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Top Tips If You Are Arrested In Las Vegas

People get arrested everyday. Some arrests are for legitimate reasons and some are based upon faulty information or have no basis at all. Being arrested is terrible, but being arrested can be made worse because people tend to make critical mistakes upon being arrested. If you are arrested in Las Vegas, are criminal defense attorneys have prepared these tips...

Traffic Warrants In Clark County (Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas)

When you receive a traffic ticket, you have certain obligations including appearing for your court date. When you resolve your traffic citation, you may have additional obligations such as paying a fine, providing proof of registration or insurance or a driver’s license, or completing traffic school. Usually the obligations you have when your ticket is reso...

Kids, Pets and Driving in Las Vegas

Las Vegas driving can be distracting enough. Add children or a pet to your vehicle and driving in Las Vegas can be almost impossible. Nevada law requires drivers to comply with certain provisions when transporting children and pets. We offer these reminders of the law in Nevada. If you don’t follow it, chances are you will receive a ticket. Don't Leave ...

Marijuana Possession Questions? We've Got Answers.

Drug possession laws in Nevada, particularly about marijuana, are confusing and sometimes excessive. Understanding your legal rights when it comes to marijuana possession is important to protect your record and your freedom. This article discusses various aspects of marijuana possession laws in Nevada. Can I be charged with a felony for marijuana posses...

How An Adoption Attorney Can Help You

If you are a family member, foster parent, friend or recruited adoptive resource, having an adoption attorney can greatly assist in easing the stress of going through the adoption process. In many cases, foster parents and other adoptive placements are usually shuffled through the adoption process with very little input and usually no legal representation. ...

Nevada Joint Petition Divorces

When clients come to see of us for divorce consultations, most of the time they are looking for the fastest, easiest and cheapest way to get a divorce. In almost every consultation, I ask my divorce clients if they have talked to the other side about the divorce and if they answer yes, I next ask why they cant do a joint petition. Most of the time, my divor...

The Good, The Bad and The Truth About Supervised Visitation

About once a week, I get a client demanding that their ex be forced to endure visitation with the children in a supervised setting. It usually takes a great deal of patience and a lengthy, but frank discussion, to get my client to understand that judges don’t just hand out supervised visitation like candy. Stated another way, supervised visitation is ...

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...