Las Vegas, NV asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Nevada

Q: How do I get partial custody to have extended periods of time with my child who my wife has taken out of state.

I’m in a legal separation, my wife went on what I thought was a quick trip to see her family and ended up not coming back. She then filed for legal separation. I have had one hearing already and the judge when I asked for my wife to be ordered to return with my child because I did not give consent for her to permanently relocate stated “did she file before she left?” Which I stated no...then she said “then she can stay.” She has a lawyer I do not. My daughter is 1 year old and I have already missed her birthday. I just want to be ordered extended time with her. How can I do this? Which laws?

1 Lawyer Answer
Kristofer D. Leavitt
Kristofer D. Leavitt
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Licensed in Nevada

A: You will need to seek an temporary or permanent order from the judge. You may be able to do this within the legal separation proceedings or you may need to start formal divorce/child custody proceedings.

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