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Custody Definition

What is the Definition of Custody in Nevada? If you live in southern Nevada and you’re considering or in a custody dispute over your children, you need the best legal help you can get. The state of Nevada wishes to have strong families, even if the relationship between the parents has not thrived. We all [..]

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How Can A Mother Lose Custody Of Her Child?

Why Do Mothers Lose Custody? When parents don’t appear to be in control, they are far more likely to lose custody of their children. Going through a divorce can be a massive source of stress. It’s important to find ways to cope with that stress, but you should be careful about how you behave around [..]

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Can Text Messages Be Used in Court for Child Custody

Text Messages and Child Custody Cases When it comes to family law cases in Nevada, both parties are required to provide evidence to the court to support their proposed orders for child custody, support, and property. The evidence presented may come in the form of documents, testimonies, or photographs. However, lawyers are increasingly using text [..]

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What do judges look for in child custody cases?

It is a widespread assumption that family law decisions typically favor mothers in court battles, but nothing could be further from the truth. Most people are of the opinion that mothers will always win primary custody. This is definitely not the case at all, especially if you are working with an experienced child custody attorney [..]

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What Is The Tender Years Doctrine?

Tender Years Doctrine In Nevada When people go through a divorce or separation in southern Nevada and they develop child custody agreements, they sometimes ask me about the “tender years” doctrine. I’m Shawn Huggins and my law office and I have over 20 years’ experience practicing family law in southern Nevada. The Huggins Law Office [..]

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Child Relocation For Military Families

How To Deal With A Relocation Request For Military Child Custody Cases In Las Vegas This is another post from my series that discusses the way military service could potentially impact child custody and divorce cases in Las Vegas. In my previous post, I covered how a military person while deployed, is protected from any [..]

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How To Annul A Marriage In Nevada

Annulment Attorney In Las Vegas If you are looking for a fast marriage, Las Vegas, Nevada is where you need to go. The Strip is home to numerous wedding chapels and that’s where the custom was born. However, having a fast marriage might call for an annulment immediately. You can annul your marriage if it [..]

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Sole Child Custody

The Granting of Sole Custody of a Child When sole custody is granted to anyone parent, it gives that parent autonomous and exclusive authority in making any decision that pertains to the life of that child. This parent then has both physical and legal custody of the child and has the sole and full responsibility [..]

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Fathers’ Custody & Visitation Rights in Las Vegas Nevada

Nevada Laws That Determine Custody and Visitation Rights for Fathers In Nevada, fathers and mothers have the same rights in regard to the children born out of their association. This includes rights of custody and visitation when a domestic partnership or marriage has broken up. For these rights, it is not necessary for the father [..]

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How Long Does Alimony Last

Everything You Need To Know About Alimony In Nevada How Does The Court Calculate Alimony In Nevada? Alimony is the monetary payment one of the spouses has to pay the other one following a divorce. Also known as spousal support, it is determined by court order. Nevertheless, there are divorce cases when alimony is not [..]

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