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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.

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
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Getting a Military Divorce in Nevada: What You Need to Know

Special federal and state laws add complex issues to a military divorce that don’t exist in a civilian proceeding. In most cases, representation by a lawyer who knows military divorce law is essential to protecting the rights of a divorcing militar… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Is the Difference Between Robbery and Burglary?

The Nevada criminal offenses of robbery and burglary are very different but the two charges often cause confusion. A significant difference is that robbery is a crime against a person, while burglary is a crime against property. Under state law, each… Read More
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When Is Harassment a Nevada Criminal Offense?

The Nevada criminal charge of harassment covers a broad range of conduct. Defending against a harassment charge is essential — and requires assistance from a skillful criminal defense attorney. A conviction on your record can result in significant… Read More
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Supervised Visitation in a Nevada Child Custody Case

In a Nevada child custody case or a proceeding to modify a custody and visitation order, a judge may order supervised visitation for a noncustodial parent. This type of visitation occurs in a controlled environment chosen by the court. A judge grants… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Happens If You Don’t Follow a Nevada Child Custody Order?

Violation of a custody order is an extremely serious matter. If you’re under a Nevada child custody order, failing to follow the order can have significant consequences. you encounter difficulties complying with a custody order or the other parent… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Defending Against Nevada Felony Drug Possession Charges Under NRS 453.336

With the exception of small amounts of marijuana, possession of any amount of a scheduled controlled substance without a prescription is a felony in Nevada. Even a first offense carries harsh potential penalties. The consequences of a conviction go b… Read More
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Why Do You Need a Lawyer For Your First DUI Charge?

A first DUI charge can be a disconcerting and intimidating experience. Before you decide how to proceed, you should be certain that you fully understand all the criminal penalties and the other consequences of a guilty plea or conviction. The impact… Read More
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What’s the Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce in Nevada?

In Nevada, married spouses considering divorce can choose the option of legal separation instead. In some circumstances, legal separation provides desirable benefits to the spouses that divorce does not. In this blog post, experienced Las Vegas famil… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Happens to Your Retirement Account in a Nevada Divorce?

For many people, a retirement account is their most significant financial asset other than their home. Spouses often express concern about what happens to assets accumulated in a retirement account if a married couple divorces. In this discussion, La… Read More
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