2019 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 159A - Guardianship of Minors
NRS 159A.215 - Guardian of person of minor child of member of Armed Forces.
1. A member of the Armed Forces of the United States, a reserve component thereof or the National Guard may, by written instrument and without the approval of a court, appoint any adult residing in this State who is not incapacitated as the guardian of the person of a minor child who is a dependent of that member. The instrument must be:
(a) Executed by both parents if living, not divorced and having legal custody of the child, otherwise by the parent having legal custody; and
(b) Acknowledged in the same manner as a deed.
If both parents do not execute the instrument, the executing parent shall send by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the other parent at his or her last known address, a copy of the instrument and a notice of the provisions of subsection 3.
2. The instrument must contain a provision setting forth the:
(a) Branch of the Armed Forces;
(b) Unit of current assignment;
(c) Current rank or grade; and
(d) Social security number or service number,
of the parent who is the member.
3. The appointment of a guardian pursuant to this section:
(a) May be terminated by a written instrument signed by either parent of the child if that parent has not been deprived of his or her parental rights to the child; and
(b) Is terminated by any order of a court.
(Added to NRS by 2017, 865, 3921)