Differences of Legal & Physical Child Custody

Reno, NV Legal & Physical Custody Attorneys

What is the Difference Between Legal Custody and Physical Custody? Child custody is broken down into two categories: legal custody and physical custody. Typically, both legal and physical custody is shared between the parents, however, the two types of custody can be arranged and shared by the parents in different ways. Legal Custody Legal custody […]

Modifying Child Support in Reno, NV

Reno Nevada Child support modification

How to Modify Child Support in Nevada Child support can arise during divorce proceedings or a child custody decision in Nevada court. The amount of child support that is required can vary depending on the circumstances of each individual case. Child support amounts are not permanent and can be modified following one of the three […]

Applying for a Temporary Protection Order in Nevada

Reno, NV Temporary Protective Order Attorneys

How to Apply for a TPO in Nevada  Temporary protection orders allow victims of assault, child abuse, violence, harassment, or stalking to keep their abusers away. In Nevada, temporary protection orders are 45-day restraining orders that are issued without holding a hearing. Once a temporary protection order has been issued, applicants may apply for an […]

Relocating Out of Nevada with My Child After Divorce

Nevada Child Relocation

Can I Relocate Out of Nevada with My Child After a Divorce? It’s possible. A parent wishing to relocate out of state with their child must ask a judge for permission. Pursuant to NRS 125C.007, the court will consider multiple factors before deciding.  The judge decides whether child custody relocation is in the best interest […]

Comparing a Revocable and Irrevocable Trust

Types of Trusts Estate Planning Reno

What is the Difference Between a Revocable Trust and an Irrevocable Trust? A trust is a separate legal entity a person sets up to manage her assets. Trusts are created to assure that assets are used in a way the owner deems appropriate after their passing. It is common for some to use a trust […]

Managing your Estate Plan with a Living Trust

Estate Planning Living Trust Reno

So What is a Living Trust? A living trust is a means of managing your estate plan while you are alive. Like all trust funds, a living trust identifies how to distribute assets within the trust after the owner dies. Nearly anything of value can be placed into a living trust. Here are some examples […]

Changing a Living Trust

Revocable Trust Attorneys & Living Trust Lawyers Reno

When Should I Change My Living Trust? A living trust should be reviewed after significant life-changing events. Revoking or amending a revocable living trust can be done at any time and allows you to maintain control over your assets.  A living trust often referred to as a revocable trust, should be reviewed regularly for […]

Understanding a Pour Over Will

Pour Over Will Attorneys Reno, NV

What is Pour-Over Will? A “pour-over will” is often used in conjunction with a living trust. It is a special type of will because it states that any assets that were not funded into your revocable living trust should go there when you die. In other words, all property that passes through the pour-over will […]

Now is the Time to Draft your Will and Estate

Estate Planning Attorney

Protecting Your Family and Assets with a Will In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, now more than ever it is important to make sure you are prepared for anything that could happen and have an up to date will and planned estate. The coronavirus has shown us all just how fragile life can be, […]

Modify Custody via an Emergency Motion

Child Custody Attorneys

Modifying Child Custody After going through a divorce, the court will decide custody of your children. Even after custody has been established, the parents may want to revise the custody arrangement. If both parents are in accord with a new custody arrangement, they can change the court’s custody order with the use of an agreement. […]