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Counsel, have you spoken to your clients today?

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When clients come to Court to finalize their divorce, the Plaintiff is asked this question, “Is it true you are incompatible in your marriage and that it is impossible to live together as husband and wife?” On one occasion, as the husband was asked this question, he dissolved into tears, his shoulders shook as he Read More

Why It’s Better to Mediate than Litigate!

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So often there is no real conflict. That is, no domestic violence, no addictive behaviors and no reason why two parents can’t co-parent their children. And yet I would have parents and their lawyers battling over the title of “primary custodian”; setting a trial, and engaging in endless discovery to find some little piece of Read More

How will new Nevada same-sex marriages impact the Las Vegas family court system?

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After a federal appeals court upheld gay marriage rulings in Nevada earlier this month, Las Vegas has started to issue its first marriage licenses to same sex couples. Both Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto have said that they will not contest the federal appeals court’s ruling – effectively Read More

The two legal actions typically involved in Adoption in Las Vegas

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Adoption in Las Vegas often involves two different legal actions. An adoption cannot occur until an uninvolved or physically abusive parent has his or her parental rights terminated. If the other biological parent is deceased a termination of parental rights will not be necessary. It is frequently difficult to locate parents whose parental rights are Read More

Case Study: Divorce Across State Lines

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The following case shows a divorce attorney’s ability to resolve disputes and disagreements during divorce proceedings in a mutually satisfactory settlement between spouses. Man and Woman, Husband and Wife The jurisdictional issues of this case arose when the husband, represented by me, remained in the state in which the married couple had resided. The Husband Read More