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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...

Claus v. Claus: The Messy Divorce of the Merry Couple

Claus v. Claus: The Messy Divorce of the Merry Couple

By Kimber Laux, Esq, with contributions by Josh Aronson, Esq. The Marriage Santa Claus (hereinafter “Kris,” “Santa,” “Mr. Claus,” “Mr. Kringle”) was born in 280 A.D. Before he met Mrs. Claus, Santa was a bachelor and entrepreneur living alone in the North Pole and...

The 12 Days of Divorce

The 12 Days of Divorce

Everyone knows the song – on the Nth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, N Xs, wherein N is the day of Christmas and X is whatever the gift of the day is.  Yeah, I can even turn songs into math. This is more of a bonus blog post more so than an “I will teach you...

SUCCESSFUL CO-PARENTING: Another obtainable goal

SUCCESSFUL CO-PARENTING: Another obtainable goal

Our previous blog addressing why one should be “thankful for divorce” brilliantly touched on the benefits that can be reaped by adults whose marriages ended in divorce.  (Addressing why divorce is something you can be thankful for.)   When dealing with the break-up of...

What I’m Thankful for this Holiday Season: DIVORCE

What I’m Thankful for this Holiday Season: DIVORCE

What I’m Thankful for this Holiday Season: DIVORCE Divorce gets a bad rap.  People say divorce is a scourge on our society.  Divorce rates are too high. Divorce breaks up families.  Divorce is the hobgoblin of little minds (that one might be a paraphrase).     I...