“I don't offer my recommendation unless I can stand behind it. I highly recommend Joe Gersten!” – S.R.

Intel & FAQ

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.

Understanding Restraining Orders in Las Vegas

Nevada has laws that protect individuals from threats of harm in many different situations. Courts have authority to issue restraining orders — also called protection orders or protective orders — in appropriate circumstances. If you face a poten… Read More
Read More

Can You Get Modification of an Alimony Order in Nevada?

When a married couple gets a divorce, the final divorce decree may include provisions for payment of alimony by one of the spouses. Under limited circumstances, the court may grant a request for modification of an alimony order at a later time. Since… Read More
Read More
Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Happens to Your Business in a Nevada Divorce?

In a Nevada divorce, state community property laws apply to a business in the same way as other marital property. Complex issues may arise when a spouse owns or has an interest a business. In most situations, there are several different ways that a p… Read More
Read More
Categories: Nevada Family Law

Child Custody Issues in a Nevada Divorce

When a married couple with children decide to end their relationship, they often face difficulty in resolving child custody issues in a Nevada divorce. Sometimes parents can resolve the issues and reach an agreement, which is subject to court approva… Read More
Read More
Categories: Nevada Family Law

How Does Las Vegas Divorce Mediation Work?

When a married couple divorces, significant issues relating to property and children must be resolved before the court can issue a final order. If the spouses cannot agree on resolution, Las Vegas divorce mediation is an option for finding areas of a… Read More
Read More
Categories: Nevada Family Law

What is the Necessity Defense in a Las Vegas DUI Case?

If you face a drunk driving charge in Las Vegas, a criminal defense attorney uses a range of strategies to defend against the charge. One strategy that applies in some circumstances is the necessity defense. Specific requirements must be met before y… Read More
Read More

Las Vegas DUI Laws: What Visitors and Residents Need to Know

Nevada has some of the toughest drunk driving and drugged driving laws in the country — and Las Vegas police aggressively enforce those laws. Whether you are a visitor or resident, even a first DUI conviction can have a significant adverse effect o… Read More
Read More

Is It Legal to Carry a Firearm in Las Vegas?

Nevada open carry laws for firearms apply throughout the state. However, other state and federal laws impose restrictions on where, when, and how you can carry a firearm. If you visit or live in Las Vegas, it’s essential to be aware of the legal re… Read More
Read More

Las Vegas Protests & Demonstrations: Your First Amendment Rights

If you plan to participate in a Las Vegas protest or demonstration, it’s essential to know your rights ahead of time. You also should know what to do if you are detained or arrested and understand the laws that apply to public gatherings in Las Veg… Read More
Read More

Is a Postnuptial Agreement Valid in Nevada?

Postnuptial agreements are not as well-known as prenuptial agreements, but they accomplish important goals for some married couples. As the word implies, this type of agreement is a contract made by spouses during their marriage. Like a prenuptial ag… Read More
Read More
Categories: Nevada Family Law

Practice Areas

Whether you are a Nevada resident or an out-of-state visitor or tourist, being arrested in Las Vegas is a frightening—and complicated—experience. The Gersten Law Firm stands ready to defend you.
Family law matters, including divorce and child custody, are emotionally difficult and sensitive. You want a compassionate, experienced family law attorney to guide you through the situation.
If you are injured in an accident or by a dangerous condition, and someone else is at fault, you may be entitled to recover damages for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.

Fill Out This Form For a Free Consultation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

The Gersten Law Firm PLLC
9680 W Tropicana Avenue
Ste 120
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Phone: (702) 857-8777