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Interspousal Torts under Landreth

The Brewer Blau Law Group recently filed a Landreth v. Malik motion to remove a husband’s tort claims against wife from civil court to be consolidated with their divorce.  The issue: Can a spouse sue the other spouse in civil court when they have a preexisting divorce action in family court which involves facts which substantially overlap those that will determine child custody and support?  The Supreme court of Nevada seems to...

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The Doan case holding remedied

AB362 was recently signed into law, formally adopting the law of partition of omitted assets (effective October 1, 2015). This law remedies the onerous holding in the Doan decision, which made it relatively easy for a spouse to avoid community property distribution of an asset that would otherwise be partitioned.

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