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Check here for legal updates and answers to your frequently asked questions about Nevada law. Please note: the law changes regularly and this website's content may not always indicate the current state of the law. Information provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. If you require legal advice, please contact The Gersten Law Firm or consult with an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.

What Happens to Your Child Support Obligation If You’re in Prison?

If you serve six (6) months or more in prison, you may ask a Nevada court review to your child support obligation during incarceration and on release. New state child support regulations have specific provisions governing review and adjustment of chi… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

3 Guidelines to Follow If You’re Arrested in Las Vegas

Even with the Covid-19 stay-at-home order in effect, Las Vegas Metro Police officers are still making arrests at a steady pace. Reports indicate a surprisingly high number of DUI arrests, as well as an increase in arrests for robbery and assault, inc… Read More
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Can You Face Conspiracy Charges in Nevada Even If You Don’t Commit a Crime?

In Las Vegas, the criminal offense of conspiracy may be charged under either Nevada state law or federal law. In both cases, a conspiracy charge alleges an agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime. State law requires only the agreement… Read More
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Do You Owe Child Support If You’re Unemployed? (Effect of Unemployment on New Child Support Orders or Modification of Existing Child Support Orders)

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic poses especially difficult personal financial challenges for the millions of people who have lost their jobs, including many individuals here in Las Vegas. Whether unemployment occurs because of Covid-19 or for oth… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

How Does Custody Affect Child Support Payments in Nevada?

New Nevada child support regulations went into effect on February 1, 2020. If parents cannot agree on child support payments, the new rules apply to the court’s determination of the child support amount. The guidelines include specific provisions r… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Counts as Income Under the 2020 Nevada Child Support Rules?

If a judge decides on your Nevada child support case after February 1, 2020, an entirely new set of rules will apply to the court’s decision. One of the most significant changes involves specific guidelines about what does (and does not) count as i… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Commercial DUI in Las Vegas (What You Need to Know)

If you drive a commercial vehicle in Las Vegas, drunk driving and drugged driving fall under a specific Nevada law that applies to commercial DUI. Penalties for a conviction include suspension or revocation of your commercial driver’s license (CDL)… Read More
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Does a Spouse Have a Right to Alimony in a Las Vegas Divorce?

Like other states, Nevada has specific statutes regarding alimony in a divorce case. A common misconception is that a spouse is entitled to alimony after a divorce. In Nevada, that is not the case. However, state law does provide for several differen… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Do You Have to Pay Your Former Spouse’s Debts After a Nevada Divorce?

Financial issues often contribute to problems in a marriage. Sometimes, one spouse runs up credit card charges or otherwise incurs significant amounts of debt. If a Nevada marriage ends in divorce (whatever the cause), is a spouse responsible for rep… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Do You Get Half of Your Spouse’s Property in a Nevada Divorce?

When spouses consider a divorce, division of the couple’s property and assets often is one of the most difficult issues to resolve. In Nevada, many people assume that property will be divided equally, with each spouse receiving half. That assumptio… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

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