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Common Financial Issues of Divorce

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jul 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Divorce takes a toll on you emotionally, physically, and yes, financially. During a legal separation, spouses are forced to make decisions that may make a major impact on current and future finances. If you're currently in this situation, don't go into it uneducated. To understand some of the bas...

Debts That Cannot Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jun 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Not all debt is created equal. While Chapter 7 bankruptcy does clear most or all of your debt, there are some debts that are nondischargeable, meaning they cannot be wiped. If you owe any nondischargeable debts, and you file for bankruptcy, you still owe these debts. If you file for Chapter 13 ba...

Can I Modify a Spousal Support Order in Nevada?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Apr 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Not everything decided in court for your divorce is set in concrete. Many people do not realize that although alimony is usually hotly contested, one party can go back and request that the court modify a spousal support order. However, a court does not consider a request without a significant cir...

Here’s What You Need to Know About a Gray Divorce

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Mar 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

At a time when divorce is becoming less common for younger people, the divorce rate among U.S. adults ages 50 and older has nearly doubled since the 1990s, according to a Pew Research Center report. Healthier lifestyles and a reduced stigma of divorce, in terms of religion and society, has made t...

What Should I Do with a Defective Product?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Feb 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Consumers should be able to purchase products without having to worry about being harmed, but unfortunately this isn't always the case. Products are recalled nearly every day because they pose a hazard to both children and adults across the country. If you used a product for its intended purpose ...

When Should I Call a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jan 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people wonder if they should consult an attorney after being involved in an accident. However, an attorney is only necessary if the injury is severe or if you think you might be dealing with a bad faith insurance company. Personal injury lawsuits are filed mostly by people who seriously nee...

Do We Have to Be Legally Separated Before Divorce?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Dec 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Legal separation and divorce are somewhat similar. Legal separation involves a couple separating because they feel it's impossible to cohabit with each other; however, the marriage legally remains intact. If a separated couple resolves their marital issues, they can ask the court to dissolve the ...

Am I Eligible for an Annulment?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Dec 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are many different ways in which you can choose to legally end your marriage, though none are quite as unique as an annulment. Annulments essentially make it like your marriage never actually happened in the first place, metaphorically rolling back the clock in terms of legal status. While ...

What You Should Know About Emergency Custody Orders

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Aug 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Emergency custody orders are granted when the court feels that a child is in danger under the current child custody order. Parents or other relatives may seek these orders if they have proof of abuse, neglect, or the threat of harm to the child. These orders can temporarily grant custody to a par...

Child Support: What Can I Do If I Overpaid?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Aug 09, 2017 | 0 Comments

Child support payments may not always be accurate, and it is possible to pay more than you are obligated to pay. If a child reaches adulthood or you have a sudden life change which entitles you to an adjustment, you may be paying more than is necessary. Learn what you can do if you discovered you...

Using Social Media During Divorce

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jul 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Social media is almost as ubiquitous as owning a smart phone, offering individuals a chance to share their lives on various platforms, in different ways. While this fun and favored pastime often allow us to stay connected with those whom we cannot interact with in person on a frequent basis, it c...

What to Include in a Parenting Plan

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jul 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Your marriage with your spouse has come to an end, but if you have children, he or she will still be in your life as you co-parent together. This is going to require a well-developed parenting plan to ensure you both understand your roles and clarify all expectations. You both want what is best f...

How to Prepare for a High-Asset Divorce

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jun 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Divorce is never an easy experience, even under amicable circumstances. Separating a unified life is going to have its complications, especially when there is a wealth of assets and property involved. Spouses might not be able to agree on how their assets are to be divided, how much alimony is ap...

What if the Other Parent Stops Paying Support?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jun 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Child support orders are given in divorces when one spouse requests financial assistance with the expenses of raising a child. This can be a huge burden, so courts often find it fair that parents split this responsibility and order one spouse (generally the higher-earning one) to send money at sp...

Summer Break Custody

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Summer is something many of us often look forward to, but if you are sharing custody with an ex-spouse, this can be a season of chaos if you are not prepared. Both you and your ex might want to take summer vacations with your children, which can lead to some fights about when or where either of y...

Types of Spousal Support in Nevada Divorces

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Apr 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alimony, sometimes also referred to as spousal support, can be requested as a part negotiations when one spouse needs financial assistance maintaining their quality of life during and after a divorce case. Whether or not alimony is awarded depends on several different factors, including the lengt...

How Is Child Custody Decided in NV?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Apr 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

When divorcing parents come into the courtroom to determine parenting arrangements, judges in Nevada typically base their decisions on the best interests of the child. While parents' preferences are taken into consideration, neither the mother nor the father starts with any greater right to cust...

I Can't Afford to Pay Support. What Can I Do?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Apr 06, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you are currently struggling to pay monthly child support, you may be eligible for child support modification in Nevada. It is imperative to understand that the court makes child support decisions based only on income and not on the parent's expenses for the child. When you request a modifica...

Collaborative Divorce & Mediation vs. Litigation

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Mar 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Divorce court proceedings can be exhausting. If you and your spouse are amicable and willing to work together in order to dissolve the marriage as seamlessly as possible, the traditional court proceedings may hinder this process. We have all heard the horror stories of court proceedings wasting p...

Types of Child Custody

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Mar 08, 2017 | 0 Comments

When you and your spouse choose to get a divorce and have children from your marriage, you will be required to create a parenting plan which will guide how you will continue to raise your child together while no longer married. One of the most important provisions of your parenting plan is what k...

How to Get a Restraining Order in Nevada

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Mar 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

Restraining orders are necessary in order to protect you against someone who wishes to do you harm. In the state of Nevada, restraining orders are considered orders of protection and their purpose is to protect the issuer against violence or a threat of violence. If you are in fear of what may h...

What Are the Best Interests of a Child?

Posted by Charles E. Barnabi | Nov 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

You've probably heard the phrase "the best interests of the child" before but unless you're a parent facing a divorce, you've likely never had to think about what those interests actually are. Many parents approaching the divorce process are surprised just through these considerations are and how...

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