NRS 432B.470
Hearing required

  • notice.


A child taken into protective custody pursuant to NRS 432B.390 must be given a hearing, conducted by a judge, master or special master appointed by the judge for that particular hearing, within 72 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, after being taken into custody, to determine whether the child should remain in protective custody pending further action by the court.


Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, notice of the time and place of the hearing must be given to a parent or other person responsible for the child’s welfare:


By personal service of a written notice;


Orally; or


If the parent or other person responsible for the child’s welfare cannot be located after a reasonable effort, by posting a written notice on the door of the residence of the parent or other person.
Ê If the child was delivered to a provider of emergency services pursuant to NRS 432B.630, the parent who delivered the child to the provider shall be deemed to have waived any right to notice of the hearing conducted pursuant to this section.


If notice is given by means of paragraph (b) or (c) of subsection 2, a copy of the notice must be mailed to the person at the last known address of the person within 24 hours after the child is placed in protective custody.

Source: Section 432B.470 — Hearing required; notice., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-432B.­html#NRS432BSec470.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 432B.470’s source at nv​.us