Category: Child Custody

Fathers’ Custody & Visitation Rights in Las Vegas Nevada

Nevada Laws That Determine Custody and Visitation Rights for Fathers In Nevada, fathers and mothers have the same rights in regard to the children born out of their association. This includes rights of custody and visitation when a domestic partnership or marriage has broken up. For these rights, it is not necessary for the father [..]

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Sole Child Custody

The Granting of Sole Custody of a Child When sole custody is granted to anyone parent, it gives that parent autonomous and exclusive authority in making any decision that pertains to the life of that child. This parent then has both physical and legal custody of the child and has the sole and full responsibility [..]

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What Is The Tender Years Doctrine?

Tender Years Doctrine In Nevada When people go through a divorce or separation in southern Nevada and they develop child custody agreements, they sometimes ask me about the “tender years” doctrine. I’m Shawn Huggins and my law office and I have over 20 years’ experience practicing family law in southern Nevada. The Huggins Law Office [..]

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What do judges look for in child custody cases?

It is a widespread assumption that family law decisions typically favor mothers in court battles, but nothing could be further from the truth. Most people are of the opinion that mothers will always win primary custody.  This is definitely not the case at all, especially if you are working with an experienced child custody attorney [..]

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Can Text Messages Be Used in Court for Child Custody

Text Messages and Child Custody Cases When it comes to family law cases in Nevada, both parties are required to provide evidence to the court to support their proposed orders for child custody, support, and property. The evidence presented may come in the form of documents, testimonies, or photographs. However, lawyers are increasingly using text [..]

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How Can A Mother Lose Custody Of Her Child?

Why Do Mothers Lose Custody? When parents don’t appear to be in control, they are far more likely to lose custody of their children. Going through a divorce can be a massive source of stress. It’s important to find ways to cope with that stress, but you should be careful about how you behave around [..]

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Custody Definition

What is the Definition of Custody in Nevada? If you live in southern Nevada and you’re considering or in a custody dispute over your children, you need the best legal help you can get. The state of Nevada wishes to have strong families, even if the relationship between the parents has not thrived. We all [..]

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Child Custody and Child Support Modification

WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MODIFYING CHILD SUPPORT & CHILD CUSTODY IN NEVADA NRS 125C deals with child custody issues in Nevada.  Child custody and child support are some of the most controversial aspects of divorce and family law cases. Sometimes modifications after the original decisions are required in order to make sure the benefits [..]

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Domestic Violence in Child Custody Cases

How Do Domestic Violence Issues Affect Custody Litigation in Nevada? As an experienced Las Vegas Child Custody Attorney, having practiced and dealt with these specific issues for over twenty years, it is quite common to have a child custody matter where one parent alleges that the other parent has engaged in domestic violence.  This may [..]

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Issues in Nevada Child Custody Cases

Navigating Issues in Nevada Child Custody Cases The Nevada Revised Statues (NRS 125C) point out that the State of Nevada wishes to have a community of strong and healthy families. We all want what’s best for our spouses and children. But if you’ve had to take the unfortunate step of ending your marriage or domestic [..]

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