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Child Custody And Substance Abuse

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Child custody is a serious matter to all involved, including the state of Nevada. It is the public policy of the state that children should be placed with those who will act in their best interests. When a parent has substance abuse problems, the question of whether they can act in their children’s best… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Paternity

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The concept of paternity is fairly straightforward, but at the same time, paternity suits can have multiple questions specific to each case. If you are involved in a paternity suit, you may be confused about the many different issues which can arise, and it can make a huge difference if you adequately understand these… Read More »

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What Is A “Substantial Change In Circumstances?”

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When a divorce or custody case is finalized, the order entered in the appropriate court includes all the relevant issues like child support and alimony (in the case of a divorce only). Thereafter, events in your life may necessitate a modification of the support order; however, doing so is not easy.  In order to… Read More »

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Child Support Guidelines And Deviating From Them

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Any divorcing couple with children will likely be concerned about child support, either about the amount or whether it should be paid at all. Like many other states, Nevada has support guidelines written into its law, meaning that there is at least a place to start when a court seeks to assign an appropriate… Read More »

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Cohabitation And Community Property

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Nevada is one of nine states that still uses the community property system of asset distribution upon divorce, which means that unlike other states where assets are evaluated and distributed according to equity principles, everything in Nevada is divided as close to equally as possible. However, in this day and age, fewer couples are… Read More »

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What Makes A Parent Unfit?

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In dealing with issues of child custody and parenting time, all discussion is predicated on the assumption that both parents are fit to take care of children. In some cases, this is not actually the truth. Parents are often declared unfit, for a variety of reasons, which may then require alternative arrangements be made… Read More »

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Deviating From Nevada Child Support Guidelines

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Often, guidelines and laws are not identical. Nowhere is this more evident in the legal field than in dealing with child support issues. Most states in the U.S. have adopted what are referred to as guidelines for accurately assessing what amount of child support a parent should pay, Nevada included. However, they are called… Read More »

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Inheritance In Community Property States

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In community property states like Nevada, all property acquired during the marriage is presumed to be split 50-50 in the event of a divorce. Nevada law states that any inheritances, gifts or bequests granted to one person are theirs – but it can sometimes be difficult to determine if the grant is to one… Read More »

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What’s In A Nevada Surrogacy Contract?

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Nevada has a reputation for being one of the most friendly U.S. states for those looking to investigate assisted reproductive technology (ART). While some states still classify forms of surrogacy as illegal, Nevada is more open, understanding that many couples who badly want children to love may not be able to physically bear them…. Read More »

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Losing Parental Rights

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Just because someone fathers or gives birth to a child does not always mean that person is a fit parent for that child. In cases where abuse and neglect occurs, one parent may bring a motion to terminate the other parent’s parental rights (or a state agency may do so). Bringing a motion does… Read More »

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