Tag Archives: family law
Do companies have a duty to help employees through divorce?
When an employee is going through a divorce, he or she may find it near-impossible to come to work every day and perform at the same level as before the split took place. The most obvious reason for this is the many obligations and time commitments that come with divorce, such as meetings with… Read More »
Is it possible to break a prenup?
In recent months, we have written several posts on our Las Vegas family law blog about the benefits and requirements of prenuptial agreements that dictate how a couple will divide their assets and handle other common family law issues should their marriage end in divorce. For example, some of our recent blog posts detail… Read More »
Dividing friends in divorce
When your divorce becomes final, the divorce settlement or decree will detail how you and your former spouse should divide everything you owned jointly, from children to pets to real estate and personal property. However, that decree will not contain any instructions or advice on how to divide friends and others to whom you… Read More »
Maloof divorce grows contentious
When Las Vegas hotelier Adrienne Maloof and her husband, plastic surgeon Paul Nassif, were shown on the reality TV show “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” they were often seen bickering, but generally seemed to have a relatively happy marriage. However, that was apparently not the case, as has been made clear by their… Read More »
Could parents’ divorce cause child’s future health issues?
It is not difficult to imagine that a man whose parents divorced when he was young could experience some significant emotional or psychological issues as a result of that split, such as a difficulty trusting or being intimate with someone else, or feelings of inadequacy. But could a child whose parents divorce also be… Read More »
Postnuptial agreements are on the rise in Las Vegas
Recently on our Las Vegas family law blog, we wrote a post detailing the benefits of prenuptial agreements, advising our readers to consider creating one before getting married, even if they don’t anticipate any divorce or property division issues arising in the future. But despite those potential benefits, many couples hesitate to bring up… Read More »
Nevada lawyer will represent his dad in divorce from his mom
The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that it is permissible for an attorney to represent his father in a divorce case in which the attorney’s mother is the responding party. In making its decision, the court overruled arguments from the mother in which she claimed that her son’s representation of her husband is a… Read More »
Nevada divorce case raises questions about campaign contributions
A high-profile divorce case has launched a debate over the propriety of Nevada judges deciding cases in which an election campaign contributor is a party or otherwise has a stake in the outcome. The decision in the case could affect the upcoming campaigns of all 82 Nevada district court judges, which are scheduled to… Read More »
Las Vegas wedding lands dad in jail
A father has been sentenced to serve six months in jail for allowing his 16-year-old son to marry in Las Vegas. This is not because the marriage was illegal: under Nevada law, minors can get married with the consent of a parent or legal guardian. The father was convicted for criminal contempt of court… Read More »
How does divorce affect your career?
It goes without saying that divorce is a stressful experience. It is also time-consuming, expensive and, at times, extremely frustrating. As such, it is no surprise that the stress of a divorce can affect other areas of your life, including your performance at work and your career as a whole. Clearly, any Las Vegas… Read More »