On appeal from an order for termination of parental rights, the Nevada Supreme Court held, by a vote of 4-2, that (1) the district court may terminate parental rights notwithstanding a completed case plan for reunification if the decision is otherwise warranted under NRS §128.105; that (2) the court need not wait a full 20 months to apply the statutory presumptions of NRS §128.109(1)(a) and NRS §128.109(2) if a child has been removed from his or her parents’ home pursuant to Chapter 32B for at least 14 months of any consecutive 20-month period; and that (3) upon application of these rules there was substantial evidence supporting the district court’s decision to terminate the appellant’s parental rights based on neglect.
Smith, Douglas H., "In re Parental Rights as to A.P.M., 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 66 (Sept. 10, 2015)" (2015). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 921.