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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.

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

High-Risk Protection Orders in Nevada (FAQ)

A Nevada law providing for court-issued orders for protection against high-risk behavior went into effect on January 1, 2020. The statute, known as a “red flag” law, authorizes Nevada state courts to issue an ex parte (temporary) or extended prot… Read More
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Nevada Background Check Act Requirements for Private Gun Sales & Transfers (Effective January 2, 2020)

The Nevada Background Check Act, enacted into law in February 2019, went into effect on January 2, 2020. By requiring background checks for most sales and transfers of firearms between unlicensed individuals, the new law closes the gap created by the… Read More
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Can You Get Your Las Vegas Marriage Annulled?

Weddings are big business in Las Vegas. Many of them are planned in advance. But others occur on the spur of the moment — and one or both new spouses wake up the next morning regretting the decision. If that happens, legal options are available to… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

New Nevada Child Support Regulations Go Into Effect on February 1, 2020

Nevada law imposes an obligation on the parents of a child to provide necessary support, health care, education, and maintenance. The duty exists for every child under age eighteen (18). Even if the parents agree on the amount of support, the agreeme… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Domestic Violence Allegations in a Child Custody Case in Las Vegas

Charges of domestic violence often have far-reaching effects on the life of a person who is the subject of the claims. In Nevada, one area that is affected significantly is child custody. State laws require a judge to consider domestic violence alleg… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

5 Frequently Asked Questions / FAQ: How Do You Remove a Las Vegas DUI Conviction Record?

Whether you live in Nevada or another state, a Las Vegas DUI conviction record — or even an arrest — can make your life difficult. Criminal records are public and available to anyone throughout the U.S. who does a background check. Your record ca… Read More
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How To Seal a Marijuana Conviction Record Under the Nevada Second Chance Act

Despite legalization of marijuana in Nevada as of July 1, 2017, many individuals with a conviction for possessing now-legal amounts of marijuana still face problems with employment, credit, and housing because of their existing record. A new law pass… Read More
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