• Which Family Court Judge is Right for Your Case?

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    I am often “told” by prospective clients
    that they want a certain gender representing him or her in their divorce. While
    it is certainly up to an individual whom they choose to represent him or her in
    a divorce action, it is up to attorney to give the appropriate advice.  The “best…

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  • Bruce I. Shapiro of Pecos Law Group

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    Pecos Law Group is proud to announce that attorney
    Bruce Shapiro’s most recent article, “Establishing and Developing a New Family
    Law Practice:  Part 4:  Marketing, has been published in the Winter
    2019 issue of the Nevada Family Law Reporter.

              This most recent article describes how
    lawyers should always market themselves and opines that…

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  • “I Feel Like I’m Being Watched”: Spying by Family Law Litigants

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    Those who own and
    use smartphones are likely aware of the lack of real privacy present in today’s
    world. Perhaps you’ve noticed Facebook ads for items you previously Googled. Maybe
    you were the victim of ransomware on your computer, resulting in a loss of
    important documents.  

              These issues are particularly relevant
    in family…

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  • NEVADA CHILD SUPPORT LAW

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    1. NRS 125B.080: MODIFYING CHILD SUPPORT IN NEVADA

    In Nevada, the district court has authority to modify a support order only upon the finding of a factual or legal change in circumstances since the entry of the last order. Rivero v. Rivero, 125 Nev. Adv. Op. 34, 25, 216 P.3d…

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  • Experienced Nevada Appellate Attorneys

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    Experienced Nevada Appellate Attorneys
     

    Pecos Law Group has experienced Nevada Appellate lawyers to handle your Nevada Supreme Court appeals.  Not all attorneys are appeals lawyers.  Appellate representation in the Nevada Supreme Court requires specific skill and experience.  Judges are not perfect, and you are not necessarily stuck with a poor…

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  • Why the IRS Isn’t Completely Heartless: Innocent Spouse, Separation of Liability, and Equitable Relief

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    It’s not uncommon in a marriage where one spouse is responsible for preparing the couple’s joint tax return and the other spouse signs off without reviewing it. After all, it’s their spouse and they’ve always done the taxes. They’re not going to do anything wrong, right?

    Typically, when a married…

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  • Online Compatibility: Not Just for Dating Anymore

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    Most are familiar with the online dating site Match.com, as it was launched 23 years ago. In the last two decades, this same “compatibility technology” has now expanded. To the surprise of many, the technology is now being used to place children in the foster care system with potential…

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  • Is Divorce Contagious? Science Says, “Maybe.”

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    A stereotype that divorce attorneys are all too familiar with is the idea that divorce is “contagious,” and that the person who wants to get a divorce “got the idea” from a friend or relative. Divorce lawyers hear this accusation all the time from their clients, but an in-depth…

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  • Giving Just Got Better: Using Qualified Charitable Distributions to Reduce Taxable Income

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    The Qualified Charitable Distribution, or QCD, has been around since 2006. Recent tax law changes make the QCD more than just a convenience; it is now a viable instrument for some people to reduce their taxable income.

    Using a Qualified Charitable Distribution is a method to make a charitable gift…

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  • How the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impacts Certain Business Expenses

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    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, contains some of the most significant changes to the tax code in the past 30 years. This article will look at how those changes affect the deductibility of business expenses such as entertainment,…

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