The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, contains some of the most significant changes to the tax code in the past 30 years. This article will look at how those changes affect the deductibility of business expenses such as entertainment,…read more
Many professional athletes have no idea what they are going to do with their lives after their career is over. While some have their “celebrity” as value that may enable them to earn a living, many have nothing. This makes financial planning, and even marriage planning, critical for athletes…read more
Family Law CLE inspired by the Beatles
December 6, 2018
8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
7.0 CLE credits, 1.5 ethics credit pending
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Program and descriptions and speakers to be released
within the next several weeks
Curtis R. Rawlings, Esq.
Jennifer Poynter-Willis, Esq.
Carli L. Sansone, Esq.
Alicia S. Exley, Esq.
Stephanie C. Charter, Esq.
3551 E. Bonanza Road, #110
Las Vegas, Nevada 89110
(across from Family Court)
Phone: (702) 263-9161
Las Vegas QDRO
8925 S. Pecos Road, Suite 14C
Henderson, Nevada 89074
vegas west attorneys
5594 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 120
Las Vegas, Nevada 89148
Pecos Law…read more
Despite the Supreme Court’s invalidation of all state bans on same-sex marriages on constitutional grounds in Obergefell v. Hodges, judges in certain states continue to refuse to sign marriage licenses of same-sex couples. In an effort to appear neutral, however, these judges are refusing to sign all marriage licenses,…read more
Those not involved with the legal system may not be familiar with a “Senior Judge.” Under the Supreme Court Rules, the Nevada Supreme Court may appoint retired judges to hear cases as if they were still an active judge. Let’s set aside the fact that both current and past…read more
For many years, the child support guidelines in Nevada have remained the same. In the case of a primary physical custody order, the presumptive child support amount to be paid to the custodial parent is based on a specific percentage of the non-custodial parent’s gross monthly income: 18% for…read more
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has important ramifications for all couples considering divorce this year, but several of its provisions will be especially impactful on couples with significant assets and/or incomes. Such couples will want to seriously consider finalizing a divorce in 2018, before the new…read more
The court battle between actress Sofia Vergara and her ex-husband, Nick Loeb was recently big news. Years ago, Vergara and Loeb created two embryos through in vitro fertilization (IVF) and froze them, agreeing to keep them in storage. After Vergara and Loeb broke up and divorced, they disagreed about…read more
If you pay or receive alimony, you are familiar with the tax consequences; alimony is deductible for the payer, and reportable as income to the recipient. Beginning in 2019, the questionably named “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will drastically change the way alimony is treated for tax purposes. Alimony…read more