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Father’s Rights in Nevada Custody Cases

Father’s Rights in Nevada Custody Cases

The Importance of Fathers In many ways, fathers have been given a bad reputation. Historically, they were seen as less involved in the care of their children for several reasons: fathers were expected to join the workforce to provide for their families financially;...

Understanding child support enforcement in Nevada

Understanding child support enforcement in Nevada

There are many resources available for parents who are unsure of their child support responsibilities or what their child support responsibility entails. A parent’s responsibility to support their child or children - also known as their child support “obligation” -...

Answers to Your Nevada Child Support Questions

Answers to Your Nevada Child Support Questions

Under Nevada law, each parent is obligated to provide support for their children. When parents are together, this is common sense and happens naturally in the parents’ routine; one or both parents may work and the parents work together to make sure the child is fed,...

Moving On? Everything You Need to Know About Nevada Divorce Laws

Moving On? Everything You Need to Know About Nevada Divorce Laws

Few life events prove as stressful and disheartening as divorce. Although the vast majority of couples don’t expect to separate when they tie the knot, life is unpredictable. Divorce is painful for everyone in the relationship, including the children if the parties...

Divorce in Nevada – What to Expect

Divorce in Nevada – What to Expect

You want pizza for dinner. You pick up your phone, order one, and in less than thirty minutes, it arrives at your house. You dive right in, and it’s exactly what you wanted—but then—you realize midway through that, even though it was great pizza, you don’t want to...

Uncontested Divorce – A Legal Haiku

Uncontested Divorce – A Legal Haiku

Today I provide Some priceless information At no cost to you Divorce is costly Not only financially: Emotionally Lawyers charge money To argue on your behalf We don’t work for free If you can agree On all substantial issues Divorce can be cheap Feelings can be saved...

Your Questions Answered: Supervised Visitation.

Your Questions Answered: Supervised Visitation.

The name alone — “court-ordered supervised visitation” — sounds sterile and awkward. Being supervised as an adult is never comfortable. But supervised visitation should be viewed as an opportunity, not a sentence. By making the most of supervised visits, you can show...

Power of Attorney or Guardianship?

Power of Attorney or Guardianship?

A common question people ask is, “Do I need a Power of Attorney or a court-appointed guardianship in order to handle the affairs of my loved one?” The common lawyer answer is, “It depends.” Power of Attorney A Power of Attorney is a document wherein one person, who at...

The New Nevada Child Support Law – Winners, Losers & Charts

The New Nevada Child Support Law – Winners, Losers & Charts

Noted child support expert Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson once lyrically opined, “Have a baby by me, baby, be a millionaire.” For a long time in Nevada, that advice did not hold.  Child support was capped at a presumptive maximum amount of under $1,200 per month per child,...