Reno Child custody NRS 125 factors

What Are the Best Interest Factors Under NRS 125?

Nevada law determines child custody issues based on the best interest of the child. NRS 125 is the Nevada law that explains which factors are considered when a judge decides what is in the best interest of the child. This law is implemented when ruling on custody cases involving both unmarried parents and divorce, as judges must always rule in a way that is the most beneficial for the child involved in the case. Some factors that are assessed in a judge’s best interest evaluation include: 

When determining the outcome of a custody case, the best interest factors of NRS 125 also requires judges to not give preference to either parent based on the fact that one is the mother and one is the father. Nevada law always assumes that joint custody is in the best interest of the child unless given reason to believe otherwise and determines physical custody based on the factors listed above.

Carlson & Work of Reno, Nevada has years of experience in child custody battles. Call Carlson & Work at 775-298-6403 for child custody assistance from our knowledgeable family law attorneys.


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