Top Moapa Valley, NV Child Custody Lawyers Near You

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    Greenspoon Marder LLP

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Resnick & Louis, P.C.

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Gallian Wilcox Welker & Olson LLC

    Child Custody Lawyers | Mesquite Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Mesquite Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Ghandi Deeter Blackham

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Sgro Roger Attorneys at Law

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Cordell & Cordell, P.C.

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Fisher & Phillips LLP

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Gallian Welker & Beckstrom LLC

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Law Offices of F. Peter James, Esq.

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Marquis Aurbach Coffing

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Kunin Law Group

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    The Jacks Law Group

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Ropers Majeski PC

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Nevada Family Law Group

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Sierra West Law Firm, PLLC

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Resnick & Louis, P.C.

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Ford & Friedman

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Roberts Stoffel Family Law Group

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    Bremer, Whyte, Brown & O'Meara, LLP

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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    The Wright Law Offices, P.C.

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Las Vegas Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

  • Law Office of Jessica M. Friedman

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

    Child Custody Lawyers | Henderson Office | Serving Moapa Valley, NV

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Are You Trying to Get Custody of a Child?

Achieving custody of a child can be a highly emotional battle between parents. Add to that a number of legal issues courts weigh to award custody and child custody cases can become daunting. This area of law significantly impacts the child’s present well being and future.

Legal Issues in Child Custody

In determining who gets custody, courts consider what is in the “best interest” of the child, which is a broad term that does not have a fixed standard and can take into account a number of considerations. Child custody law is complex, so to get the best result obtaining the services of a qualified Moapa Valley attorney who practices child custody law is imperative.

What do judges look for in custody cases?

In every state, family court judges must consider what is in the child’s best interests when determining custody. In most cases, judges emphasize making sure the child will spend ample time with both parents. To make this happen, a judge will likely want to know what each parent’s home environment is like, whether each parent will be able to give a child the proper attention, and which situation the child will be most likely to thrive in.

Who has legal custody of the child when the parents aren’t married?

If the parents are not married, the child’s biological parents both have parental rights unless the law says otherwise. An exception to this could be if no father is listed on the child’s birth certificate. In that case, the father would have to go through the legal process of establishing paternity to be able to assert his parental rights for visitation.

How can a mother lose custody of her child?

A mother can lose custody of her child in much the same way a father could. This could include abusing the child, abusing drugs or alcohol, providing an unsafe home environment for the child, or abandoning the child.

How can you change a child custody order?

If you or your ex are unhappy with the current custody arrangement, you can negotiate a change to your agreement. If a judge feels that the changes are still in the child’s best interests, then they may approve the order. If one of you is pressing ahead with seeking a change and the other parent is contesting it, you will need to prove a “substantial” change in circumstances. This could include one of the parents moving out of state, suffering from a disability or illness that affects their parenting ability, exposing the child to an unsafe environment, or having a change in work circumstances that requires rescheduling of visitation.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic “road map” on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you’ve laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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