I have a joint custody agreement with my sons dad in Las Vegas Nevada , but I recently moved to Colorado do I need to find a lawyer in Colorado or Nevada?
If the case was filed in NV then you will need a Nevada licensed attorney. There could be one in your area but it's more likely to be cost efficient to find one in Vegas.
The original state (Nevada) retains jurisdiction (control of the case) until that court has a reason to relinquish it. Thus, if you need a lawyer, as long as the case stays in NV, you should consult with a family law attorney in Las Vegas. Good luck to you.
You need a lawyer with a license to practice law in Nevada. You can find one in Nevada or (possibly) another state, but since court hearings will be in Nevada that is probably your best bet.
Robert Salter is an attorney licensed in the state and federal courts of Colorado. This answer is for general information only and does not create an attorney client relationship between Robert Salter or Harkess & Salter LLC and any person. You should schedule a consultation with an attorney to discuss the specifics of your legal issues.
Colorado may take jurisdiction over your custody issues after your son has lived here six months. You can pursue child support issues in Nevada by signing up with your county Child Support Enforcement office. Every county has one. You should talk to an attorney in NV or CO to find out about the jurisdictional issue before hiring someone in NV
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