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Filed on
Thursday, July 3, 2014
SUMMARY: Because there was no evidence of coercion during the mother’s voluntary case with DHHS, due process requirements were not triggered prior to the filing of a petition. Due process protections after the filing of the petition were sufficient, and there was a prima facie case for N.R.S. 43-...Read more
Filed on
Friday, October 4, 2013
SUMMARY: A state ward minor was not sufficiently mature to have an abortion because she showed neither that she understand the consequences of having an abortion nor that she had sufficient experience and judgment. The statutory language under N.R.S. 71-6903 permitting a court to allow an abortion...Read more
Filed on
Friday, March 23, 2012
SUMMARY: An order approving a transition plan of the child from the foster parents to the grandparent and proposed guardian is final and appealable. Legislative changes to 43-285(2) shifted the burden of proof in showing the case plan is in the child’s best interests from the parent to the State...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, March 16, 1999
SUMMARY: Order of contempt requiring DHHS to pay $1,000 fine for filing case plan and court report one day late was invalid. A petition was filed 1/21/98 as to Simon H.; Simon was adjudicated on 5/13/98. At the adjudication hearing, the court asked the caseworker for the Department of Health and...Read more
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