• Grandparents' Rights in Nevada Custody Cases

      Last week, I declared my candidacy for the Nevada State Assembly. Among the various areas I’ve identified that motivated me to run for office, two are direct products of my work as a family and estate ...

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    • The Two Sides of Child Custody in Nevada

      As a Nevada family lawyer, I often get calls that start like this: “How do I get custody of my children?” or, “Which one of us is going to get custody of the kids in our divorce ?” Obviously, one of ...

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    • Putting the Children First - Child Custody and Divorce

      Last week, we shared an article on our Facebook page about the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ newly released “Child Centered Residential Guidelines”, the aim of which is to improve the ...

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    • Social Media and Your Family Court Case

      Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the 27th Annual Nevada Family Law Conference up in Ely. It was a wonderful opportunity to spend some time learning alongside colleagues and judges from ...

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    • 5 Reasons You Should Hire an Estate Planning Lawyer

      Last week, I talked about the prevalence of the “do-it-yourself” (DIY) mentality, and I urged my readers to avoid the potential pitfalls of taking a DIY approach to divorce . Perhaps no other area of ...

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    • The Importance of Estate Planning

      The news has been full of death lately, specifically cancer deaths, with the disease having recently taken, among others, Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, and Dan Haggerty in ...

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    • Getting the Most Out of Nevada's Appellate Settlement Program

      Most laypeople are familiar with the basic concept of an appeal: if you get a result in district court that you believe is incorrect, you “take it up on appeal” – that is, you seek review from a ...

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    • 5 Reasons You Should Hire A Divorce Lawyer

      The “do-it-yourself” movement is alive and well in America these days. There’s even a popular cable channel dedicated to DIY endeavors. If you are contemplating a divorce , you might be tempted to ...

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    • The History of Divorce in Las Vegas

      Driving around the southern edge and interior core of Las Vegas’ bustling downtown area, one will see dozens of wedding chapels. Our local casinos tout their wedding planning acumen, and licensed ...

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