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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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
“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
Pecos Law Group is proud to announce thatread more
attorney Jennifer Poynter-Willis’ article “Determining Community Property
Assets and Debts in a Divorce Case” was published in the COMMUNIQUE, the
official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (February 2019). The article attempts to assist litigants with
discovery mechanisms as a means to determine a…
Though it does notread more
happen often, sometimes a parent encounters a situation in which the other
parent or a third party has wrongfully withheld a child from that parent for an
extended period or has alienated a child from that parent to the point that
reunification may not be possible or take a…