CHILD SUPPORT IN NEVADA: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED KNOW

Whenever parents of children divorce, Nevada law requires that they provide financial support for their children until they reach the age of 18 (or 19 years if they are still in high school). NRS 125B.020(1) is intended to be gender neutral and requires both parents to provide their children with their necessary financial means, health care, education and support.

CHILD CUSTODY IN NEVADA: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW

Nevada law provides for two types of child custody: (1) Legal Custody and (2) Physical Custody. These aspects of custody work in tandem and describe a parent’s legal duties toward their children and the other parent. But because they are separate legal concepts, and because they offer different benefits and obligations to parents, they are worthy of discussing in some detail.