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Our Practice Areas

McFarling Law Group is a law firm practicing in all areas of family law in Las Vegas. Below is a brief description of each practice area with links to more thorough pages for each practice area.

Appeals 

If you believe that the family court has made a mistake in its decision in your case, or won a case, but the other party has appealed the decision, McFarling Law Group can help.

International Family Law

If you have a family law issues that involves issues in other countries, foreign languages or multi-cultural issues, McFarling Law Group can help.

Divorce

If you need representation to protect your interests in a divorce proceedings from simple to complex, McFarling Law Group can help.

Uncontested Divorce

If you and your spouse agree to all the terms of a divorce or you need representation to protect your interests and ensure the paperwork is done properly of or you have not yet reached an agreement, but would like to work together for an amicable divorce, McFarling Law Group can help.

Child Custody

When you need the family court to assist in protecting the best interests of your child in a dispute with the other parent, McFarling Law Group can help.

LGBTQ Representation

If you need assistance with family law issues and want an attorney and law firm that will be respectful and aware of unique legal and other issues facing the LGBTQ community, McFarling Law Group can help.

Prenuptial Agreements

Prior to getting married, two people can enter into an agreement to define their rights to property and support during the marriage and in the event of divorce or death. If you need a prenuptial agreement drafted or need an attorney to represent you in reviewing a prenuptial agreement drafted by your fiance’s attorney, McFarling Law Group can help.

QDRO’s

Special orders are required to divide a pension or retirement plan in a divorce. McFarling Law Group can prepare those orders to meet the plan requirements.

Annulment

Parties who were married in Nevada or live in Nevada may request an annulment of a marriage due to fraud, want of understanding and other reasons. Whether you are bringing a claim for annulment or defending against one, McFarling Law Group can help.

Legal Separation

If you want to separate from your spouse with court orders to protect you, but are not looking to be divorced at this time, McFarling Law Group can help.

Alimony

If you are in need of financial support from your spouse as part of a divorce case, defending against a claim for alimony or involved in the modification of alimony, McFarling Law Group can help.

Domestic Violence

If you have been the victim of domestic violence and need to ensure that your rights are protected against your abuser, McFarling Law Group can help.

Child Custody Modification

If there has been a change of circumstances affecting the welfare of your child, the Court can consider modifying child custody. Whether you are asking to modify custody, or defending against a request to modify, McFarling Law Group can help.

Child Support

Whether you need to obtain child support, defend against a request for child support, or are involved in modification of child support, McFarling Law Group can help.

Paternity

If you have a child and are not married to the other parent and the father was not named on the birth certificate, paternity can be established through filing a paternity petition with the court. McFarling Law Group can help.

Father’s Rights in Nevada

Nevada has strong laws to help fathers to seek equal custody rights to their children. If you are a father seeking custody of your children, McFarling Law Group can help.

Parental Rights for Same Sex Parents

Nevada has strong laws to ensure that same sex parents can both have recognized parental rights. If you need to establish or ensure your parental rights in a same sex parenting relationship, McFarling Law Group can help.

Relocation of Children

In order to move with your children out of Nevada, you need either the other parent’s or the court’s permission. If you are wanting to relocate, or your child’s other parent is asking to relocate, McFarling Law Group can help.

Parental Abduction

If your child has been abducted by the other parent, or if you are being accused of kidnapping your own child, McFarling Law Group can help.

International Parental Abduction

If your child has been abducted by the other parent from another country to Nevada, or you have been accused of kidnapping your child from another country to Nevada, McFarling Law Group can help.

Grandparent and Non-Parent Visitation

Certain people who are not the parent of a child may request that the Court grant them visitation. If you are seeking such visitation or a parent defending a request for someone to have court ordered visitation with your child, McFarling Law Group can help.

Third Party Child Custody

If the parents of a child are unable to provide for the child’s basic needs, the court can designate a non-parent as the custodian for that child. If you are seeking child custody or a parent defending against someone seeking custody over your child, McFarling Law Group can help.

Minor Guardianships

If the parents of a child are unable to provide for the child’s basic needs, the court can appoint a guardian to care for that child. If you are seeking guardianship or a parent defending against someone seeking guardianship over your child, McFarling Law Group can help.

Adoption

A stepparent or person within three degrees of relation to a child can petition to adopt a child when the rights of a parent have been relinquished, terminated or are otherwise no longer in place.

Termination of Parental Rights

If a parent has neglected or abandoned his/her child, the court can terminate parental rights. If you would like to ask to terminate the parental rights of a parent or are a parent defending against a request to terminate your parental rights, McFarling Law Group can help.

Minor Name Change

If you have a minor child whose name needs to be changed through a court order, McFarling Law Group can help.

Adult Name Change

If you are an adult whose name needs to be changed through a court order, McFarling Law Group can help.

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