Nevada Juvenile Justice

Sec. § 62E.130
Consideration of religious faith in commitment of child to care of person, institution or facility.

In placing a child in the custody of a person or a public or private institution or agency, the juvenile court shall select, when practicable, a person or an institution or agency governed by persons of:


The same religious faith as that of the parents of the child;


If the religious faiths of the parents differ, the religious faith of the child; or


If the religious faith of the child is not ascertainable, the religious faith of either of the parents.

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