What It Means to Be a Legal Assistant
If you are planning to go to law school, people have probably warned you to prepare for the “attorney lifestyle” before you become fully committed. Many recommend working at a law firm before embarking on the journey to achieving your J.D. to make sure it truly is the career path you desire. I personally heard […]January 22, 2020
Litigation: Submitting Orders Under The New Rules
At our firm, one of us is in court on almost a daily basis, and we deal with the requirement to submit proposed orders frequently. The rules of civil procedure were significantly altered recently, and those changes went into force on March 1, 2019. The way those amendments interact with the Eighth District Court Rules […]June 18, 2019
Options For Enforcement of Settlement Agreements
Your options are when an agreement isn’t working What happens when you’ve reached a settlement agreement in your case using alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation or arbitration, yet one of the parties involved isn’t holding up their end of the bargain? You must be thinking “there has to be something that can be done,” […]June 18, 2019
Unwritten Litigation Rules: Three Day Notice of Intent to Take Default
The Three Day Notice of Intent to Take Default (“3DN”) is commonly used in Nevada, particularly in the Eighth Judicial District, to notify an opposing attorney that a default will be entered if they do not immediately respond to a lawsuit. However, it can not be found anywhere in the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, […]March 24, 2019
Can a Court Judgment be Recorded Against Real Property?
The short answer is “yes.” Not only can you record a judgment against real property, but you will often want to. Obtaining a judgment lien against real property can be a good way to ensure payment of a judgment debt. A lien on the property makes it more difficult for a judgment debtor to transfer […]January 30, 2019
How do I Certify my Pup to be a Service Dog?
Today a trip to the store likely involves seeing a service animal assisting their owner while they travel about. If you’re a dog lover, you’ve probably wondered what the process is to get your own furry children trained and certified to accompany you in public places. However, it is important to understand the purpose of […]December 10, 2018
Nevada’s New Gun Law Explained
It’s no surprise that emotions ran hot this autumn as voters decided the fate of the Nevada Background Checks for Gun Purchases Initiative. But now that the measure has been approved, even if the approval was only by a 10,000-vote margin, gun owners in Nevada need to make sure that they comply with the law […]December 12, 2016