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Survey: 4 out of 5 businesses worry about asset protection in divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

Las Vegas business owners are understandably concerned that someone might one day walk onto their property, stage an accident and file a lawsuit in an attempt to collect damages. We have all heard of these kinds of lawsuits and can understand why businesses would purchase protective insurance to guard against ruinous losses. But business… Read More »

Phil Ivey divorce case settled by Nevada Supreme Court

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A contentious court case has been going on for the past 18 months between Phil Ivey – a professional poker player – and his ex-wife, Luciaetta. The couple was originally divorced in 2009. In late 2011, Luciaetta filed a petition claiming the original decision was tainted due to involvement between her former husband and… Read More »

Former first lady of Nevada an example of life after divorce

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When a person is considering divorce after being in a marriage for a long time, it may feel like the biggest and heaviest decision of their life. When a couple spend many years together, they not only share finances and children, but also friends, interests, and even personal quirks. The comfort of a marriage,… Read More »

Nevada lawmaker denies committing domestic assault

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A federal lawmaker from Nevada is denying allegations that he assaulted his first wife during their brief marriage in the 1980s. The documents that falsely accuse him of domestic abuse were, he says, provided by a political opponent in an effort to unseat him from his current position in the U.S. House of Representatives…. Read More »

Nevada lawyer will represent his dad in divorce from his mom

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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

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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 »

Poker champ’s ex-wife appeals Nevada divorce

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In the coming weeks, the Nevada Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Luciaetta Ivey, the ex-wife of well-known poker champ Phil Ivey. In her appeal, Luciaetta will allegedly show that her ex-husband had improper communication with the judge who oversaw the couple’s Nevada divorce, which she claims created a conflict of interest that… Read More »

Annulment, separation and divorce under Nevada law

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When you make the difficult decision to separate from your spouse or end your marriage, you will likely find yourself in a complicated new world full of difficult choices and confusing legal options. Even the most basic decision – whether to seek an annulment, a legal separation, or a divorce – can be daunting… Read More »

What if no one wants the house?

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In previous, more prosperous years, a house used to be a major bargaining tool in a divorce. Spouses would fight over the family home, and if they were not able to reach an agreement, they would simply sell the home and split the profits. Easy as that. Today, the family home remains a bargaining… Read More »

Medical marijuana and child custody

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In 2000, Nevada became one of the first states to legalize medical marijuana for the treatment of cancer, glaucoma, AIDS, and any medical condition that produces muscle spasms, pain, or severe nausea. To date, 16 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, and it is likely that most states will follow… Read More »

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