Termination of Parental Rights in NV

Las Vegas Family Law Attorney

One of the most serious legal issues a parent may face is the termination of parental rights. This legal action may be pursued in situations involving domestic violence, molestation, or child abuse, as well as in cases involving stepparent adoption, where the rights of the biological parent are terminated and the stepparent becomes the legal parent of the child. If you need guidance, advice or legal representation in a matter involving parental rights termination, our firm is here to help. An attorney at Gordon Law Offices can talk to you about the particular issue you are dealing with, offering you the assistance you need to properly address the matter and reach toward the outcome you're hoping for.

Your initial consultation with a Las Vegas divorce lawyer at our law offices is free. Don't wait to call us or contact us online to see how we can help you with your termination of parental right case.

What Is the Termination of Parental Rights?

In essence, the termination of parental rights is a legal process that involves ending the legal rights of a parent. This would eliminate their right to physical and legal child custody or visitation and would end their obligation to pay child support. The Nevada Supreme Court refers to this as the "civil death penalty." These cases are taken very seriously by the courts. If the termination of parental rights is uncontested, the process may go smoothly, but if the parent whose rights are being terminated contests the action, the burden of proof will be set to an extremely high standard.

The best interests of the child will be the primary factor the court will consider in a Las Vegas parental rights termination case. In assisting a parent with a case of this kind, our law firm will strive to gather the facts of the case and will present this logically to the court to seek a just outcome - whether you are a parent seeking to terminate the other parent's rights or need a strong defense in order to retain your parental rights.

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