In the January issue of the ABA Journal, there is an article based on the recent book by Susan Cain called “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.” The book, written by a former lawyer, discusses how society has become extroverted and introverts are…read more
The proverbial “third rail” is actually a rail that provides electric power to trains. This rail, although necessary for public transit, threatens electrocution of anyone who stumbles into or intentionally touches the rail. That’s why, in politics, the third rail has come to mean any issue or subject which…read more
Bruce Shapiro of Pecos Law Group is celebrating his 25th anniversary as being a licensed Nevada attorney.BY: Las Vegas Divorce Attorneys PecosLawGroup DATE: December 22, 2015 0 Comments read more
After months, sometimes years, of contentious and traumatic divorce litigation, the family court finally enters your Decree of Divorce. You finally have a little peace. No more posturing, no more recriminating emails, no more tense child exchanges. So, when your ex-spouse doesn’t pay make the equalization payment or gets…read more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision uniformly legalizing gay marriage across the United States in June 2015 not only established a legal framework allowing same-sex unions, but it indirectly provided gay spouses with immediate access to divorce courts. That remedy was often previously denied to gay couples who traveled…read more
Several new child custody laws went into effect with the enactment of Assembly Bill (AB) 263 on October 1, 2015. Among those laws, is a statute that explicitly sets forth, for the first time in the State of Nevada, that there is a “preference that joint physical would be…read more
The Annual State Bar of Nevada Advanced Family Law Program is being held on December 3, 2015, at the new State Bar office in Las Vegas.
The program features seven hours of CLE credit, including one hour of ethics and lunch courtesy of Lawyers Solutions Group. Speakers include Ishi…read more
Annual State Bar of Nevada Advanced Family Law Program
December 3, 2015
8:45 a.m – 4:45 p.m.
7.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit
State Bar of Nevada Office
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Lunch courtesy of Lawyers Solutions Group
8:45 a.m. Introduction by Moderator, Bruce Shapiro
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Ishi Kunin…read more
An article in Businessweek magazine this week discusses how the American legal system dispenses justice like an assembly line. The article states that 95% of criminal cases are resolved by plea deals. Defective produce claims are settled in class actions that benefit the lawyers more than the alleged victims. …read more
Immediately following the December 3, 2015, State Bar of Nevada of Advanced CLE program, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., will be the Family Law Pro Bono Celebration. This reception will honor family law practitioners who have made a pledge or donation in support of pro bono service. You…read more