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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender domestic violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the goal of which is to raise awareness of how it can affect society, communities, families and individuals. A report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs laid out the unique ways that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected people suffer from intimate partner violence.

What are the different kinds of legal separation?

Rather than going into divorce proceedings, many Las Vegas parents decide to enter into a legal separation. For some spouses, a legal separation could come with some specific advantages, particularly for spouses with complex financial situations that could take time to organize leading up to a divorce. This article will discuss three primary types of separation.

Nevada ranks among the top states in domestic violence murders

Nevada has some unfortunate distinctions when it comes to domestic violence. Almost half of the females in our state say that they've experienced it. Nevada is third out of all states in the number of women killed by men. As of this month, there had been 12 fatalities related to domestic violence in the Las Vegas area alone this year.

5 divorce myths that need to be brought into question

There are a lot of myths surrounding divorce that many Nevada residents are not only believing, but are also helping to spread. Therefore, readers of this blog who are considering or already engaged in divorce proceedings, are encouraged to take a look at the following myths and seriously question their veracity.

What's behind the 'gray divorce' phenomenon?

While the overall divorce rate in the U.S. has been declining, "gray divorce" is on the rise, accounting for about a quarter of all divorces. A half century ago, less than 3 percent of people in this country over 50 were divorced. Currently, more than 15 percent of people in that age group have ended their marriages.

Can my Facebook account be used against me in divorce?

Information pulled off Facebook is a new evidentiary tool used by divorce lawyers to give their clients advantages during divorce proceedings. Information from social media can become pivotal in high asset divorce, child custody and alimony cases these days. As such, individuals may want to protect themselves.

Are you in danger of falling behind on child support payments?

Las Vegas fathers and mothers who need to pay child support are generally eager to provide for their children in this fashion. However, in some cases, life situations change and the paying parent's income or source of funds can get interrupted. Job losses, job changes, or sudden expenses could happen unexpectedly to hinder a parent's ability to pay the child support he or she owes.