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Social Media & Divorce – Tips on What Not to Do

Social media and its use (or misuse) has become a normal part of our everyday lives.  It is becoming very ...
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Health Care Power of Attorney

A health care power of attorney (POA) is called an “Advance Health Care Directive”. This document gives your named “agent” ...
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What Is a Financial Power of Attorney ?

A durable power of attorney for finances, ( “FPOA”) is an uncomplicated way to arrange for someone to manage your finances if ...
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Nevada Supreme Court Affirms Protections to Members of a Nevada Limited Liability Company

Many entrepreneurs and investors often elect to set up fictitious companies such as corporations or limited liability companies because of ...
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Protect Your Pets After Your Gone, with a Pet Trusts

A pet trust is an option for pet owners who desire to provide for their pets after the owner passes ...
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – A Quick Review

What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? Chapter 7 is the most common form of bankruptcy, where debtors can discharge almost all ...
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Recent Changes in the MOPED Laws in Nevada

We have all seen them around town, those little annoying scooters called mopeds.  Some may have referred to mopeds as ...
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Cannabis or Custody?

CANNABIS OR CUSTODY? Now that marijuana is legal for recreational use in Nevada, our Family Courts are likely to face ...
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I Signed the Prenup the Day Before the Wedding.  Is That Valid?

This is a tricky question.  The answer depends upon whether the agreement was voluntarily executed and whether or not the ...
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Nevada’s New Joint Custody

Historically, in divorced involving children, one of the most contentious issues was the “battle” for custody.  Movies were made about the ...
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DIY Estate Plan, Is It Really the Way to Go?

There are many people who don’t consult with an estate planning attorney because they don’t want to spend the money ...
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Business Formations Frequently Asked Questions

Have you been considering starting your own business and becoming an entrepreneur but you have a few questions that need ...
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How Much Does a Divorce Cost?

When couples start thinking about divorce, one of the first questions they have is: How much does a divorce cost? ...
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Estate Planning FAQs

Estate Planning: What you need to know When it comes to estate planning, do not wait until it is too ...
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Black & LoBello Law Welcomes Delwyn Webber to the Firm

Delwyn E. Webber, Estate & Probate Attorney Joins Black & LoBello Black & LoBello Law is pleased to announce that ...
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Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program Enrollment Deadline

The last day to file for the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation program is December 31, 2016. In 2009, the Nevada Legislature ...
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Why You Want your Transactional Lawyer to Understand Bankruptcy….& Vice Versa

When a company is on the verge of closing a major transaction, bankruptcy is the farthest issue from everyone’s mind ...
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Divorce in the Digital Age, Be Careful What You Post

Social media can not only ruin your marriage, it can ruin your divorce. Because we can, many of us share ...
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Modification of Alimony in Nevada: The Law and Reality.

In today’s changing economy, it is important to understand under what circumstances an order for alimony may be modified.  While ...
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Our Family Wizard – An Effective Way to Co-Parent

Transitioning from spouses to co-parents following a divorce or separation can be difficult, especially if the issues that led to ...
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Todd Kennedy of Black & LoBello Receives the 2017 Benchmark Litigation Star Award

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 8, 2016) - Todd Kennedy, prominent litigation attorney at Black & LoBello has been named  "Litigation Star" ...
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Collecting Child Support When The Ex Stops Paying

If you are entitled to child support pursuant to a Court Order, and your ex has stopped paying, you have ...
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Nevada Commerce Tax – Do Not Forget to File

On June 9, 2015, Nevada Senate Bill 483 was signed into law.  The law, which went into effect on July ...
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Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act Extended Once Again

The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act of 2007 was once again extended and signed into law, during the waning hours of ...
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New Attorney Positions Available

As the work continues to come in and the firm continues to grow, we are happy to announce we are ...
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Keep Your Custody Battle Out of the Classroom

 By Michele T. LoBelloIn cases involving custody litigation, the court is always interested in the minor children's education and ensuring ...
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Debt Collection in the Social Media Age

By: Kevin Hernandez In an age where social media is ubiquitous, some debt collectors are catching on to its wide-spread use ...
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Social Media Pitfalls in Family Law

By now, most people are aware of the far reaching effects social media posts can have. Videos intended for family ...
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Court Annexed Arbitration and Attorney Fees

By: Steven J. Mack, Esq. In the event you find yourself in a lawsuit less than $50,000.00, you will be forced ...
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Debt Forgiveness Act Extended Until The End of 2014!

On December 16, 2014 the United States Senate finally voted to extend the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness to include the current ...
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Debt Forgiveness Act of 2007 Extension for 2014?

With the end of the year quickly approaching, many homeowners who are underwater with their mortgage or received a lender ...
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Mortgage Modification Mediation for Chapter 13 Filers

      Effective January 2015 Foreclosure Mediation is coming to bankruptcy court for Chapter 13 filers! The program known as ...
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USTP Updated Median Family Income Data for Cases File on or After Nov. 1, 2014 – Michael Li, Esq.

Most practitioners are familiar with the post BAPCPA amendments to eligibility provisions of Chapter 7 commonly referred to as the ...
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Supreme Court of Nevada Holds Nevada Implied Consent Law Unconstitutional – Sabrina M. Dolson, Esq.

On October 16, 2014, in Byars v. Nevada, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 85 (Oct. 16, 2014), the Supreme Court of ...
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STUDENT LOANS AND BANKRUPTCY Lesson 1: Uncle Sam Comes First

Education, in the form of short-term vocational programs to graduate or professional curriculums, refers to the attainment of knowledge and ...
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Nevada Controversy Stirs Constitutional Debate – Sabrina, M. Dolson, Esq.

Nevada has recently been the focus of a Constitutional debate resulting from the standoff between the Bureau of Land Management ...
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Ninth Circuit Issues Decision Regarding First Amendment Battle – Sabrina M. Dolson, Esq.

    Courthouse News Service (“CNS”) filed a lawsuit against Michael Planet, who is the clerk for Ventura Superior Court, challenging the ...
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GPS and Your Fourth Amendment Rights – Sabrina M. Dolson, Esq.

The Supreme Court of Nevada recently issued a decision regarding whether it is a violation of the Fourth Amendment for ...
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Ninth Circuit Rules on Constitutionality of Actions Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

On February 4, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") confer ...
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Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Debt Collector Liable Under the FDCPA for Improper Fee Arrangement

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently found a debt collector liable under the Fair Debt Collection ...
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False Online Reviews Cannot Hide Behind Free Speech Protection

The Virginia Court of Appeals ruled that Yelp must turn over the names of seven anonymous reviewers who criticized a prominent ...
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破产 (Top Considerations for Debtors Contemplating Consumer Bankruptcy)

如果您在考虑申请个人破产的话, 您将会面对许多未知的疑问与困难的选择。 在最新的破产法下, 联邦政府提高了申请个人破产的限制, 以防止滥用破产法下特有对债务人的保护和特权。与中国现行的破产法不同, 美国的破产法有将近120年的历史。在这段发展进程中, 破产法、司法机构和破产法律师总结归纳出多种不同的方案来解决各形各类的个人经济困境。 尽管个人申请破产并不是一个完美的恢复经济情况的方式, 但恰当运用加上适当的时间, 个人破产可以帮您重启一条新的人生道路。 在您走进律师楼寻求法律帮助以前, 请先考虑以下问题: (一) 您可以在三年内还清您的债务吗 (并且同时还可以维持正常性的生活) ? 如果答案是肯定的话, 恭喜您, 您的经济状况应该比较健康。 但如果答案是否定的话, ...
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Litigating Custody Involving Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has gotten much attention in the past several years, especially in the context of divorce and ...
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Moderate Offenders Program

The Moderate Offenders Program is an alternative sentencing program in Clark County, Nevada that provides misdemeanor DUI offenders (people arrested for ...
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WHAT GOES ON FACEBOOK DOES NOT STAY ON FACEBOOK: Facebook Privacy

A case decided by a Federal court in Georgia just two months ago determined that a school district’s use of ...
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Unfair Debt Collection Practices

BLACK & LOBELLO FILES FEDERAL COMPLAINT AGAINST CASHCALL, INC. AND WS FUNDING, LLC FOR UNFAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES Complaint against ...
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Workers’ Compensation Law 101

In the often complicated world of workers’ compensation law, employers’, insurers, and injured workers all have parts to play, and ...
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