In a previous blog post back in November 2015, we posed the question whether a divorce decree in Nevada has a shelf life. As luck would have it, the Nevada Supreme Court has now answered that question. And the answer is, “Yes.” A divorce decree in Nevada does have…read more
At Pecos Law Group, we are always looking for a challenging appeal to the Nevada Appellate courts to correct mistakes and injustices created by unfair or legally incorrect Family Court Decisions. Following are the appeals we currently have in progress:
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Pecos Law Group prevailed at the…read more
The Nevada Court of Appeals has reversed a family court judge’s decision to modify the parties’ marital settlement agreement that provided that a dad would pay for the children’s future college expenses.In this case, a local family court judge determined that because the specific amount dad would have to…read more
Attorney Jack W. Fleeman has been selected as one of Nevada’s 2016 Mountain States Rising Stars after a selection process that included nomination by at least one fellow attorney, in-depth research into Mr. Fleeman’s peer recognition and professional achievements, and evaluation by top-rated practioners within the area of family…read more
The law is based on precedent, therefore, lawyers tend to look at the past, rather than the future. We tend to try to reconcile contemporary issues with the past rather than to use the present to shape the future. As a result, there is little overall innovation in law…read more
Pecos Law Group attorneys Shann Winesett and Jack Fleeman recently completed multi-day training to become Clark County Family Court approved parenting coordinators.
As approved parenting coordinators, Mr. Winesett and Mr. Fleeman can now be appointed by our local family court judges to preside as special masters over certain types…read more
Pecos Law Group is pleased to announce that Attorney Shann D. Winesett was recently recognized by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Pro Bono Project for his dedication and service to the community in providing of legal services to indigent clients. The Pro Bono Project’s most recent award…read more
There is absolutely no excuse for litigants to have to wait more than 60 days to have a motion heard. It doesn’t matter if it involves custody, support, or pots and pans.
Can you imagine as a lawyer telling a new client “thank you for your business, but I can’t…read more
In April 2016, Prince’s sister, Tyka, initiated proceedings to appoint a special administrator to assist in the probate of the pop star’s multimillion dollar estate. The special administrator appears to be necessary because, notwithstanding Prince’s vast wealth, Prince appears to have failed to prepare a will. This seemingly minor…read more
There are no Nevada cases specifically addressing whether a spouse’s vacation or sick time is divisible as a community asset in the event of divorce. There are several other states, however, including community property states such as New Mexico and Washington, that have determined that vacation and sick time…read more