Family Law

Family Court Judge Frances Doherty to Lead “Nevada Conversation”

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, members of the bar are invited to attend “Supported Decision-Making,” a special event sponsored by the Second Judicial District Court, National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making, State Bar of Nevada, and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. This event will be held at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Clark […]

June-July 2017 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the release of our family law issue of Communiqué (June/July 2017), the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. Find content focused on the practice of family law matters in this 48 page double-issue. Readers can enjoy these articles (written by attorneys for attorneys) now posted on our website: “Helping Victims of […]

Clark County Court Orders Standardized Form, Procedures for Settlement Program

On March 30, 2017, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez signed an administrative order in the matter of the Senior Judge Settlement Program in the Family Division. In Administrative Order 17-04 (AO 17-04), the court cites Rule 2.51 of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court, the need for the […]

Spring Seminars Offer Continuing Legal Education for Bar Members

Thanks to all of the people who attended our CLE seminars this spring. On May 16, we hosted the seminar, “Gun Law for Lawyers.” Special thanks to Stephen F. Smith, Esq. and Michael G. Giles, Esq. who held a fascinating discussion aimed to educate the bar  members. Special thanks to Mr. Smith for his time […]

Public Hearing re Amendment to Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure 58(e) Scheduled for May 8

On Thursday, May 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of Nevada will hold a hearing on the proposed amendment to the Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure 58 (e). The petition to amend the rule seeks “to allow, but not require, district courts to give notice of entry of judgment in family law cases.” A copy of […]