What is Self Help in court?

What is Self Help in court?

SELF-HELP SERVICES. The Self-Help Center / Family Law Facilitator Office provides legal information and resources to self-represented court customers. Assistance may be in the form of in person appointments on-site, workshops, referrals and/or telephonic assistance.

How do I get full custody of my child in Nevada?

Typically, a parent can gain “sole legal custody” only in cases where the other parent is proven to be an “unfit parent,” an immediate threat to the health or safety of a child, or completely unavailable or unwilling to care for the child.

What types of issues are dealt with by family law?

The most common issues handled at family court include:

  • Marriage Dissolution.
  • Paternity and Child Custody.
  • Protection Orders Against Domestic Violence.
  • Name Changes.
  • Guardianship.
  • Termination of Parental Rights and Adoptions.
  • Juvenile Matters.
  • Emancipation and Approval of Underage Marriages.

Can you claim legal aid for child custody?

Non means tested legal aid is available if your child is subject of care or supervision proceedings . You may qualify for legal aid for some injunctions, such as a non-molestation order, but you might be required to make a contribution.

What are self-help programs?

Self-help programs include Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Self Management and Recovery Training (SMART). NA and AA are 12-step abstinence-based groups that meet regularly to help members give up alcohol and other drugs and remain abstinent.

What makes a parent unfit in Nevada?

The relevant statute says that an unfit parent in Nevada is one who “by reason of the parent’s fault, habit or conduct” toward others (the child, or other people involved in raising the child), cannot give the child the appropriate care, guidance and support.

Does Nevada favor mothers in custody cases?

There is no law in Nevada that mandates the court must favor the mother over the father. However, in practice, it is not uncommon that mothers obtain primary physical custody of minor children more often than fathers.