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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Undesignated Legislation

back to topAB 263, § 6. Preference that joint physical custody would be in best interest of minor child

1. When a court is making a determination regarding the physical custody of a child, there is a preference that joint physical custody would be in the best interest of a minor child if:

(a) The parents have agreed to an award of joint physical custody or so agree in open court at a hearing for the purpose of determining the physical custody of the minor child; or

(b) A parent has demonstrated, or has attempted to demonstrate but has had his or her efforts frustrated by the other parent, an intent to establish a meaningful relationship with the minor child.

2. For assistance in determining whether an award of joint physical custody is appropriate, the court may direct that an investigation be conducted.

 

Added by Laws 2015, c. 445, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.