Moving Children out of State in Nevada (custody relocations)read more
Before the district court considers a motion to relocate, the requesting parent must show a good faith basis for the move. Where the parents have equal custody rights to their child, and the requesting parent is able to show a good…
A custody case out of Texas has made headlines recently after Senator Ted Cruz called a Dallas mother’s support of her child’s gender identity “abuse,” prompting more than 2,000 parents and pro-LGBTQ advocates to repudiate the comments.read more
Case law involving the parenting of gender-diverse children is limited and has evolved…
On December 5, 2019, State Bar of Nevada will hold its annual Advance Family Law Continuing Education program. Topics include: “Everything a Family Law Firm Should Know About Employment Law but Probably Doesn’t; “Family Court Essentials of Blockchain and Bitcoin;” “How Legalized Marijuana is Impacting Custody Litigation. Other topics…read more
In Nevada all is Community Property Until Divorceread more
In Nevada, all income acquired during marriage is community income. NRS 123.220. In fact, “the wages of either spouse during marriage are considered to be community funds regardless of which spouse earns the greater income or which spouse supports the community.” Norwest…
An attorney should not attempt to represent both parties in a divorce action. An attorney may accept the parties’ assurances that they desire no adversity or that there is substantial agreement concerning the manner of termination. Experience has shown, however, that if there is any considerable property or minor…read more
Divorce in Nevada: Custody Law
Physical and legal custody involved separate legal rights and control distinct factual scenarios. In determining both types of custody, the “sole consideration is the best interest of the child.” Parents are encouraged to cooperate and negotiate a custodial arrangement for their children before going to…read more
In an episode of the television show Portlandia entitled “Sharing Finances,” the unemployed Doug and his breadwinner girlfriend Claire decide to open a joint bank account after the idea is propositioned marriage-proposal-style. Things go downhill, however, when a charismatic salesman talks Doug into splurging on a hot tub, and…read more
Marriage Planning and Divorce Planning in Nevadaread more
When you get married in Nevada without a prenuptial agreement, you are expressly consenting to be bound by the laws of Nevada upon a divorce. Prenuptial agreements may not be considered “romantic,” but ugly divorces are even less romantic. It is generally easier…
December 5, 2019
8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
6.5 CLE credits, (1.0 ethics credit pending)
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Lunch courtesy of LawClerk
Award sponsored by vegas west attorneys.
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Introduction by Bruce Shapiro, Esq.
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: “Everything a Family Law Firm Should Know About Employment Law…read more
The impact of divorce on all married couples is uniformly difficult, from the inevitable hemorrhaging of time, emotion, and money in getting to the split, to the realization that you have built a life around a personal and economic union that is coming to an end, to the fear…read more