Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Nevada

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

https://www.leg.state.nv.us/law1.html 

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 11, chapter 127
  • Child protection: title 38, chapters 432, 432B
  • Child welfare: title 11, chapter 128; title 38, chapters 424, 432
  • Guardianship: title 38, chapter 432B (§§ 432B.6201 through 432B.626)
  • Youth Services: title 38, chapter 432B (§§ 432B.591 through 432B.600)
  • Indian child welfare: title 11, chapters 125A (§ 125A.215), 217 (§ 127.013); title 38, chapter 432B (§§ 432B.067, 432B.068, 432B.397, 432B.425, 432B.451, 432B.465)

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nac/chapters.html 

Notes:

See chapters 127, 424, 432, 432B.

Website for Agency Policies:

http://dcfs.nv.gov/Policies/CW/

Notes:

For Independent Living for Youth, see chapter 0800.

Other Resources

Nevada Court Rules 

Tribal codes available online: