Los Angeles, CA asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Nevada

Q: If I go to police station saying I’m concerned of my nephews well being? Haven’t spoke to him for 7 month

I raised my nephew 2-6 yrs old hrs 8 now his dad never was around my sister really dnt care about his future she doesn’t even let him comb his hair with gel she moved to Vegas in March I haven’t spoke to him my sister doesn’t let him contact me out of spite n jealousy well I heard she was trying to get a restraining order on me i have no violent history or ever done anything to harm anyone I got the address we’re they are staying at and I just want to go see him but I’m not trying to go go jail idk if I should stop at police station first, I know he’s not my kid but I can’t just leave it alone I raised a good boy for a evil sister what would be the best way to go about this plz lmk

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Bonnie M Lonardo
Bonnie M Lonardo
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A: it is a very commendable thing you have done in caring for your nephew. unfortunately if there is no court order giving you rights to custody or guardianship of your nephew, you don't really have legal rights.

if you are concerned about the safety of your nephew, you can always ask for a welfare check from the police or call child protective services if you feel your nephew is in danger.

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