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    Custody Agreement Provisions

    A child custody agreement is critical for successful co-parenting post-divorce. These documents influence how you will act as a co-parent and what your obligations are under the court and to the child. Agreements will discuss how you and the co-parent will work out living arrangements, as well as the child’s daily life – right down to healthcare, schooling, and even […]

    Federal Court vs. State Court: What is the Difference?

    The U.S. Constitution is what established a federal court system that is shared between the federal government and state governments. Each state has their own federal and state court system, with distinct differences between them. It is important that you understand these differences, especially if you are facing a federal crime versus a state crime. Jurisdiction of Federal and State […]

    What Happens if You Leave the Scene of an Accident in Nevada?

    If you have a driver’s license in the state of Nevada, you are legally obligated to adhere to the rules and regulations of the road. After an automobile accident, you are required to remain present at the accident until released by law enforcement or until you have exchanged information with the other driver. If you choose to leave the scene […]

    When Can an Assault and Battery Become a Felony?

    There is plenty of confusion when it comes to understanding the differences and definitions between assault and battery – often because the two charges can be used together in the same sentence. Assault is when someone attempts to use physical force against someone else or has intentionally made that individual fear that physical bodily harm is imminent. Battery, on the […]

    Tips for Dealing with Police During Traffic Stops

    There are cases every day where simple traffic stops turn into violent acts, injured parties, or worse yet, charges for more serious crimes. Regardless of why you are being stopped by Nevada police or highway patrol, it is important that you understand your rights and act accordingly. While officers have a duty to protect the public, it is easy for […]

    A Quick Guide to Filing Medical Malpractice Claims in Nevada

    Hospital errors and physician errors are becoming increasingly common, which has sparked more interest in medical malpractice claims in the state of Nevada. Whether you or a loved one has been injured, it is important that you understand the laws and the process of filing these claims. Most importantly, you should seek immediate counsel from an attorney. An attorney can […]

    Understanding the Residency Requirements for a Nevada Divorce

    There is a lot of incorrect information out there about establishing residency in the state of Nevada for a divorce proceeding. One of the more common questions attorneys receive is whether or not residency will be an issue. The courts do look for proof of Nevada residency when filing a divorce; therefore, it is important that you have your facts […]

    Traffic Deaths Increase by 14 Percent in the United States

    New data has shown an alarming increase in the number of traffic deaths in the United States. In a recent article published by CNN, the National Safety Council (NSC) has found that there has already been a 14 percent increase in traffic fatalities for 2015. If this trend continues to grow, 2015 will be the deadliest year for motorists since […]

    Your Rights While in Custody

    Even if you are arrested and in custody, you still have rights. It does not matter if you are awaiting conviction or even waiting for a bond hearing, your constitutional rights do not cease the moment you are arrested. One right you may not have is the right to privacy and law enforcement can legally search you and your cell […]

    What You Need to Know About School Bus Accidents

    School bus crashes are a lot more common that people may realize. In fact, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), there was an estimated 1,214 fatal school bus accidents between the years 2004 and 2013 – which averaged 134 fatalities per year. These incidents involved vehicle accidents and school busses accidentally striking children. Unfortunately, most of these […]

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