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

Q: Do I have a legal right to know who is around my child when with the other parent if I have primary custody?

I have primary but share legal. Other parent refuses to let me know who's around our child when in her custody.

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Bonnie M Lonardo
Bonnie M Lonardo
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Licensed in Nevada

A: Normally speaking, a parent in a custody/divorce case with children does have the right to know where and with whom their children are spending time with. I say normally, because at times this gets a bit tricky with the parents becoming unreasonable in this request. Parents, during their assigned custody time, are not required to report to the other parent every activity or person with whom the children are spending time with. If however, there is reason for concern for the child's safety this becomes a different scenario. You will need to speak to an attorney about your specific situation to be able to get more clarity on this issue.

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