RELOCATION OF CHILDREN IN LAS VEGAS THROUGH THE COURT
Relocation of Children in Las Vegas can be a very complex issue in the Nevada court system. You should retain counsel if you have this as an issue due to the complexity of these cases.
Family is an essential part of all our lives. The State of Nevada writes in the Nevada Revised Statues (NRS) that it wishes to create an atmosphere to maintain healthy families, especially our children. Unfortunately, relationships between parents do not always work out. Healthy parents want to maintain strong relationships with their children throughout their lives. Often life changes and a custodial parent, you or your former partner, seeks relocation of children in Las Vegas. Your rights as a parent must be protected and the NRS have provisions for that. You need the best representation you can get to ensure you keep a strong bond with your child if there is relocation of children in Las Vegas
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If custody of your child has already been legally established, the parent with custody must attempt to get the written consent of the non-custodial parent in order to relocate the child, especially if it is further away in the state of Nevada or another state or region where it would make it hard for the non-custodial parent to see the child on a regular basis. The same can be true of the non-custodial parent who wishes relocation of children in Las Vegas If the other parent refuses, we petition the court. The law here can get complex and touchy, even personal if relations between former partners is not good. There are provisions in the NRS to protect both custodial and non-custodial parents from harassment from one another. Some parents may threaten a move to play with another’s head. If this is happening to you, there are legal means to deal with it. I can help.
If we go to for relocation of children in Las Vegas, in order for your petition to move forward, the judge will consider several factors: the move is in good faith, the move serves the best interests of the child, both child and parent will benefit from relocation, quality of life will improve, and the relocating parent will work within the framework of visitation orders to make sure the non-relocating parent keeps a connection with the child, among many others. With luck and patience, both parents can negotiate an agreement that’s best for them and the child.
Circumstances do not always work out that way, however, for relocation of children in Las Vegas. The NRS has provisions if one parent unlawfully takes or hides a child from you. If this has happened to you or anyone you know, the consequences of these actions are extremely serious. Any parent, custodial or not, who ignores an existing custody agreement and detains, conceals, or removes a child without consent from the other parent is in violation of the law. The penalties from these actions can be severe, up to a category D felony. As hard as it may be, you need to think about the future of your relationship with your child and speak with an attorney before taking action if you have an issue of relocation of children in Las Vegas.
If conditions exist in one parent’s home that make another parent feel that relocation of children in Las Vegas is necessary, such as domestic abuse or the abuse of a child, the NRS has solutions for that, as well. I have seen these types of situations and can help.
Nevada’s children need the best environments in which to grow up. In my decades of practicing law I have seen a lot, and can help you keep a healthy family.
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