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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...

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...