Family- Child Custody and Support

Your children are your greatest and most important people in your life. Legally having to fight for custody and support is a scary and emotional process. With High Sierra Legal, we can make this process less scary by providing you with the forms and assistance to fight for them and your time together. You don't need to be drawn into spending thousands and thousands of dollars on an attorney for the basic right you can fight for yourself: time with your children.

 

There are several choices available for your custody and visitation needs, including termination of parental rights.

Please carefully review all options below. If you are unsure, please contact us for assistance

Petition to
Establish Custody & Visitation
* One parent filing

Joint Petition to Establish Custody & Visitation

* Both parents filing in agreement

A Motion to Establish Custody and Visitation is important to set forth the rules and conditions between you and the other parent as to physical and legal custody. This packet is used when one parent wants to establish a legally binding agreement as to custody, visitation and support. This Motion will establish support amounts, medical insurance, a visitation schedule, setting forth holiday and school schedules, etc. This packet can be used when paternity has been established and is not at issue. The child(ren) must be a resident and physically present in the State of Nevada for the past 6 months out of the last 12 months. 

 

Packet Includes: $450

Civil Cover Form

Family Court Information Form

Personal Case Information Form

Financial Disclosure Form

Petition to Establish Custody and Visitation

Proof of Service Form

Exhibit List (if applicable)

Exhibit Form

 
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A Motion to Establish Custody and Visitation is important to set forth the rules and conditions between you and the other parent as to physical and legal custody. This packet is used when both parents agree on the custody and support and are filing this packet together. This Motion will also establish support amounts, medical insurance, a visitation schedule, setting forth holiday and school schedules, etc. This packet can be used when paternity has been established and is not at issue. The child(ren) must be a resident and physically present in the State of Nevada for the past 6 months out of the last 12 months.

 

Packet Includes: $450

Civil Cover Form

Family Court Information Form

Personal Case Information Form

Joint Petition to Establish Custody and Visitation

Proof of Service Form

Exhibit List (if applicable)

Exhibit Form

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Motion to
Modify Custody
Motion to
Modify Child Support

A Motion to Modify Custody is used when a preexisting custody agreement is already in place. This form sets forth the legal reasons for the Court to consider modifying the current arraignment.

A change in order to modify a custody agreement is when

circumstances affecting the welfare of the child have occurred and if the modification would be in the best interest of the child.

 

Package Includes: $450

Instructions

Motion to Modify Custody

Affidavit

Family Court Motion/Opposition Notice Form

List of Exhibits Form (if applicable)

Exhibit Form

 

See below for Opposition, if you have been served with a Motion to Modify Custody, and a Reply to any Opposition which has been filed against your Motion to Modify

 

A Motion to Modify Support Order is used when a preexisting support order is already in place. This form sets forth the legal reasons for a change in the amount of support that is due and payable to the Obligee.

The reasons to modify include: the existing order is more than 3 years old, it has been 3 years since the last review, a change of at least 20% (increase or decrease) in the gross monthly income of an Obligor (person owing), the existing order is not in compliance with the statute or there has been another change in circumstances.

 

Package Includes: $450

Instructions

Motion to Modify Custody

Affidavit

Family Court Motion/Opposition Notice Form

Financial Declaration

 

See below for Opposition, if you have been served with a Motion to Modify Custody, and a Reply to any Opposition which has been filed against your Motion to Modify

Opposition/Reply to

Motion to Modify Custody Agreement
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Opposition/Reply to
Motion to Modify Support Agreement
Opposition to Motion to Modify Custody

An Opposition is filed in response to the Motion to Modify. The Motion to Modify Custody will be served upon you by either personal service or through the mail. You must file an Opposition to this motion within 15 days. If you fail to file an Opposition, you are agreeing that what they have stated and requested in the motion is true and correct and you agree with it. Thus, an Opposition is one of the most important legal documents to file in order to protect your rights.

Package Includes: $350

Instructions

Opposition to Modify Custody

Affidavit

Family Court Motion/Opposition Notice Form

List of Exhibits Form (if applicable)

Exhibit Form

 
 
Reply to Opposition to Motion to Modify Custody

A Reply is filed after an Opposition. In the reply, you are arguing why your initial Motion to Modify is correct and should be granted by showing which points stated in the Opposition are incorrect or don't apply in this situation. You are again showing that your initial Motion to Modify should be granted by addressing all the points stated in the Opposition.

Package Includes: $350

Instructions

Reply to Opposition to Motion to Modify

Family Court Motion/Opposition Notice Form

List of Exhibits Form (if applicable)

Exhibit Form

Opposition to Motion to Modify Support Agreement

An Opposition is filed in response to the Motion to Modify. The Motion to Modify Support will be served upon you by either personal service or through the mail. You must file an Opposition to this motion within 15 days. If you fail to file an Opposition, you are agreeing that what they have stated and requested in the motion is true and correct and you agree with it. Thus, an Opposition is one of the most important legal documents to file in order to protect your rights.

​​Package Includes: $350

Instructions

Opposition to Modify Support

Affidavit

Family Court Motion/Opposition Notice Form

List of Exhibits Form (if applicable)

Exhibit Form

 
 
Reply to Opposition to Motion to Modify Support

A Reply is filed after an Opposition. In the reply, you are arguing why your initial Motion to Modify is correct and should be granted by showing what points stated in the Opposition are incorrect or don't apply in this situation. You are again showing that your initial Motion to Modify Support should be granted by addressing all the points stated in the Opposition.

Package Includes: $350

Instructions

Reply to Opposition to Motion to Modify

Family Court Motion/Opposition Notice Form

List of Exhibits Form (if applicable)

Exhibit Form

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