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Mayim Bialik divorce: is parenting style to blame?

By Kainen Law Group |

Last week, actress and former child star Mayim Bialik announced that she and her husband had decided to seek a divorce. The couple was married for nine years and has two children together. Bialik recently made news by publishing a book about her preferred parenting style. Known as ‘attachment parenting,’ Bialik’s methods of raising… Read More »

What if your ex refuses to grant parenting time?

By Kainen Law Group |

There are many Las Vegas divorce cases in which one or both spouses fails to comply with some provision of the divorce order. Often, these failures are relatively minor and inconsequential, such as the refusal to hand over a personal belonging or a single, accidental missed payment. But what happens if one spouse willingly… Read More »

Are very young children affected by divorce?

By Kainen Law Group |

If you and your spouse are deciding whether to divorce, there is probably one factor that is playing into your decision more than any other: your children and the potential effects of a divorce on them. Many Las Vegas parents are encouraged, however, by the common belief that very young children probably will not… Read More »

In child custody, technology can both help and hurt

By Kainen Law Group |

Las Vegas parents who are separated or divorced know that it can be very difficult to effectively communicate with your child’s other parent. Not only must you overcome the traditional barriers of misunderstanding and miscommunication, but you are also often in a situation rife with anger, resentment, guilt, frustration and sadness. These emotions can… Read More »

Study: One-on-one time with father leads to higher self-esteem

By Kainen Law Group |

Following a long-term study of 200 families in Nevada and across the country, researchers have concluded that teenagers who spend more time alone with their fathers have higher self-esteem than those who do not. In addition, teens who spend more time with their dads in group settings tend to have better social skills. The… Read More »

How to help step-siblings get along

By Kainen Law Group |

On our Las Vegas family law blog, we have written several blog posts about co-parenting and navigating other tricky relationships in the wake of a divorce. But we have never discussed one issue that plagues many post-divorce or blended families: how to help new step-siblings get alone. Whether it is because of the emotional… Read More »

How to tell when kids need help dealing with divorce (2)

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In our previous Nevada family law blog post, we started a discussion of common indicators that children may not be dealing with a divorce as well as their parents believe. We will continue that conversation below with a look at two potential ‘red flags’ for which parents should watch. Are the kids spending more… Read More »

How to tell when kids need help dealing with divorce (1)

By Kainen Law Group |

When most Las Vegas parents divorce, their primary concern is the impact their split will have on their children, and rightfully so. Divorce is a major, life-changing event for kids, and it can have a variety of effects depending on the family and the child. However, it is generally not difficult for a parent… Read More »

Should weight factor into Nevada custody battles?

By Kainen Law Group |

Any of our Las Vegas readers who have small children can probably attest to the fact that it generally takes a lot of energy and stamina to keep up with young kids. So in that sense, it seems logical that a parent who is physically unable to do so is not the best candidate… Read More »

Should custody plans be more child-focused?

By Kainen Law Group |

Last week, we wrote about the potential benefits of a divorce for children, including happier parents and healthier models of respectful, functional relationships. But what happens when the divorce comes with a child custody and parenting time agreement that does not take the child’s wants and needs into account? Is it possible that any… Read More »

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