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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Top 5 Myths About Custody Court

After having met with thousands of clients over the years, I tend to hear the same questions over and over again and it never fails how misinformed some clients are when it comes to their custody case. I have prepared this list to present and debunk the top 5 myths in custody matters: 1) My child will choose which parent he/she wants to live with at a cer...