How will my family court case be affected by COVID-19?

  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 Corona​​virus 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?

Cannabis or Custody?

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?