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Community Asset Distribution

Often a client will want to keep encumbered community real estate for sentimental or investment reasons. However, this decision must be dispassionately assessed and made based on sound economics. Buying out the other party results in a cash payment, literally money in the bank, for the other party. The holder of the property has the potential for an increase in value, but, of course, there is no guarantee the value will appreciate.  If...

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The Nevada Appeals Court

This past November Nevada voters approved the creation of a “push down” appeals court. A push down court means that the Supreme Court determines what cases it wishes to hear (although some are mandatory) and what it wants to “push down” to the appellate level. Under amended NRAP Rules, family cases are presumptively pushed down, except for termination of parental rights cases and cases of first impression.  While...

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