LEAVING SENTIMENTAL ITEMS TO FAMILY MEMBERS

When my grandmother passed away a few years ago, one of the most difficult things for our family to deal with as far as her estate was concerned was who should get her personal belongings; many of which held significant sentimental value to her and … [Read more...]

Child Custody and Support Continued

Two weeks ago I spent some time discussing child support following divorce or separation as well as the proper means of calculating child support. Today I want to go into more detail regarding child support as a component of divorce (or … [Read more...]

Alimony, Child Support, and What they Mean for Divorcing Parties

From time to time individuals will decide they need to divorce. Although it’s never a happy occasion, knowing as much as possible about the laws governing divorce can make a difficult process as easy as possible. Once question most divorce clients h … [Read more...]

The lives and hard times of dogs: How to keep your pet out of the slammer

Mesquite is nothing if not a pet lover’s town; from Great Danes to Chihuahuas to everything else in between (not to mention cats, fish, and other more exotic pets). Given the great love so many of us have for our pets, I thought few words on keeping o … [Read more...]

Don’t Let a Timeshare Become a Trap

Timeshares are an extremely common form of property ownership in Nevada, which is not surprising given how important tourism and vacations are to Nevada’s economy. For some people, timeshares can be an excellent vacation option; however, for others t … [Read more...]

Alimony, Child Support, and What they Mean for Divorcing Parties

From time to time individuals will decide they need to divorce. Although it’s never a happy occasion, knowing as much as possible about the laws governing divorce can make a difficult process as easy as possible. Once question most divorce clients h … [Read more...]

Can I Leave it All to Fido? Caring For Your Pet After You’re Gone

By Clifford Gravett Esq. Perhaps it is a sign of the changing times, but more and more people are interested in making sure their pets are taken care of after their death. Although there are a few very high profile cases where very wealthy people … [Read more...]

So You’re Lending Money to a Friend?

A Few Suggestions There’s an old saying that before lending money to a friend, you should consider which is more important to you, the money or the friend because you’re going to be losing one or the other. Many—if not all—of us have at one time or … [Read more...]

Rules of the Road: Everything You’ve Always Wondered But Been Too Afraid To Ask

Driving a car is as American as apple pie (or perhaps even more so since the apple pie is a Dutch dessert and everyone knows all great cars are invented and made in the United States!). It is no surprise then that the most criminal thing most of us … [Read more...]

Sealing Criminal Records: A Primer

What’s the one thing that could last longer than your college loans? How about the reckless endangerment conviction you received during college when you were caught trying to make a free throw shot, with a watermelon, from a moving vehicle, at 2 A … [Read more...]