Nevada Divorce Cases 101

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Family court has its own
procedural rules, which is why it is important to hire an attorney experienced
in the field to handle your case. The following is a simplified, bare-bones
outline of what you can expect during your divorce case:

Hiring an attorney: You will likely
consult with at least one attorney before…

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Deviating from Nevada’s Child Support Presumptions

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Part 1: Introduction and NRS
125B.080(9)(a)

          The
Child Support Enforcement Amendments of 1984 required all states to develop
advisory mathematical guidelines to calculate child support awards by October
1, 1987.  As a result, the Nevada
legislature enacted NRS 125B.070 and 125B.080 in 1987, which statutes were
modeled after Wisconsin’s percentage of income formula.

          The
Family Support…

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Law School Without the Law Degree?

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Law school
enrollment has seen some interesting trends in the last two decades. From 1976
to 2000, law school enrollment grew steadily. Then, between 2000 and 2002, law
schools increased their first-year enrollment by 11%. This increase continued
and peaked at 2010 at 52,404 incoming law students (compared to about $43,000
in the year…

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KNOW YOUR LAS VEGAS FAMILY COURT JUDGE

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More
so than in other courts, decisions made by family court judges involve
significant discretion.  Judges are human
and fallible.  Their personal biases,
philosophies, and life experiences influence their rulings and “tip the scales”
in their decision making.  That’s why the
lawyers at Pecos Law Group believe that knowing your judge is almost as important
as…

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vegas east attorneys

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vegas east attorneys is proud to announce that Alicia Exley has received a Circle of Support Award from the Clark County Bar Association for demonstrating exceptional dedication to community service.

The Circle of Support Award was created by former Clark County Bar Association President Dara Goldsmith to signify the strength…

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Nevada Custody Cases 101

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When two parents need a custody order and are not married, certain procedural rules apply, which is why it is important to hire an attorney experienced in child custody law to handle your case. The following is a simplified, bare-bones outline of what to expect during a Nevada…

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BLOG Living Apart Together

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Separated – by choice? The Increasing Popularity of “Living Apart Together”

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discussed married couples who are living apart – not due to estrangement, but due to preference. Sometimes called “Living Apart Together,” the trend is becoming increasingly popular among both married and…

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