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What Is Parental Child Abduction and How to Prevent It

By Nedda Ghandi |

One of the most frightening thoughts to a parent is that their child is taken away from them. If you are going through an adversarial divorce that has the potential for abusive behavior, you may face a spouse that threatens to kidnap or take your child. If previous actions lead you to believe that… Read More »

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Termination of Parental Rights

By Nedda Ghandi |

If you are considering divorce, or going through a child custody battle, you may have questions regarding your parental rights, and if they can be terminated either voluntarily or involuntarily. There are several legally complex challenges regarding the termination of parental rights, and if this is a consideration in your situation, you may consider… Read More »

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Determining Custody

By Nedda Ghandi |

While a divorce will determine and finalize child support and child custody matters, during the process of a divorce, you may wonder what your custody rights are. The laws that used to favor giving custody only to the mother are long gone, and now courts typically award custody to both parents to ensure the… Read More »

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Will a Court Ever Give Custody to a Relative Over a Parent?

By Nedda Ghandi |

Child custody issues are one of the most complex and challenging aspects of a divorce. Parents typically fight hard to obtain as much custody as possible with their children. However, there are some cases where parents find themselves in the position of having their child taken from them. There are many reasons a child… Read More »

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Which To File First – Bankruptcy or Divorce?

By Nedda Ghandi |

Oftentimes life challenges happen all at once. If you are facing financial issues, you may also be facing a possible divorce. In other cases, divorces are caused by marital strife resulting from financial struggles. If you are looking at facing a possible divorce and also have financial issues, you may also be considering bankruptcy…. Read More »

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What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

By Nedda Ghandi |

If you are going through a divorce and have minor children with your spouse, the court may potentially appoint a guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of your child to the court. While this may seem frustrating and overwhelming, understanding the guardian ad litem process can help you better handle the situation… Read More »

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5 Things You Must Know Before Filing For Divorce in Nevada

By Nedda Ghandi |

A marriage dissolution is a process that is sometimes necessary because of irreconcilable differences or incidents that destroy the fabric of the marriage. It is totally understandable that some people just cannot repair a marriage once it is ruined. A spouse can visit a divorce attorney in Las Vegas to help with the proceedings…. Read More »

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements in Nevada

By Nedda Ghandi |

Prenuptial agreements are quite popular in Nevada and the nine other states with community property laws. Community property rules are rooted in Spanish law, and they are most often followed in western states that once fell under Mexican control. While family law judges in equitable distribution states are given a certain amount of discretion… Read More »

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What Happens Here Often Ends Here: Famous Vegas Divorces

By Nedda Ghandi |

Las Vegas and weddings go together. This is just as true for celebrities as it is for us mere mortals. If $99 drive-through chapels aren’t your thing, practically every casino in Sin City has party facilities and a wedding planner on staff. A fair number of Vegas marriages – both celebrity and non-celebrity –… Read More »

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Did You Know: Divorce in Las Vegas

By Nedda Ghandi |

Many people come to Las Vegas for a quick wedding and fun, but Nevada’s divorce rate is higher than the national average. Approximately 13.9 percent of Nevadans that are over the age of 15 have been divorced. This means that the marriage capital of the world has the most number of divorces, in comparison… Read More »

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