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…
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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
“We Can’t Buy Food Because Dad Spent All Our Money:” Parental Alienation Syndrome vs. Divorce Related Malicious Parent SyndromeBY: PecosLawGroup DATE: September 09, 2019 0 Comments
The term “parental alienation” is often thrown around in custody litigation – sometimes legitimately and sometimes not so much. “Parental Alienation Syndrome” was first named by psychiatrist Dr. Richard A. Garners in the 1980’s and occurs when a parent attempts to turn a child against the other parent, often…read more
Adoptions have been performed for millennia. The Code of Hammurabi, a code of law used by the ancient Mesopotamians as far back as 1754 B.C., mentions adoption. One of these laws dictated that if a man took in a male child and “brought him up” as a son, then…read more
You’re thinking about getting a divorce and the prospect of dealing with what might be ahead can be overwhelming. Protect yourself by consulting with a divorce attorney immediately, so you know how to safeguard your interests. One of the most common regrets in divorce forums is not hiring an…read more
One of the biggest fears in a divorce case is the unknown. One way to address that fear is by understanding what to expect of the process.
In general, a divorce begins with a document called a “complaint.” The complaint is filed by the person initiating the divorce. That person…read more