Factors that Courts Use to Determine Child Custody

One of the most frequent questions family lawyers get asked is: am I eligible for full custody of my child?

Child Custody - Factors that Courts Use to Determine Child Custody

Well, there is no single answer to that question considering the numerous factors that are called into play when determining custody. The court must assess a number of factors including the circumstances of your divorce, each parent’s relationship with the child, past family conflicts involving the child etc. and try to come up with a decision that is in the best interests of the child. Read More

Things to Keep in Mind during a Divorce

Divorces are never easy – with each spouse showing their ugly sides, and emotions flying all over the place, it can be easy for someone to lose their cool and do something regrettable.

Divorces - Things to Keep in Mind during a Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, it’s important to approach the process with an open mind. Allowing the emotions to cloud your judgment can cause things to quickly get out of hand. If you don’t properly deal with the negative emotions and stress of divorce, the consequences will start to slowly impact your life in deeper ways. Read More

Common Causes of Car Accidents in Las Vegas

According to a Las Vegas road crash report by the nonprofit AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, distracted driving is on the rise at 88%, and is the leading most risky behavior in the roads today. Aggressive driving is second, at 68%, followed by drug driving and drunk driving at 55% and 43% respectively. In another report, Las Vegas is ranked 144 of 200 cities for driver safety. Drivers in Las Vegas are 21% more likely to get involved in a crash than the national average.

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Common causes of car accidents in Las Vegas

Distracted driving
Going by the survey, the top cause of car accidents in the state is driver inattention/distraction. Distracted driving can be described as doing anything that takes the drivers mind from driving, eyes from the road or hands from the steering wheel. This may arise due to: eating while driving, talking on the phone or with someone at the back seat, fiddling with the sound system, texting, smoking, driving with pets in the vehicle, and looking at the in-vehicle navigation systems. Read More