The decision to take court action must be made when it is the only way to help a child and his parents, and:
(a) There is danger to the child;
(b) The parents are inaccessible to help by a social worker in assuming appropriate parental responsibility;
(c) The parents cannot explain severe injuries to young children; or
(d) The family may be helped with the child in placement.
Court action must be taken promptly when:
(a) It is considered necessary to make a more suitable plan for the care of a child;
(b) The child's parents do not recognize the authority of an agency which provides child welfare services; and
(c) There is sufficient legal evidence of harm to the child to sustain a court petition.
3. Upon taking a child into protective custody, the agency which provides child welfare services shall provide to the person who is responsible for the child's welfare, at the time of the child's placement in protective custody, a copy of the pamphlet described in paragraph (k) of subsection 1 of NRS 432B.190.
4. When the court appoints a guardian ad litem or special advocate for a child, an agency which provides child welfare services shall give the guardian ad litem or special advocate access to all reports and records relevant to the case.
Nev. Admin. Code § 432B.280
Welfare Div., Standards for Child Protective Services part Art. III-G, eff. 9-11-87-NAC A by Div. of Child & Fam. Services, 7-8-96