Nevada Revised Statutes Title 11. Domestic Relations § 129.040. When person standing in loco parentis may give consent for minor's emergency hospitalization or medical attention

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in cases of emergency in which a minor is in need of immediate hospitalization, medical attention or surgery and, after reasonable efforts made under the circumstances, the parents of such minor cannot be located for the purpose of consenting thereto, consent for such emergency attention may be given by any person standing in loco parentis to such minor.


FindLaw Codes are provided courtesy of Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the industry-leading online legal research system. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw.

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard