NEVADA CHILD SUPPORT LAWS & REGULATIONS UPDATE 2023
A DECADE OF CHANGE: AN OVERVIEW OF NEVADA’S CHILD SUPPORT LAWS AND REGULATIONS TIMELINE (2013-2023)
Nevada’s child support laws have seen significant updates over the last decade to ensure the well-being of children while considering parents’ circumstances.
2013: Child Support Guidelines Update
– Regular updates of child support guidelines to reflect economic realities.
2014: Holistic Child Well-being Focus
– Emphasis on the overall well-being of the child in child support considerations.
2015: Efficient Payment Disbursement
– Implementation of efficient methods for disbursement of child support payments.
2016: Strengthening Enforcement Measures
– Introduction of robust enforcement measures for consistent child support payments.
2017: Income Verification Enhancements
– Introduction of improved income verification methods for accurate calculations.
2018: Simplified Modification Procedures
– Simplification of child support modification procedures for parents’ convenience.
2019: Responsive to Changing Dynamics
– Consideration of changing family dynamics in child support calculations.
2020: Online Resources Accessibility
– Provision of online resources for parents to manage child support cases.
2021: Ongoing Guidelines Review
– Continuous review and updates of child support guidelines.
2022: Shared Parenting Support
– Promotion of shared parenting arrangements for fair support calculations.
Nevada’s child support regulations reflect its dedication to children’s well-being and parents’ responsibilities, ensuring equitable and consistent support calculations.
Child support services are administered by the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services under the Department of Health and Human Services.
There are three major offices located in Reno, Elko and Las Vegas, with each providing services for the surrounding counties.
Child support can be collected by anyone that is raising the child, regardless of relation or custody.
Health insurance is mandatory for all Nevada children and will factor into the court-mandated support order. Non-custodial parents must pay support until the child is 18 or finishes high school at the age of 19.
Child support orders can be reviewed every three years at the request of either parent. If you need legal advice and assistance, contact Nevada lawyers.