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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Article 1. General Provisions

back to top125A.135. "Person acting as a parent" defined

"Person acting as a parent" means a person, other than a parent, who:

1. Has physical custody of the child or has had physical custody of the child for a period of 6 consecutive months, including any temporary absence, within 1 year immediately before the commencement of a child custody proceeding; and

2. Has been awarded legal custody by a court or claims a right to legal custody pursuant to the law of this state.
Added by Laws 2003, c. 199, § 15, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.