Is a GPS Tracker On Your Spouse’s Vehicle Legal In Nevada?

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Beginning on July 1, 2023, it became illegal to place a GPS tracker on an individual’s vehicle without their knowledge. The change came about due to Assembly Bill (“AB”) 356, a bipartisan bill approved unanimously by the Nevada Legislature and signed into law by Governor Lombardo.

The United States District…

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The Death of No-Fault Divorce?

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In 1969, then-Governor Ronald Reagan became the first to legalize “no-fault” divorce. California’s Family Law Act of 1969 started a trend of reform all over the country and now every State has a form of no-fault divorce.

What is “no-fault divorce”? Before no-fault divorce laws, in order to obtain a…

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Pecos Law Group December 2023 Blog

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Four Reasons Why Las Vegas is the Divorce Capital of the World

 

Las Vegas has certainly earned its reputation as the divorce capital of the world.  Some of the reasons are more obvious than others:

 

Short residency requirements.  While some states have residency requirements of up to six months, only…

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Home Sweet Home: What Happens To Your House After A Divorce?

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In 2019, Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott (formerly MacKenzie Bezos) ended their marriage after 25 years in what was the most expensive divorce in history and in what made Scott one of the world’s wealthiest women. Though most of the details of the divorce were kept private, it was…

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Brackeen v. Haaland and the ICWA: An Overview

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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…

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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”

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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…

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Three Pecos Law Group Lawyers Named Super Lawyers For 2022

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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…

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The Pros and Cons of Virtual Court Hearings

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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…

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