2019 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 159A - Guardianship of Minors
NRS 159A.215 - Guardian of person of minor child of member of Armed Forces.

Universal Citation: NV Rev Stat § 159A.215 (2019)

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)

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