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January 2013 Archives

Liberty Ross files for divorce after husband's publicized affair

Filing for divorce is probably one of the hardest decisions a Las Vegas resident can make. It is rarely a hasty choice and may be a result of one significant event or a consistent trend of smaller happenings within a marriage.

Kobe Bryant and wife reconcile, could have been costly divorce

Las Vegas readers may have heard about the on-again off-again relationship between Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant and his wife. The two have reportedly had marriage issues due to numerous infidelities on the part of Kobe. So it was no surprise when Kobe's wife, Vanessa, filed for divorce a year ago. And perhaps it was also no surprise that news outlets have now reported that the couple have decided to reconcile.

Divorced fathers and the work-parenthood balance

When one thinks about divorce, there's the image of a couple parting ways or a family learning to deal with a new child custody arrangement. When making the decision to divorce in Las Vegas, these types of immediate issues are usually at the forefront of most people's minds. But divorce can bring ramifications in other parts of life as well, such as the workplace. In a recent Huffington Post article, a single father detailed the discrimination he feels in the workplace as he tries to juggle his career and family life.

Sperm donor is the target of child support order

Typically, most child support issues involve two people who have had some sort of relationship, whether it is through marriage or not, and their children. But what happens when a case involves three people, one of whom was never really part of the equation in the first place?

Divorcing with dual citizenship

Most of our Las Vegas family law blog readers are well aware that a divorce can be complicated, time- and money-consuming and intensely frustrating - even when both spouses live in the same county, have no children and have little financial assets to divide. So imagine when spouses with dual citizenship, children, homes in different countries and significant assets decide to file for divorce or legal separation. Just thinking about all of the potential issues can make your head spin.

NASCAR CEO loses appeal to keep his divorce records private

As many residents across Nevada, and throughout the country, prepared for the coming of 2013, NASCAR CEO Brian France and his team of lawyers prepared for a court decision that could have meant the difference between keeping his privacy secured and airing his dirty laundry for the nation to see.

Factoring in non-economic contributions to high-asset divorce

There are many complex factors that go into the ultimate result of a divorce between couples with significant assets. Particular circumstances mean that all cases are different, but Las Vegas readers can still take lessons from other divorce cases.

Will pregnancy motivate Kardashian to finalize divorce?

It was more than a year ago when Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kris Humphries, her husband of just 72 days. Given the length of their marriage and the fact that the couple did not have any children together, it would seem that their divorce case would be finalized quickly and with ease. Yet, as many of our Las Vegas family law blog readers well know, that was not the case.