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Evidence in a Divorce and/or Custody Hearing

Date: April 5th, 2012 by Robin C. Huggins No Comments

Many hearings in the family court involve supplying the court with evidence as to your claims. Only relevant and competent evidence can be received and considered by the court. Not every scrap of paper accumulated is going to be considered”relevant” to the court. And often, due to the time constraints of the court, it is especially necessary to select only … Read More

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Understanding the Role of the Experts in Family Law

Date: December 27th, 2011 by Evan D. Schwab No Comments

The typical family law proceeding in the Clark County, Nevada Family Court involves a judge, attorneys and the litigants. What many family law litigants are not completely familiar with is the role of the expert in a family law matter. Understanding the role of the experts and how they can be useful can assist clients in achieving the most favorable … Read More

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Will Children be Testifying in Court on Custody Issues?

Date: November 17th, 2011 by Jill L. Barr No Comments

The legislature enacted a law in 2010, AB 1050, which included changes to Family Code Section 3042. Family Code Section 3042 stated, prior to the revisions which take effect on January 1, 2012, that the court “shall consider, and give due weight to the wishes of the child in making an order granting or modifying custody.” It is fair to … Read More