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
The Daily Mail Online reviewed this question in a recent article. A family law firm in Great Britain that analyzed the evidence believes that they do.
A premarital agreement, or prenup, is a legal document prepared in advance of a couple’s marriage. When properly prepared, they are generally considered to…read more
Pecos Law Group Welcomes Kirby Wellsread more
Pecos Law Group is pleased to announce that long time attorney Kirby Wells has joined the firm in an Of Counsel capacity. Kirby has been practicing law in Nevada since 1973 and will focus his time on a select number of complex divorce cases…
As the number of reports and accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior grows, so does the number of high-profile offenders seeking help for their “sex addiction.” Our society tends to be more sympathetic to those whose transgressions are caused by a disease, than to those who have no such excuse….read more
A recent article in The Wall Street Journal suggests that parents often overlook certain legal documents they may need when their children turn 18. Just because you are still writing the checks, does not mean that you are still entitled to receive information about, or make decisions for, your…read more
1. There has been a change in the times of several speakers due to schedule conflicts, so please note all programs are subject to change.
2. Judge Tao is unable to appear due to his schedule, but Justice Gibbons will be replacing him. Justice Gibbons, Justice Pickering and Court of…read more
Bruce Shapiro of Pecos Law Group was named the Best Lawyers 2018 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Las Vegas.
Pecos Law Group is proud that its lawyers have received this honor in the four out of the five past years.
Family Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers…read more
Bruce Shapiro of Pecos Law Group Has an Article Published in The Fall Edition of Nevada Family Law ReportsBY: PecosLawGroup DATE: October 16, 2017 0 Comments
Bruce Shapiro’s article titled “Four Myths of the Bench” appears in the Fall 2017 issue of the “Nevada Family Law Reports,” the publication of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada.
This article discusses how some family court judges make it more difficult for attorneys, and as…read more
Registration is now open for the
Annual State Bar of Nevada Advanced Family Law Program,
December 7, 2017, 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Register at: http://sbn.peachnewmedia.com/store/seminar/seminar.php?seminar=97989
The program last year sold out early.read more
In Nevada, disabled individuals are entitled to child support even after they turn 18, or graduate from high school, if they meet certain conditions. NRS 125B.110 states that a parent must support, beyond the age of majority, a child “with a handicap” until that individual no longer has a…read more