Domestic Partnership v. Marriage

October 13, 2015

What is a domestic partnerhsip? What rights does a person have in a domestic partnership? Are domestic partnerships equivalent to marriage in Nevada? We answer these questions and more.

Am I Legally Required to Disclose My Child’s Phone Number To My Ex?

September 23, 2015

After facing demands from their ex-husband to disclose their son's separate phone number, a parent asks us about her legal obligation to comply. Continue reading to find our response.

Divorce and Child Custody: Does Nevada Recognize Civil Unions as Marriage?

September 11, 2015

A parent in a civil union coming to an end wonders about marriage equality when it comes to their divorce and the custody of their child. Read our answer to this question.

How to Combat False Allegations of Alcohol Abuse in a Custody Case

July 08, 2015

Gone are the days when mothers had an upper hand in custody litigation simply by virtue of the archaic belief that young children need their mothers more than their fathers. Joint physical custody is the norm.


June 05, 2015

Check out our weekly podcast, “Love Court: Off the Record” on Soundcloud. We discuss family law, co-parenting, divorce, and relationships in an entertaining way. We banter, we laugh, we tell stories, we talk about celebrities’ family law issues...


April 30, 2015

I have been part of a blended family for three years now. My wife has two kids from her previous marriage, and we are expecting our first child together this fall. What can we do to ensure that the kids see adding the baby to the clan as a positive thing?

Stepmom Boundaries

April 23, 2015

I recently received the following inquiry: I’ve heard you talk a lot about blended families from the perspective of a stepmom, but I rarely hear you talk about what it is like from the real mom’s perspective. I have been divorced for 5 years and have joint physical custody of my 9-year old son...


March 26, 2015

It is a common scenario in my office. Client, who has children from a previous marriage, and his fiancé come in to “just cover their bases.”

Child Custody:  Legal Custody and Physical Custody

January 29, 2015

There is a big difference between the two categories of child custody. All final decrees involving child custody must address both legal and physical custody. It is important to understand the difference and the impact one small word can have.

Coparenting Etiquette: Telephone Contact

January 20, 2015

Most parenting plans and nevada custody orders include a provision regarding the frequency of phone contact between parent and child during the other parent's custodial time. Typical provisions range from a mandated call once a day to unrestricted telephone access.