Child Custody and Visitation

Child Custody and Visitation Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 125C deals with child custody and visitation while NRS Chapter 125A addresses whether a Nevada Court, or a Court of another state, has jurisdiction to make child custody determinations. NRS 125A.305(1)(a) states that Nevada has jurisdiction to make an initial child custody determination if Nevada is the […]

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Annulment

annulment in las vegas

Annulment Nevada Revised Statutes 125.290 to 125.440 addresses annulment. An annulment establishes that marital status never existed.  Depending upon the circumstances surrounding a marriage, it may be annulled by the Nevada Courts. A marriage may be annulled for the following reasons: Lack of Consent of Parent or Guardian  (for a minor); Want of Understanding (i.e., […]

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Alimony/Spousal Support

Alimony Spousal Support Unlike child support, there is no set formula for spousal support in Nevada, which means that the Court’s decision regarding alimony is discretionary. Legislative guidance is found in NRS125.150,which provides that “the court may award such alimony to the wife or to the husband, in a specified principal sum or as specified periodic […]

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Adoption of Children and Adults

 Adoption of Children and Adults Chapter 127 of the Nevada Revised Statutes governs actions involving adoptions of minor children and adults.  Nevada law allows for the adoption of both children and adults. Adoption of Children Any adult person or any two (2)  persons married to each other may petition to adopt a child. A petition […]

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