withholding order of another state. An income-withholding order issued in another state may be sent to an employer of an obligor in this state without first filing ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.502

Employer’s compliance with income-withholding order of another state.

1. Upon receipt of an income-withholding order, an employer of an obligor shall immediately provide a copy of the order to ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.503

Employer’s compliance with multiple income-withholding orders. If an employer of an obligor receives multiple income-withholding orders with respect to the earnings of the same obligor, the employer satisfies the terms ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.504

Immunity from civil liability. An employer who complies with an income-withholding order issued in another state in accordance with NRS 130.501 to 130.507, inclusive, is not subject to civil liability ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.505

Penalties for noncompliance. An employer who willfully fails to comply with an income-withholding order issued by another state and received for enforcement is subject to the same penalties that may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.506

Contest by obligor.

1. An obligor may contest the validity or enforcement of an income-withholding order issued in another state and received directly by an employer in this state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.507

Administrative enforcement of orders.

1. A party seeking to enforce a support order or an income-withholding order, or both, issued by a tribunal of another state may send the ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.601

Registration of order for enforcement. A support order or an income-withholding order issued by a tribunal of another state may be registered in this state for enforcement. ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.602

Procedure to register order for enforcement.

1. A support order or income-withholding order of another state may be registered in this state by sending the following documents and information ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.603

Effect of registration for enforcement.

1. A support order or income-withholding order issued in another state is registered when the order is filed in the registering tribunal of this ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.604

Choice of law.

1. The law of the issuing state governs the nature, extent, amount and duration of current payments and other obligations of support and the payment of ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.605

Notice of registration of order.

1. When a support order or income-withholding order issued in another state is registered, the registering tribunal shall notify the nonregistering party and a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.606

Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered order.

1. A nonregistering party seeking to contest the validity or enforcement of a registered order in this state shall request ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.607

Contest of registration or enforcement.

1. A party contesting the validity or enforcement of a registered order or seeking to vacate the registration has the burden of proving one ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.608

Confirmed order. Confirmation of a registered order, whether by operation of law or after notice and hearing, precludes further contest of the order with respect to any matter that could ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.609

Procedure to register child-support order of another state for modification. A party or support-enforcement agency seeking to modify, or to modify and enforce, a child-support order issued in another state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.610

Effect of registration for modification. A tribunal of this state may enforce a child-support order of another state registered for purposes of modification, in the same manner as if ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.611

Modification of child-support order of another state.

1. After a child-support order issued in another state has been registered in this state, the responding tribunal of this state may ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.612

Recognition of order modified in another state. A tribunal of this state shall recognize a modification of its earlier child-support order by a tribunal of another state which assumed jurisdiction ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.613

Jurisdiction to modify child-support order of another state when individual parties reside in this state.

1. If all of the parties who are natural persons reside in this state ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.614

Notice to issuing tribunal of modification. Within 90 days after the issuance of a modified child-support order, the party obtaining the modification shall file a certified copy of the order ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.701

Proceeding to determine parentage.

1. A tribunal of this state may serve as an initiating or responding tribunal in a proceeding brought under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.801

Grounds for rendition.

1. For the purposes of this section and NRS 130.802, “governor” includes a natural person performing the functions of governor or the executive authority of a ...

Nevada Revised Statutes Section 130.802

Conditions of rendition.

1. Before making a demand that the governor of another state surrender a natural person charged criminally in this state with having failed to provide for ...



Last modified: February 25, 2006