Family Law

10 Qualities To Look For In A Divorce Lawyer

Divorce can be one of the most stressful events of your life, and depending on how contentious your particular situation is, the process may last months or even years. When you consider the sensitivity and significance of the issues, the impact they can have on you and your family, and the fact that you may be working alongside your divorce lawyer for a long period of time, you realize just how important your search for the right divorce lawyer is. To help you make your decision,.. [Read More…]

Paternity Options Available to Unmarried Parents

When a married couple has a child, the husband is automatically assumed to be the child’s father. For unmarried couples with children, matters of paternity are not as simple. Even still, it is important that unmarried couples take the necessary steps to establish paternity of their child. When paternity is established sooner rather than later, it protects the rights of mother, father and, more importantly, the child when it comes to matters of custody and support. Fortunately, unmarried parents have a variety of options available to.. [Read More…]

What Happens If You Don’t Pay Child Support

Once a judge approves and signs a child support order, you are required to make payments until your children reach the age of majority. In most states, this is usually somewhere between the ages of 18 and 20. In Nevada, the age of majority is 18. Until then, it is your responsibility to meet your child support obligations each and every month. But, what happens if you lose your job, your business takes a hit, or another event causes a loss of income or earning capacity?.. [Read More…]

How Family Law Attorneys Help Resolve Child Custody Issues

Child custody issues often become controversial, especially in cases that include a painful separation for the parent. Child custody issues are also exacerbated in cases where the child is born out of wedlock. The Nevada family courts consider many factors when determining a child custody case. The principle of best interest of the child is applied in all cases related to child custody. Recently, one of the main issues in child custody that has been the focus in Nevada is father’s rights advocates. Fathers often feel that in.. [Read More…]

How Is Child Support Calculated?

How Is Child Support Calculated? from Becky Pintar Determining what must be paid for child support is complicated. An experienced divorce and family law attorney in Las Vegas can help.