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How A Car Accident Attorney Can Get You The Most From Your Recorded Statement 

If you have been involved in a car accident, the insurance companies for you, and the other driver, may want to talk to you right away. They may threaten that if you don't talk to them, they won't pay your medical bills or pay to fix your car. Often times, they will ask that your statement about the accident be recorded. In our opinion, you should NEVER giv...

Top 5 Myths About Father’s Rights In Child Custody Cases

Once again, we are writing about father’s rights in custody cases. No matter how many clients we see and how many consultations we do, we continue to hear the same misinformation about father’s rights and how custody works for dads. We have prepared this article to debunk some of the common myths regarding father’s rights in custody cases. 1. Mothers are...

Should I Hire A Lawyer or Paralegal?

It happens almost once a week that we meet with a client that had their original divorce or custody paperwork drafted by a paralegal. The client thought they were saving time and money by hiring a paralegal to draw up their documents instead of coming to an attorney. While paralegals do offer appropriate services in some family law matters, hiring a paraleg...

CPS Has Taken My Children Now What?

If CPS has been investigating an allegation of abuse and neglect, there is a chance that CPS may determine that the children are not safe in your care. As a result, CPS may remove your children from your home. In these circumstances, time is of the essence and it is important to understand the next step in resolving the abuse and neglect allegations. Our ch...

Tips If You Are In An Accident In Las Vegas

According to a recent report Las Vegas ranked 144 out of200 cities for driver safety. Las Vegas drivers are 21% more likely to have an accident than the national average and are estimated to have one accident every 8 years. A leading cause of automobile accidents in Las Vegas is driver distraction/inattention. Reasons for driver inattention/distraction i...

TAKING YOUR FAMILY LAW CASE TO TRIAL: BE PREPARED, BE CONFIDENT AND YOU CAN WIN

Your divorce and/or custody has been set for trial. You can feel the panic setting in. How will you afford a lawyer? You could lose your children, your money and maybe your home if you don’t prepare and have your ducks in a row…but you cant possibly afford a lawyer (maybe you can –subject of a different article). Regardless, there is no need to panic. Even ...

5 Tips For Getting Divorced Fast

TOP 5 TIPS FOR GETTING DIVORCED FAST One of the first questions clients ask when pursuing a divorce is “how long will it take?” The time to get a divorce depends largely on how amicable both parties are, even in cases that are complex. If the parties are contentious and want to argue over everything, the divorce will take longer. If the parties agree to ...

Pitfalls of Family Court Mediation

In Clark County, Nevada if you are divorcing with children or going through a custody battle there is a very good chance you will end up at the Family Mediation Center (FMC) to attempt mediation with your ex. While mediation may seem like a nice idea, there are disadvantages to mediating custody and divorce cases especially in Clark County. Understanding th...

What is my Personal Injury Case worth?

This is usually the number one question clients ask when they are ready to retain a personal injury attorney . Very rarely can a personal injury lawyer answer this question at the outset of a case. If you come across a lawyer that promises a specific number, run away from their office fast – this is unethical and unless the lawyer has magical powers, no at...

Picking a school for the kids after divorce

As the new school year approaches, my office is often flooded with parents desperately trying to determine where they child will attend school now that the client is divorced. Usually the questions include: who decides what school the kids go to, what if we can’t agree on the school, what if my school is the better school? These questions, and others, often...

5 Tips for Filing An Insurance Claim After An Auto Accident

You were just in an auto accident and you have insurance. Follow these tips about filing a claim with your insurance company to maximize your available insurance benefits: 1. Notify the company right away. Call your agent or your insurance company’s hotline as soon as possible. Don’t let the bills or receipts pile up. Your policy might require that you n...

What You Should Know About Attorney's Fees

Frequently fees are not discussed early enough, candidly enough, or in enough detail even though fees are an important part of the attorney-client relationship. Often, attorneys spend the least amount of time with their clients discussing fees. Why? Generally, because the discussion can be uncomfortable for both the client and the attorney. We have put toge...