Can You Kidnapp Your Own Child?

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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What is Community Property?

August 29, 2017

Nevada is a community property state. It is one of the nine states in the  which divide the assets and debts equally rather than equitably.   Equally is “half”, hence the urban legend that during a divorce everything is dividing in half.  Can a couple decide to split property differently?  For example can they split…
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