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Indifference is the goal

When a spouse dies, friends and family pull together to help the survivor get through the ordeal and through the loneliness and difficult changes in life. People will stop by in the days and weeks after the passing, bringing hot meals and conversation to comfort the grieving spouse.

Questions to ask before the divorce: Part 2

Regular readers of our Las Vegas family law blog will undoubtedly recall our recent post in which we looked at questions experts say people should ask themselves before committing to divorce. Sometimes the end of a marriage can feel imminent, but after careful examination of emotions and facts, people realize that they are not prepared to undertake the divorce process.

Questions to ask before the divorce: Part 1

Before a person begins divorce proceedings, they often spend weeks, months and even years pondering questions about their marriage and why it has come apart. The search for answers is for many an essential part of the emotional process of ending a relationship they thought would last forever.

Hide and seek

Every young child loves a good game of hide and seek. It's simple, good fun -- unless, that is, the game is being played in Clark County divorce proceedings involving substantial assets. When a spouse hides assets, the goal is simple: to deny the other spouse their rightful share in a settlement.

Theft of another kind

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to conceive. There's an old saying that goes something like that. Our version of the saying might well apply best to the case of a man, two women and a sperm bank far from Las Vegas.

Star Las Vegas restaurateur picks up the check

Her grandfather made high-art films with Federico Fellini, as well as John Wayne's last movie ("The Shootist") and trash-culture classics such as "Conan the Barbarian" and "Army of Darkness." While Italian filmmaker Dino De Laurentiis has left this mortal coil, his granddaughter Giada De Laurentiis has only left her husband and marriage.