According to the data from the National Survey of Family Growth from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 33% of first marriages end in either separation or divorce by the end of the first ten years. While very few anticipate a divorce or separation when they…read more
Las Vegas Family Law
You may have heard that the Supreme Court of the United States will be taking up Brackeen v. Haaland, with several amicus briefs having been filed and oral arguments likely commencing in November 2022. But what is Brackeen about? What is the Indian Child Welfare Act and why could…read more
BRUCE SHAPIRO NAMED 2022 FAMILY LAWYER OF THE YEAR BY U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS’ DIRECTORY; PECOS LAW GROUP RECEIVES A TOP TIER LAS VEGAS RANKING IN THE 2022 “BEST LAW FIRMS”BY: PecosLawGroup DATE: August 03, 2022 0 Comments
Pecos Law Group lawyer Bruce Shapiro was named the 2022 Family Lawyer of the Year by the prestigious U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ directory. Both Mr. Shapiro (for 12 consecutive years) and fellow PLG lawyer Paul Lemcke (for 17 consecutive years) have historically been included on the U.S. News…read more
Pecos Law Group attorneys Bruce Shapiro, Paul Lemcke and Jack Fleeman were selected to the prestigious Mountain States Super Lawyers list for 2022 in the practice area of Family Law. Mr. Lemcke has been named to the Super Lawyers list every year since 2007; Mr. Shapiro every year since…read more
After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many aspects of our everyday lives turned virtual. Office workers started participating in virtual meetings, children attended school virtually, individuals had virtual “get togethers” with friends. The legal system also had to find a way to continue operating safely. In many places, court hearings…read more
Bill and Melinda Gates. Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus. Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott. While celebrity news does not always mirror statistics, divorce among people over the age of 50 – so-called “gray divorce” – is on the rise.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau study done in 2016, among…read more
You’ve been on top of the world, as you and your partner have decided to get married. As the wedding approaches, however, reality sets in: How will you and your partner manage your finances after tying the knot? Will all of your income go into the same “pot?” Will…read more
WHAT VISITS VEGAS, DIVORCES IN VEGAS: The Nevada Supreme Court’s revision of the divorce residency requirement.BY: PecosLawGroup DATE: December 29, 2021 0 Comments
Introduction. For over a century, the world has seen Nevada as a mecca of the “quickie divorce.” Even though the Nevada Supreme Court has recognized that Nevada’s liberal six-week residency period makes this state an attractive forum in which to obtain a divorce, the court, since 1913, has steadfastly…read more
In 2019, Congressional Representative Katie Hill announced she was resigning from her position after nude photographs of her were published in an online publication. Hill alleged that the photographs were released by her husband, with whom she was going through a divorce.
With the proliferation of smartphones and the convenience…read more
In many custody matters between two parents, the Court will order that one or both parents is entitled to phone or video call contact with the minor child or children while they are in the care of the other parent. Depending on the specific circumstances of the case, the…read more