Parents absolutely can lose their "preference" and the best interests of the child standard permeates far more than just divorce cases (guardianship, juvenile, 432b, adoption). Whether or not that loss is forever completely depends on the circumstances. On the other hand, under guardianship law (pure guardianship law, without any overlay into 432b), the guardianship must end when a natural parent is found fit . . . although best interests may still come into play as to exactly how the guardianship ends (such as utilizing a progressive visitation schedule to eventually transition the child back into the parent's home).
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The two controlling cases in Nevada are Locklin vs. Duka and Litz vs. Bennum. If you are trying to regain custody of your children from a guardianship without an attorney who practices in this area, I fear you are making a mistake.Ask a similar question
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