Child Custody Legal Information

Child custody cases are extremely sensitive; a Henderson Child custody lawyer will strive to make the transition smooth for you and your family. Paying attention to how extremely difficult it is to go through a Child custody case in Nevada, your Henderson Child custody lawyer will negotiate, mediate, and litigate as necessary.

Your right to have your child present in your life will depend on several factors, including whether:

you or the other parent hired an experienced family lawyer at your side
you are the father and you are married to the mother
you are the mother but not married to the father
you are a step-parent to the child at issue
you are a grandparent to the child at issue
your rights have ever been terminated
you have been convicted of domestic violence
the other parent has been convicted of domestic violence
you or the other parent neglected or abused a child
you are addicted to drugs
the other parent is addicted to drugs
you are contributing to your child
you have spent time with your child
you are seeking guardianship and have filed bankruptcy
you live in the same area as the child at issue
the judge views your involvement as being in the child's best interests

Kinds of Child Custody in Las Vegas or Henderson

There are two categories of child custody that judges award in Nevada. One is legal child custody, which involves the decision making for the child and the other is physical child custody, which involves the time share each parent has with the child.

Legal Custody of Children in Henderson or Las Vegas

Legal Custody of children falls into two types, sole legal custody (where one parent has all the decision-making power) and joint legal custody (where the parents share in the decision-making and upbringing of the child).

Physical Custody of Children in Henderson or Las Vegas

Physical custody of children falls into three types, sole physical child custody (where one parent has the child all of the time), joint physical child custody (where the parents share approximately equal time with the child), and primary/visitation child custody (where one parent has the child most of the time and the other has visitation).

To get the best strategy or advice for your Child custody matter, you will want to have a list of questions prepared and bring any and all documentation that you think will be relevant to your Child custody case.

Anthony M. Wright is a Henderson Child custody lawyer.  When you have a Child custody legal battle in Henderson, consult with Mr. Wright at The Wright Law Offices for an inexpensive consultation about your Child custody.

Mr. Wright has been successfully litigating Child custody cases since 2006 in the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada, which is the court holding jurisdiction over residents in Clark County, Las Vegas, Boulder City, Mesquite, and Henderson. However, like most lawyers that handle Child custody, Mr. Wright is a Henderson Child custody lawyer that believes that the courtroom is not the only or best place to resolve the complex and sensitive issues that are commonly found in Child custody matters. Recognizing that every client and case is different, Mr. Wright advocates the use of negotiation and mediation to resolve Child custody disputes.

Please call to schedule a cheap consultation with a Henderson Child custody lawyer at: 

(702) 809-6904

A Henderson Child custody lawyer can consult with you in person, by phone, or via the Internet through the use of e-mail or Skype.