Is the Family Court open? The short answer is, yes. Following Governor Sisolak’s declaring a state of emergency in Nevada in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease, Nevada Chief Court Justice Pickering and Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Bell issued Administrative Order 20-01 on March 13, 2020, which dictates alterations to Court procedure … Read more How will my family court case be affected by COVID-19?
Now that marijuana is legal for recreational use in Nevada, our Family Courts are likely to face tens of hundreds of cases involving parents who use marijuana and do not believe this should infringe on their custodial rights. Courts traditionally restricted the contact between marijuana users and their children. Possessing and using the substance was … Read more Cannabis or Custody?
When couples start thinking about divorce, one of the first questions they have is: How much does a divorce cost? This is the most common question we hear, and understandably, people are frustrated with our answer: “It depends.” Unfortunately, every divorce is different, and some can involve complex issues, and multiple factors can dramatically affect … Read more How Much Does a Divorce Cost?
Social media can not only ruin your marriage, it can ruin your divorce. Because we can, many of us share personal information about ourselves on social media and networking sites. Although you may believe you are sharing your information with one or only a few individuals you think you can trust, don’t be so sure … Read more Divorce in the Digital Age, Be Careful What You Post
In today’s changing economy, it is important to understand under what circumstances an order for alimony may be modified. While litigants can read the law and understand it, knowing what actually happens in the courtroom is not always the same as the law. In Nevada, both the basis of an award of alimony and the … Read more Modification of Alimony in Nevada: The Law and Reality.
Transitioning from spouses to co-parents following a divorce or separation can be difficult, especially if the issues that led to the separation or divorce continue to affect the parents’ relationship. This can be particularly problematic, however, when children are involved. Following divorce or separation, it should be each parent’s goal to learn to effectively co-parent … Read more Our Family Wizard – An Effective Way to Co-Parent