• Pecos Law Group is pleased to announce its newest office: vegas east attorneys

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    Curtis R. Rawlings, Esq.
    Jennifer Poynter-Willis, Esq.
    Carli L. Sansone, Esq.
    Alicia S. Exley, Esq.
    Stephanie C. Charter, Esq.

    3551 E. Bonanza Road, #110
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89110
    (across from Family Court)

    Phone: (702) 263-9161
    Website: vegaseastattorneys.com

    Las Vegas QDRO
    8925 S. Pecos Road, Suite 14C
    Henderson, Nevada 89074
    LasVegasqdro.com

    vegas west attorneys
    5594 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 120
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89148

    Pecos Law…

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  • Continued Reluctance to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

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    Despite the Supreme Court’s invalidation of all state bans on same-sex marriages on constitutional grounds in Obergefell v. Hodges, judges in certain states continue to refuse to sign marriage licenses of same-sex couples. In an effort to appear neutral, however, these judges are refusing to sign all marriage licenses,…

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  • The Nevada Senior Judge Program is Failing Family Court

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    Those not involved with the legal system may not be familiar with a “Senior Judge.” Under the Supreme Court Rules, the Nevada Supreme Court may appoint retired judges to hear cases as if they were still an active judge. Let’s set aside the fact that both current and past…

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  • NEW CHILD SUPPORT LAWS COMING TO NEVADA

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    For many years, the child support guidelines in Nevada have remained the same. In the case of a primary physical custody order, the presumptive child support amount to be paid to the custodial parent is based on a specific percentage of the non-custodial parent’s gross monthly income: 18% for…

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  • How Divorcing Couples with a High Net Worth May be Affected by the New Tax Law

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    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has important ramifications for all couples considering divorce this year, but several of its provisions will be especially impactful on couples with significant assets and/or incomes. Such couples will want to seriously consider finalizing a divorce in 2018, before the new…

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  • A Twenty-First Century Conundrum: What Happens to Frozen Embryos When a Couple Separates?

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    The court battle between actress Sofia Vergara and her ex-husband, Nick Loeb was recently big news. Years ago, Vergara and Loeb created two embryos through in vitro fertilization (IVF) and froze them, agreeing to keep them in storage. After Vergara and Loeb broke up and divorced, they disagreed about…

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  • THE FUTURE OF ALIMONY How the new tax law could affect divorce in Nevada

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    If you pay or receive alimony, you are familiar with the tax consequences; alimony is deductible for the payer, and reportable as income to the recipient. Beginning in 2019, the questionably named “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will drastically change the way alimony is treated for tax purposes. Alimony…

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  • Do premarital agreements with “loyalty clauses” encourage divorce?

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    The Daily Mail Online reviewed this question in a recent article. A family law firm in Great Britain that analyzed the evidence believes that they do.

    A premarital agreement, or prenup, is a legal document prepared in advance of a couple’s marriage. When properly prepared, they are generally considered to…

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  • Pecos Law Group Welcomes Kirby Wells

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    Pecos Law Group Welcomes Kirby Wells
    Pecos Law Group is pleased to announce that long time attorney Kirby Wells has joined the firm in an Of Counsel capacity. Kirby has been practicing law in Nevada since 1973 and will focus his time on a select number of complex divorce cases…

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  • Sex Addiction: A Real Disease or an Excuse for Bad Behavior?

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    As the number of reports and accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior grows, so does the number of high-profile offenders seeking help for their “sex addiction.” Our society tends to be more sympathetic to those whose transgressions are caused by a disease, than to those who have no such excuse….

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