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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

5 Reasons to Get a Prenup

A prenuptial agreement is an agreement between two people that deals with the financial consequences of their marriage ending. In order to take control of your lives in the event of a divorce, rather than leave it in the hands of the Court, it makes sense for many people to get a prenup. In some cases, it is particularly important to have a prenup to protec...

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...