NRS 425.382
Authority of Chief and master.


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 425.346, the Chief may proceed pursuant to NRS 425.3822 to 425.3852, inclusive, after:


Payment of public assistance by the Division; or


Receipt of a request for services to carry out the Program.


Subject to approval by the district court pursuant to NRS 425.3844, a master may:


Take any action authorized pursuant to chapter 130 of NRS, including any of the actions described in subsection 2 of NRS 130.305.


Except as otherwise provided in chapter 130 of NRS and NRS 425.346:


Issue and enforce an order for the support of a dependent child, and modify or adjust such an order in accordance with NRS 125B.145;


Require coverage for health care of a dependent child;


Establish paternity;


Order a responsible parent to comply with an order for the support of a dependent child, specifying the amount and the manner of compliance;


Order the withholding of income;


Determine the amount of any arrearages and specify a method of payment;


Enforce orders by civil or criminal contempt, or both;


Set aside property for satisfaction of an order for the support of a dependent child;


Place liens and order execution on the property of the responsible parent;


Order a responsible parent to keep the master informed of the responsible parent’s current residential address, telephone number, employer, address of employment and telephone number at the place of employment;


Issue a bench warrant for a responsible parent who has failed after proper notice to appear at a hearing ordered by the master and enter the bench warrant in any local and state computer system for criminal warrants;


Order the responsible parent to seek appropriate employment by specified methods;


Order the responsible parent to participate in a program intended to resolve issues that prevent the responsible parent from obtaining employment, including, without limitation, a program for the treatment of substance use disorders or a program to address mental health issues;


Upon the request of the Division, require a responsible parent to:
(I) Pay any support owed in accordance with a plan approved by the Division; or
(II) Participate in such work activities, as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. § 607(d), as the Division deems appropriate;


Award reasonable attorney’s fees and other fees and costs; and


Grant any other available remedy.

Source: Section 425.382 — Authority of Chief and master., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-425.­html#NRS425Sec382.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 425.382’s source at nv​.us