Custody Litigation Involving Gender-Diverse Children

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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.
Case law involving the parenting of gender-diverse children is limited and has evolved…

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State Bar of Nevada Annual Advance CLE Program

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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…

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Pecos Law Group November 2019 Blog

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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…

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“Our Money:” When Couples Commingle Finances

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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…

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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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