• Do You Really Need to Pay Alimony to Your Ex-Spouse After Your Divorce?

      When you are going through a divorce , you might understandably want to not give much of anything to your soon-to-be ex-spouse. After all, you are parting ways, possibly due to a messy disagreement. ...

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    • Potential Child Custody Issues You Might Encounter in the Summer

      If this is your first summer as a divorced parent, you and your co-parent will probably encounter a few kinks this season, even if your parenting already addresses how your time with the kids should ...

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    • What You Can Do to Win Your Child Custody Case

      If you and your spouse are in the midst of a divorce and share children, one of the many delicate issues you will have to handle is child custody. This is often one of the most difficult experiences ...

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    • 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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    • 4 Tips to Help You Get Through the Holidays

      If you walked into a store recently, you probably noticed that holiday decorations are already beginning to grace the shelves. Although it might be too early to start thinking about twinkling lights ...

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    • Telling Your Kids About the Divorce

      Once you decide to move forward with the divorce process, you will likely begin telling those closest to you about it. If you have children, informing them about the divorce might be one of the most ...

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    • The Benefits of Using a Prenuptial or a Postnuptial Agreement

      It might not sound romantic, but asking your future spouse to work on a prenuptial agreement with you to protect your futures is one of the most considerate things you can do for one another. Contrary ...

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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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    • 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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    • What is the Wasteful Dissipation of Assets and How Does it Impact Property Division?

      Divorce tends to bring out another side of people, causing them to do things they would have never considered. No one wants to lose the assets or property they worked hard for, and instead of relying ...

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