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How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce Or Custody Case

Just this week, I was meeting with a client about her custody case when she handed me a printout of her ex’s social media page. I was shocked at the content and how freely he discussed the number of illegal and prescription drugs he was taking to “just get through the day.” He even included pictures of his pipes, other paraphernalia and several pill bottles...

Top 3 Tips When Facing DUI Charges

Most people get pulled over for traffic infractions but being pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving is a very different scenario. Remember that if you are stopped on suspicion of DUI, the officer will watch everything you do very carefully and the officer will keep track of everything you say. If the officer believes you are intoxicated, he may ask yo...

Can CPS Force Me To Take A Drug Test?

Sadly, in researching this article, there are very few resources that explain parents’ rights when CPS is called to conduct an initial investigation. Believe me, we looked and looked, and had a difficult time finding cases across the country where Courts have specifically addressed a parent’s rights before CPS removes a child. In handling hundreds of CPS c...

Information About Filing A Nevada Divorce

Our office receives a lot of calls for divorce where we are just unable to assist the caller. We crafted this article to explain the basic requirements for filing a Nevada divorce. What are the reasons I can divorced in Nevada? Either spouse may file for divorce in Nevada as long as that spouse has statutory grounds for the divorce and meets the re...

5 Questions To Ask Your Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Finding the right Las Vegas Domestic Violence Lawyer could be the difference between jail time and having your case completely dismissed. Even a misdemeanor domestic violence charge can bring catastrophic consequences to you, your family and your livelihood. This is particularly true if you have been falsely accused of an act of domestic violence which happ...

DEFENDING ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD ABUSE FROM A PARENT ATTORNEY

Child abuse allegations appear to be on the rise. Many of the cases we see involve an angry ex making false accusations of child abuse to gain an advantage in a custody or divorce proceeding. While there are many false allegations of child abuse occurring, there are also real instances of child endangerment that might result in children being removed from a...

What To Do If You Are Pulled Over By Police

No matter how long you have been driving, there is a good chance, at some point you will be pulled over by the police. We offer the following tips in the event you are pulled over: 1. Don’t Panic. Be pulled over by police can be scary. In most cases, it is because you committed a traffic violation like speeding or not stopping at a stop sign. It’s usuall...

Hire THE BEST Divorce Attorney (For You)

In my practice as a divorce attorney, I have often been referred to as a fighter, a pitbull, honest, fair and sometimes even the “B” word. I’m not sure that these descriptions mean that I’m a better attorney than other divorce lawyer, but when I ask my clients why they feel my practice is better than others, the results are often the same. Likewise, the cri...

Nevada Speeding Tickets –The Basics

Everyone gets one eventually, right? At least that is what most people will tell you about getting a speeding ticket, especially in Nevada. However, getting a speeding ticket doesn’t mean that your driving record, insurance rates and your time has to suffer. This article explains the basics about Nevada Speeding Tickets and how a traffic ticket attorney can...

Share The Road - Bicyclists and Drivers

As an avid cyclists, it can be scary out there "sharing the road." As a driver, it is important to remember that bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as Nevada drivers. Cyclists must ride to the right unless they are preparing to turn left or are able to match the speed of traffic. Cyclists must obey all traffic signs and signals and use han...

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys Answer Your Questions About Miranda Rights

As Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys, we often hear from our clients that they were not properly given their Miranda warnings. You know, a Miranda warning, where the police tell you that you have the right to remain silent, that anything you say can be used against you in Court and that you have a right to an attorney. Unfortunately, most people don’t un...

Fathers Rights In Family Court -Top 5 Tips

It still amazes me that to this day, with all of the arguments about gender equality, that fathers still believe that they do not have equal rights to their children. In Nevada, our custody laws have gone so far as to reiterate that preference is not given to a parent based on gender. In English, this means that mothers are not preferred over fathers. Fathe...

Tips For Modifying Nevada Child Support

Child support is the financial contribution made by one parent to help support his/her child. If you believe you pay too much or receive too little child support, Nevada law generally allows either parent to request support modifications. A recalculation will be done if any of the following is true: If you have an existing Court order for child support, ...

Making Divorce Less Stressful

Going through a divorce is a major life change and can be very stressful. To handle the stress of a divorce, there are things you can do to help ease your anxiety and make the process a little easier to handle. We offer these tips as a way to make your divorce easier to handle: 1. Treat yourself . If you are under stress from divorce now is the time to st...

Top Tips For Parenting Through Divorce

After handling over a thousand family law cases involving children, there are many behaviors we have seen that lead to happy children after a divorce. Unfortunately, we also see many behaviors that lead to miserable divorces, and as a result, miserable children. We are offering the following tips to those going through a divorce with children. By no means ...

Aggressive Driving Can Cost You

Aggressive driving is all around us. Most of us see it every day - the road racer, the red light runner, the tailgater, the frequent lane changer. Nevada traffic laws make aggressive driving an offense in and of itself. If a driver speeds, creates an immediate hazard and commits two other offenses such as red light running or tailgating over the course of o...

Tips for Family Mediation

Would you ask a stranger you only knew for a few minutes to decide who should have custody of your children or how often you should see them or what holidays you should have with them? If you are involved in a custody dispute, and your answer to this is “no” (and it should be) then you will want to attend family court mediation. Mediation has become more a...

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

How Much Is My Divorce Going to Cost? If you are asking what the price of a divorce will cost you , you are in the wrong place. This is the wrong question to be asking and it is a good thing you are here so that we can set the record straight. The right question is “what do I need to do to ensure that my divorce goes smoothly, is handled efficie...

The Basics Of Las Vegas Divorce

Getting a Las Vegas divorce begins with filing a “Complaint for Divorce.” In a contested divorce, the Complaint is written by one spouse (the plaintiff) and served on the other spouse (the defendant). The Complaint is not effective until it has been signed and verified by the plaintiff and filed with the Family Court. The complaint must be filed in a stat...

Questions To Ask At Your Initial Divorce Consultation

Preparation is the key to any successful venture. If you want to reach a sound resolution in your divorce case, you need a knowledgeable and powerful ally on your side. Finding the right attorney for your case is important and takes time. There are many hassles when going through a divorce and finding the right attorney can help you avoid these headaches wh...