Rehabilitative Alimony

May 23, 2016

A stay-at-home Mom is looking to rejoin the workforce after the end of a 21-year-long marriage. What her ex be required to only pay the standard alimony? What are the possibilities? We answer those questions.

Infidelity and Divorce

May 16, 2016

After a heart-breaking end to her marriage, a mother asks how much bearing the circumstances of the divorce will affect a judge's ruling for custody. Is adultery a consideration? What about environment? We answer those questions.

Client/Therapist Confidentiality in Family Court

May 09, 2016

How far does client/patient confidentiality extend in child custody cases? How much information can be requested from a therapist? We respond to a wife who is concerned that admissions to her therapist may cost her custody of her children.

Alimony:  When is modification permissible?

April 28, 2016

A single mother-of-two is concerned that her husband will lower alimony payments while she struggles to provide for their children. We address her concerns with the reality of alimony modification.

Military Custody Cases

April 28, 2016

What protections do servicemembers have in cases of joint custody? We provide the answer.

Child Custody: When Do the Kids Get the Choice?

February 10, 2016

How much say do children have when it comes to court-ordered visitation? What is the obligation of the parent when children refuse to visit the other parent? We respond to a concerned parent, and the answer may surprise you.

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.