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
With divorces costing anywhere from $3,000 to $100,000 or more, most couples would be interested in finding ways to assist their attorney in saving money. When Kring & Chung is alerted by a client that cost-saving measures should be taken where possible, we make a concerted effort to educate and utilize our client as part of our available resources during … Read More
Once you have received your filed judgment from the court, your divorce is over, but your work is not necessarily over.
If you elect to resume using a previous name, you will need to change your driver’s license, vehicle title(s) and registration(s), passport and social security card.
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
In a family law matter, there can be a lot at stake. From time with one’s children, property, and money, there are important issues that people want to see resolved in their favor and in the best interest of their children. Hiring a good lawyer is a very important step in obtaining the best results possible and can certainly help … Read More
In the United States, nearly half of all marriages end in divorce and almost one-fourth of all children are born to unmarried parents. When married parents’ divorce or separate, or when only one of the unmarried parents has custody of a child, the court may order one parent to pay the other parent a certain portion of his or her … Read More
Financial issues are often the number one stress factor in marital relationships. In difficult economic times a lot of people who would not otherwise have considered bankruptcy are now filing for bankruptcy. Additionally, creditors are aggressively pursuing people in an effort to collect debts. In Nevada, both spouses are generally equally responsible for the debts incurred during the marriage. While … Read More
Divorce and custody matters can often be a long, painful and difficult process for the litigants and the children that are caught in the middle. There is often uncertainty during the pendency of the action as to issues such as who the children will live with, how much time the children will spend with each parent, and support of the … Read More
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
Tomorrow is promised to no man. So what happens to a divorce action and property if one party dies during a dissolution proceeding?
The answer depends upon several things, most notably: 1) Did the other party cause the death? and 2) Was the marital status terminated early by bifurcation?
For purposes of this article, I am going to assume that … Read More