Nevada Revised Statutes Section 435.007 - Mental Health

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

1. “Child” means any person under the age of 18 years who may be eligible for mental retardation services or services for a related condition.

2. “Residential facility for groups” means a structure similar to a private residence which will house a small number of persons in a homelike atmosphere.

3. “Parent” means the parent of a child. The term does not include the parent of a person who has attained the age of 18 years.

4. “Person” includes a child and any other mentally retarded client or client with a related condition who has attained the age of 18 years.

Last modified: February 27, 2006