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Child Support in a Military Divorce

October 11, 2019

In any divorce, the issue of child support can be very contentious, but when one or both spouses is in the military, there are a number of special challenges that can come into play. This is because, unlike civilians, the military branches largely consider financially supporting their dependents is part of a servicemember’s solemn duty,…
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Can You Kidnapp Your Own Child?

June 15, 2018

This is a real question we are asked.  Especially around summer time. During school breaks  you have parents who live in another state who get summer visitation.  This time period causes some uneasiness and concern of whether the other parent will return the child at the end of the summer. If the other parent doesn’t…
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Women Attorneys Valued & Empowered

October 19, 2017

Wilson Elser’s Las Vegas WAVE team invites you to the Power of Women in the Courtroom, Boardroom and Beyond.  Join us to hear inspiring stories of personal and professional accomplishment and learn how women in power make their voices heard. Featured speakers will include: Las Vegas Mayor, Carolyn Goodman Nevada Supreme Court Justice, Lidia Stiglich Nevada Court of…
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Preparing for Divorce

September 19, 2017

You’ve done the research and you’re ready to move forward. You might not want the divorce, but you know it’s happening. Now, what do you do? Step one is to meet with a divorce attorney to learn your rights and options for moving forward with your life. Step two is planning and preparing. Here are…
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What to Expect in Divorce Mediation

September 18, 2017

Divorce mediation cannot force you into something. Let’s just get that out of the way now. The court may require that you attend family mediation, that doesn’t mean you have to agree to a single thing there. Of course, if you go in with that attitude, you are looking at a long, drawn out, and…
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