Termination of Parental Rights Nevada

James M Davis Law Office Las VegasThe Nevada Supreme Court has said that severance of the parent-child relationship is “tantamount to imposition of a civil death penalty.”

The Laws Affecting Termination of Parental Rights Nevada

are continuously changing. The court may only terminate one’s parental rights if there is parental fault and when it is in the best interests of the child such as:

  • Abandonment

  • Neglect

  • Unfit parenting

  • Risk of harm physical and mental

  • Little or no physical contribution to the child’s upbringing

Termination of parental rights in Nevada, such procedure requires an experienced litigator, who knows the law and who has the experience in the courtroom; James M. Davis has this experience. He can collect the evidence needed to show the judge the bigger picture and ensure you are completely informed of the case before proceeding to courtroom litigation.

If one parent contests the accusations for whatever reason a court will have to hold a trial to hear both parties before coming to a decision.   The process once taken on by the court involves two things. The courts will look into whether there is enough proof to support either side of the claims. The second is to see whether the faults put forward warrant the termination to take place.

James M. Davis is able to look at the case and provide support throughout to his clients taking into account the needs of both the parents and child/children involved. This can be a stressful time where the information collected can make a big difference positively or negatively to the child. The aim of course is to look out for the child’s safety. Whether you are requesting the termination or on the receiving end James M. Davis will be able to take you through your options.

It is not always easy to get evidence alone from the relevant authorities, but James M. Davis will be able to speak to them and get the information sent to his office for submission in court. Due to privacy laws this information is not always available to the general public but may be subpoenaed and it can be used as evidence in court.

After concentrating his practice in family law for many years James M. Davis can look through all of the information you have and deal with the case as quickly as possible to avoid unnecessary stress to any of the involved including the child.

There are rare circumstances where the parents’ rights can be reinstated. If you are requesting the order you want to ensure that the grounds for terminating the rights are justified with supporting evidence. If you are looking to have your rights reinstated, you can discuss your situation with James M. Davis and see whether there is anything to do to reinstate them if the circumstances for the termination have changed and you can provide evidence of this and how being in the child’s life will benefit them.