Family Law

Understanding the Guardianship Process in Las Vegas Nevada

Guardianship means obtaining the legal authority to make decisions for another person and a long-term guardian must be appointed by a court. When an adult is unable to care for himself, or a child’s parents are unable to care for the child, a guardianship may be needed. The appointed guardian has the legal authority to care for a person who cannot care for themselves, including not only the elderly but incapacitated persons, such a person after a debilitating accident or mental incapacity, or children in need.. [Read More…]

Why do I need a contract?

A contract is a formal agreement between two or more parties for each party to perform certain acts. Contracts can cover an extremely broad range of matters, including the sale of goods or real property, the terms of employment or of an independent contractor relationship, the settlement of a dispute, and ownership of intellectual property. At Pintar Albiston LLP, we provide a wide range of professional services for contracts, including contract review, contract drafting, contract revisions and breach of contract legal actions. The Elements of a.. [Read More…]

Types of Child Custody

Types of Child Custody Child custody is a legal term that is used in family law issues to resolve and establish the rights and responsibilities of parents that relates to minor children when parents divorce or separate. If parents cannot decide as to issues of child custody, visitation and support, then the family court will decide child custody and support issues including who the child will live with and who will make decisions about the children. When parents are unable to come to an agreement on.. [Read More…]

Do I Get Spousal Support?

Spousal Support Family law in Nevada does not provide any formula to determine spousal support, or alimony, unlike some other states. Rather alimony can be awarded to either a husband or wife in periodic payments in an amount that “appears just and equitable.” NRS 125.150. Alimony can be determined either through agreement between the spouses or by court order. In addition, spousal support, or alimony, can also influence how the assets of the marriage are distributed. Family laws in Nevada provide that a court shall make.. [Read More…]

Getting Divorced in Nevada

Going through the motions of separation and divorce after being married can be a very stressful process. There are decisions to be made about property and assets, spousal support and child custody as well as financial support for any children. In some cases, decisions can be quite amicable and there is no need for an attorney’s help or the court to intervene and make a ruling of its own. However, some divorces are accompanied by acrimony and there may be disagreements between the two people who.. [Read More…]