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Doing What Is Best for Your Childcouple arguing over child custody

A divorce between two partners who have children together is always going to be a bit more complicated than cases without children involved. As you work out your divorce, you will also have to determine who has custody of your child. Emotions will likely run high and disputes can be contentious.

The Law Office of Sean D. Lyttle is here to guide you through this journey and stand up for you whether in mediation or in litigation. Our firm knows that you need compassionate support during this difficult time – we can be by your side through it all, always acting in you and your children’s best interests.

Contact our Las Vegas child custody lawyer for comprehensive representation. Call (702) 919-7793 today.

How Child Custody Is Determined

In Nevada, there are two types of custody: Physical and legal. Physical custody refers to who the child lives with. Legal custody refers to which parent(s) can make decisions on the child’s behalf. Parents can be granted joint custody – wherein they both share responsibilities – or sole custody.

Ideally, you and your partner will be able to negotiate amicably and come to a custody agreement together. Unfortunately, things are not always this easy – if you and your partner cannot agree on custody, a judge in family court will decide for you.

When determining child custody, the court will consider:

  • The child’s best interests
  • Any instances of abuse
  • The child’s age
  • The mental and physical well-being of both parents and the child
  • Each parent’s location and home environment
  • The child’s relationship with each parent
  • Each parent’s parenting skills

Termination of Parental Rights

Terminating a parent’s rights regarding his or her child is a big decision that should only be done if it is in the child’s best interest.

Once a parent’s rights have been terminated, he or she can no longer:

  • Have a relationship with the child
  • Raise the child
  • Visit or talk with the child
  • Pay child support (except for child support arrears)
  • Be named on the child’s birth certificate

Keep in mind that you are not allowed to terminate your own rights – unless you and the custodial parent are in agreement that your rights should be terminated. The process of terminating parental rights can be long and arduous but our Las Vegas child support attorney can help you navigate it step by step.

To learn more about how we can assist you with a child custody case, call our child custody attorneys at (702) 919-7793.

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