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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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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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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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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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New Nevada Firearm Laws For 2020: Background Checks & “Red Flag” Protection Orders

In the 2019 session, the legislature passed (and the Governor signed) new Nevada firearm laws that take effect in January 2020. Everyone who buys, transfers, owns, or carries a firearm should be familiar with the new statutes. Key provisions of the n… Read More
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How Drug Use Affects a Las Vegas Child Custody Case

When a Las Vegas Family Court judge determines custody and visitation of a child, drug use by a parent — including use of legal use of marijuana — can be a factor in the outcome. For any parent involved in a custody matter, it is extremely import… Read More
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Grandparent Visitation Rights in Nevada

Family circumstances sometimes disrupt the special bond between a grandparent and grandchild, depriving the grandparent of time with the grandchild. In some situations, a Nevada statute allows a grandparent to petition the district court for visitati… Read More
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