What is Legal Custody Anyway?*

After filing a complaint for custody or even discussing the terms of a possible custody decree, the terms legal custody and physical custody come up almost immediately.  Many of our clients are surprised to learn that there are two types of custody that are decided in...

Are you going to pay Alimony in Nevada?*

One common question that we get from our clients in nearly every Las Vegas Divorce case is whether alimony will be awarded.  The alimony statutes and case law provide some guidance, but are not rigid calculations and leave a lot of room for interpretation.  As a...

How Is Child Support Determined In Nevada?

How child support is determined and how much the client will have to pay or may receive are some of the most common questions that we get from clients when we first meet with them.  While the determination of a child support obligation can be complicated, the basic...

Lane Spilting — Who’s at Fault?

The controversial practice of motorcycle lane splitting is only legal in one state – California. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has been a long-standing unofficial supporter of the practice and was recently tasked with creating the guidelines for the safe...

10 Facts About Driving Drunk in Las Vegas

Driving drunk in Las Vegas can affect your life for many years to come. The penalties for these crimes are very high, in large part because this activity could be not only costly to you – it could injure or kill someone. Groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving...

Hot Cars and the Risk of Heat Stroke

You’ve seen the headlines. Each year a handful of children are left in a hot car to die from heatstroke. These are unthinkable tragedies that we are certain cannot happen to a vigilant parent. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):...