When a couple divorces in Nevada, the court may award alimony if one spouse is financially dependent on the other spouse. These payments, also known as spousal support, are designed to help both parties maintain the standard of living they enjoyed during the marriage. Either spouse can request alimony in a divorce filing and the […]
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Even the most amicable divorces can be overwhelming. An attorney can provide invaluable legal advice to help get through the mediation process.
If you have been served with a summons to appear at a child support hearing in Nevada, or have requested that your co-parent appear at one, you probably have many questions about your rights and responsibilities. This post will discuss what to expect at a child support hearing and how to prepare yourself for what […]
This article was last updated on April 28, 2016 A criminal record can hurt your chances at finding work or being approved for a loan. Even a conviction for a minor criminal offense, such as petty theft, that occurred years ago can prevent you from being considered for certain types of jobs, credit and loans, […]
Nevada self-defense laws protect a person from being punished when that person uses justifiable force against another person in a circumstances where force is necessary to protect themselves, a loved one, another person needing assistance, or their property. Karen A. Connolly is an aggressive criminal defense lawyer with over 20 years of experience and track […]
The things you say and do on the web and on your phone can significantly impact on the outcome of your divorce. Mistakes you make on social media, email, and over text messages can have a negative impact on a variety of divorce issues including child custody, spousal support, division of assets, and everything in between. Complete this quiz to learn how to avoid making the most common mistakes.
Understanding Nevada Law for Prescription Drugs In Nevada, unlawful possession or sale of prescription drugs is punished just as harshly as possession or sale of street drugs like cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy. Police officers in Clark County, Nevada have significantly increased prescription drug law enforcement efforts in recent years in response to a rise in […]
Though Las Vegas is known as “Sin City,” residents and visitors to Clark County, Nevada are subject to strict drug laws. A conviction for possession of MDMA, or “ecstasy,” in Nevada carries a potential prison term and the possibility of costly fines. If you have been charged with an ecstasy-related offense in Clark County, Nevada, […]