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Michael Becker

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Criminal, DUI-DWI, Immigration, Accident & Injury, Family Law
Criminal defense, immigration, personal injury and family law attorney in Nevada

Las Vegas lawyer Michael Becker has over twenty-two years of experience. He practices criminal defense, immigration law, family law, and personal inju... (more)

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Stacy  Rocheleau Lawyer

Stacy Rocheleau

Divorce & Family Law, Car Accident
10 plus years of divorce, family law experience

My legal career started as an associate attorney for a local Las Vegas law firm, which did not last long due to my unmistakable streak of independence... (more)

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Kenneth  Hall Lawyer

Kenneth Hall

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Personal Injury, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate, Motor Vehicle, Divorce & Family Law
Sole Practitioner Law Office - We Are Here For You

I offer legal representation and advice in a few limited fields of law so that I am able to offer an excellent quality of legal services. I work clos... (more)

Michael I. Gowdey Lawyer

Michael I. Gowdey

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Criminal, Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, DUI-DWI, White Collar Crime
Tough, experienced, hard nosed lawyer who will fight for you, guaranteed.

The Law Offices of Michael I. Gowdey, Ltd. is a full-service boutique law firm specializing in Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Divorce and Famil... (more)

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800-952-8970

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Nikki Dupree-O'Brien

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Bankruptcy, Divorce, Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support

Nikki Dupree-O'Brien assists with bankruptcy, divorce, adoption, child custody, and child support. She graduated with her J.D from William S. Boyd Sch... (more)

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800-901-4251

Martin W. Hart Lawyer

Martin W. Hart

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Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Traffic, Domestic Violence & Neglect

Nevada defense Attorney Martin W. Hart understands that certain criminal charges carry severe consequences for individuals and their families. Whether... (more)

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800-704-8860

Nadin Jeannine Cutter Lawyer

Nadin Jeannine Cutter

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Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Business, Divorce
Nadin Cutter, Esq. specializes in business litigation, family law, and personal injury litigation.

Ms. Cutter greatly enjoys being an attorney and practices in the field of business litigation, family law (divorce & custody), and personal injury. By... (more)

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800-839-0450

Darius F. Rafie Lawyer

Darius F. Rafie

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Accident & Injury, Business, Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Insurance

Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1967; admitted to Nevada Bar 1997; admitted to Utah Bar 1996; admitted to practice in the United States District Court. Ed... (more)

Michael Vicente Castillo Lawyer

Michael Vicente Castillo

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Criminal, Business, Divorce & Family Law, Accident & Injury, Real Estate

As a former extern with the Clark County District Attorney's Office, he learned firsthand how “the other side” prosecutes cases. Now he's able to... (more)

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Peter B. Mortenson

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Accident & Injury, Business, Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Litigation

Born in American Fork, Utah, 1967; admitted to Nevada Bar 1995; admitted to practice in the United States District Court. Education: Brigham Young Un... (more)

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LEGAL TERMS

CLOSE CORPORATION

A corporation owned and operated by a few individuals, often members of the same family, rather than by public shareholders. State laws permit close corporation... (more...)
A corporation owned and operated by a few individuals, often members of the same family, rather than by public shareholders. State laws permit close corporations to function more informally than regular corporations. For example, shareholders can make decisions without holding meetings of the board of directors, and can fill vacancies on the board without a vote of the shareholders.

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

A document that provides proof of a marriage, typically issued to the newlyweds a few weeks after they file for the certificate in a county office. Most states ... (more...)
A document that provides proof of a marriage, typically issued to the newlyweds a few weeks after they file for the certificate in a county office. Most states require both spouses, the person who officiated the marriage and one or two witnesses to sign the marriage certificate; often this is done just after the ceremony.

QUALIFIED MEDICAL CHILD SUPPORT ORDER (QMSCO)

A court order that provides health benefit coverage for the child of the noncustodial parent under that parent's group health plan.

MISREPRESENTATION

A lie by one spouse before marriage that provides grounds for an annulment. For example, if a spouse failed to mention that he was still married or was incapabl... (more...)
A lie by one spouse before marriage that provides grounds for an annulment. For example, if a spouse failed to mention that he was still married or was incapable of having children, he has misrepresented himself.

DEPENDENTS BENEFITS

A type of Social Security benefit available to spouses and minor or disabled children of retired or disabled workers who qualify for either retirement or disabi... (more...)
A type of Social Security benefit available to spouses and minor or disabled children of retired or disabled workers who qualify for either retirement or disability benefits under the program's rigorous qualification guidelines.

CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATION

Information exchanged between two people who (1) have a relationship in which private communications are protected by law, and (2) intend that the information b... (more...)
Information exchanged between two people who (1) have a relationship in which private communications are protected by law, and (2) intend that the information be kept in confidence. The law recognizes certain parties whose communications will be considered confidential and protected, including spouses, doctor and patient, attorney and client, and priest and confessor. Communications between these individuals cannot be disclosed in court unless the protected party waives that protection. The intention that the communication be confidential is critical. For example, if an attorney and his client are discussing a matter in the presence of an unnecessary third party -- for example, in an elevator with other people present -- the discussion will not be considered confidential and may be admitted at trial. Also known as privileged communication.

CUSTODIAN

A term used by the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act for the person named to manage property left to a child under the terms of that Act. The custodian will manag... (more...)
A term used by the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act for the person named to manage property left to a child under the terms of that Act. The custodian will manage the property if the gift giver dies before the child has reached the age specified by state law -- usually 21. When the child reaches the specified age, he will receive the property and the custodian will have no further role in its management.

TENANCY BY THE ENTIRETY

A special kind of property ownership that's only for married couples. Both spouses have the right to enjoy the entire property, and when one spouse dies, the su... (more...)
A special kind of property ownership that's only for married couples. Both spouses have the right to enjoy the entire property, and when one spouse dies, the surviving spouse gets title to the property (called a right of survivorship). It is similar to joint tenancy, but it is available in only about half the states.

OPEN ADOPTION

An adoption in which there is some degree of contact between the birthparents and the adoptive parents and sometimes with the child as well. As opposed to most ... (more...)
An adoption in which there is some degree of contact between the birthparents and the adoptive parents and sometimes with the child as well. As opposed to most adoptions in which birth and adoption records are sealed by court order, open adoptions allow the parties to decide how much contact the adoptive family and the birthparents will have.