§ 128.005 Legislative declaration and findings
§ 128.007 Applicability of chapter
§ 128.010 Definitions
§ 128.011 ‘Abandoned mother’ defined
§ 128.012 ‘Abandonment of a child’ defined
§ 128.0122 ‘Agency which provides child welfare services’ defined
§ 128.0124 ‘Child’ defined
§ 128.0126 ‘Failure of parental adjustment’ defined
§ 128.0128 ‘Indian child’ defined
§ 128.0129 ‘Indian Child Welfare Act’ defined
§ 128.013 ‘Injury’ defined
§ 128.0137 ‘Mental injury’ defined
§ 128.014 ‘Neglected child’ defined
§ 128.015 ‘Parent and child relationship’ and ‘parent’ defined
§ 128.0155 ‘Plan’ defined
§ 128.016 ‘Putative father’ defined
§ 128.018 ‘Unfit parent’ defined
§ 128.020 Jurisdiction of district courts
§ 128.023 Proceedings to terminate parental rights of parent of Indian child: Powers and duties of court; appointment of attorney
§ 128.027 Extent to which court must give full faith and credit to judicial proceedings of Indian tribe
§ 128.030 Place for filing petition
§ 128.040 Who may file petition; investigation
§ 128.050 Entitlement of proceedings; contents of verified petition
§ 128.055 Proceedings to be completed within 6 months after filing of petition
§ 128.060 Notice of hearing: Contents; personal service to certain persons; petitioner to mail notice to Department of Health and Human Services if petitioner or child is receiving public assistance
§ 128.070 Service of notice of hearing by publication: Requirements; exception
§ 128.080 Form of notice
§ 128.085 Petition by mother of unborn child: Notice to father or putative father; time of hearing
§ 128.087 Hearing to determine whether to transfer venue for parent who objects to venue
§ 128.090 Hearing: Time; procedure; evidence; postponement; closed court; confidentiality of hearings, files and records pertaining to terminating parental rights
§ 128.091 Evidence of previous sexual conduct inadmissible to challenge child’s credibility; exceptions
§ 128.093 Testimony of qualified expert witness required in proceedings to terminate parental rights of parent of Indian child
§ 128.095 When putative father presumed to have intended to abandon child
§ 128.097 Presumption of abandonment of child by parent
§ 128.100 Appointment of attorney to represent child in proceeding concerning termination or restoration of parental rights; appointment of attorney to represent parent; compensation of attorney
§ 128.105 Grounds for terminating parental rights: Considerations; required findings
§ 128.106 Specific considerations in determining neglect by or unfitness of parent
§ 128.107 Specific considerations where child is not in physical custody of parent
§ 128.108 Specific considerations where child has been placed in foster home
§ 128.109 Determination of conduct of parent; presumptions
§ 128.110 Order terminating parental rights; preference for placement of child with certain relatives and siblings of child; period for completion of search for relative
§ 128.120 Effect of order
§ 128.130 Notice to produce; warrant of arrest; contempts
§ 128.140 Expenses to be county charges
§ 128.150 Termination of parental rights of father when child becomes subject of adoption
§ 128.160 Best interest of child in determining consideration in action to set aside termination of parental rights after adoption has been granted; presumption
§ 128.170 Restoration of parental rights: Petition; consent of natural parent required
§ 128.180 Restoration of parental rights: Notice of hearing; persons required to be personally served with notice; right of such persons to present testimony and evidence
§ 128.190 Restoration of parental rights: Hearing; required findings to grant petition; effect of order restoring parental rights

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 128 - Termination of Parental Rights

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