Parties married in 2009 and separated in 2017. Applicant is seeking a divorce and custody of their three children. Applicant and the children live in Las Vegas and AP lives in Kansas and is active military at this time. Applicant is seeking sole legal and primary physical custody, child support has been establish and being collected by the DA child support office. The parties have many debts, a military pension and many cars to divide. Applicant is also requesting alimony for 5 years.
Case Number: 2020-001851
Case Number: 2020-001975
Applicant wants custody of his two year old daughter. Applicant and opposing party were never married and applicant is listed as Father on child`s birth certificate.
Case Number: 2020-002196 (Placement Pending)
Client receives social security income only. He is seeking Pro Bono assistance to file a complaint for divorce with no minor children. He was married to opposing party in Las Vegas, Nevada 15 years ago. The parties are still living within the same residence. Opposing party is not pregnant. He states he is seeking divorce because of incompatibility. The parties purchased a property while married in Las Vegas, NV. The property still has a mortgage loan and he would like to split the property 50/50. He would like to keep a car. Opposing party will keep a different car. Client states he does not have a retirement account, but opposing party does. He is seeking to be awarded opposing parties retirement account, but does not know the extent value of the retirement account. Currently the parties do not share a joint bank account. He is seeking alimony.
Case Number: 2020-002632
Applicant has a current TPO on opposing party, which expires on 5/9/2020. She has currently been laid off from her job because of COVID-19. She used the IRS tracking to track her stimulus and found that it was direct deposited into opposing party’s bank account. She used opposing party’s bank account because she does not have her own bank account and needed one to receive her tax refund. She would like to get her stimulus money from opposing party.
Case Number: 2020-002118
Applicant was laid off due to COVID. He is seeking assistance with the modification of custody. He would like joint/joint. Each parent to have one week with the minor child.
Case Number: 2020-002405
Applicant is seeking assistance for divorce, they have adult children. There is domestic violence. Community properties include a house, both are on title; and applicant’s life insurance of $100k. Community debt includes the mortgage from U.S. Bank and individual pay day loans from both parties. The reason for the divorce is opposing party has entered applicant into a medical facility and is refusing to let her come home. Parties are residents of Las Vegas. No current open case in District Court.
Case Number: 2020-002841
Applicant is seeking assistance with joint primary custody because the opposing party cannot provide appropriate living space and support for the children. The parties have a 2-year old son and 3-year old daughter. Applicant and opposing party, are on their birth certificates. There are no domestic violence or child protective issues. Applicant and children are residents of Nevada, opposing party is a resident of Indiana. No criminal history. No current open case in District Court. However, opposing party has opened a child support case.
Case Number: 2020-003207
Applicant is seeking assistance for divorce with sole/joint custody. The parties have a 5-year old son and a 2-year old son. Opposing party, is on the minor’s birth certificate. There is no domestic violence or child protective issues. Community property includes two cars – opposing party is the only one on the title for both vehicles, applicant’s checking account with $0 balance, and joint checking account with $0 balance. Community debt includes car loan with unknown balance. The reason for the divorce is abandonment by opposing party. Parties are residents of Las Vegas. No criminal history. No current open case in District Court.
Case Number: 2020-005743
Client is looking for representation in a custody complaint filed by the opposing party on June 25, 2020. Client and opposing party had an altercation on 06/25/20, opposing party called police and stated there was domestic violence, which there wasn’t. Client was not arrested and opposing party is the one who kicked in a hole in the door. Client’s sister removed their son from the situation. Opposing party rushed out that same day, obtains counsel, and a complaint for custody is filed on 06/25/20 at 9:23 pm. Client seeking JOINT / JOINT opposing party is seeking JOINT / PRIMARY.
Case Number: 2020-005756
Applicant is seeking assistance for divorce with joint custody, and alimony if possible. The parties have two daughters, ages 16 years old and 11 years old. Opposing party is on the minors’ birth certificate. The 11-year old child lives with applicant in Nevada. Opposing party and 16-year old child has lived in Washington since October 2019. Both parties have agreed to the current arrangement and have already established child support between themselves. There are no domestic violence or child protective service issues. Community property includes 2015 truck, vehicle and title is with opposing party but applicant wants this vehicle, and a 2019 SUV which is in applicant’s possession. Community debt includes car loans. The reason for the divorce is irreconcilable differences. No criminal history. No current open case in District Court
Case Number: 2020-006099 (Placement Pending)
Client is seeking pro bono assistance with divorce & custody. She married opposing party in 2009, separated on September 2019 due to lack of equality & verbal abuse. No physical abuse. Client is requesting spousal support for the amount of $500 per month. She would also like be entitled to opposing party’s retirement benefits, she has none. There are no community assets or debts. They have 2 minor children ages 8 and 5. Client is seeking joint/joint custody. Only pending case is a DA Child Support matter.
Case Number: 2020-006969
Client needs assistance with her divorce. She has been a house wife for 25 years and husband has been putting all his earnings into a trust fund as well as his business account and before they remarried (divorced 2009- remarried 2015) he also put the house into a trust fund. Client has no job experience nor does she have a 401k or Social Security to rely on when she can no longer work. Client would like to get help to receive some funding from opposing party. She also believes opposing party is hiding funds from her and saving them for himself only.
Case Number: 2020-005740 (Placement Pending)
Client is seeking representation in custody case. She has one child. She met opposing party in September 2019 through family friends, they got together one night that ended up in a pregnancy. There was never a relationship. Opposing party pressured applicant for an abortion. Opposing party has filed for a complaint for custody/ paternity and seeking JOINT / JOINT and client is fine with that. Applicant believes opposing party’s true residence is in Fontana, CA., and is very scared that he will take baby to California.
Case Number: 2020-003971
Applicant is seeking an attorney to represent her in a divorce with two children.
Case Number: 2020-002088
Applicant is seeking assistance for sole custody because opposing party has not made much of an effort to see child. The parties have a 3-month old child. Opposing party is on the minor’s certificate. There are no domestic violence or child protective issues. There was no relationship between parties. Parties are residents of Las Vegas. Applicant has no criminal history, Opposing party is currently on probation for approximately 7 years in Henderson. Applicant does not know reason. No current open case in District Court.
Case Number: 2020-008409
Applicant is seeking assistance with custody, he wants joint legal custody and visitations. The parties have a 9 year old daughter. Both parties are on the minor’s birth certificate. There is no domestic violence or child protective service issues. The reason for the separation is irreconcilable differences. Opposing party and child are residents of Las Vegas, applicant moved to San Antonio, TX on July 3, 2020. No criminal history. Opposing party has opened a new court case. There has been previous cases in District Court that were dismissed without prejudice due to both parties not being present. He is saying that there is not any DV, but he included that there are times that he and Opposing Party get into arguments and Opposing party has used intimidation and the children against him. There is a new case opened on 8/17/2020, Opposing party filed a JPI and exhibits, but applicant has not been served anything.
Case Number: 2020-009834
Client is a 48 year old protected person under the guardianship of his parents. Client suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2013, resulting in the need for a guardian. His prognosis for recovery is poor. Client was married at the time of the injury. His guardians filed for divorce on his behalf, without court permission.
Client received funds from a PI settlement as a result of the injury. He has no access to his funds and lacks the capacity to direct his attorney. Client’s guardianship attorney has further identified several red flags indicating possible financial exploitation by the guardians.
Given the failure of the guardians or their counsel to comply with accounting and budgetary requirements, they cannot be relied upon to secure independent counsel for client to handle his divorce matter and protect his settlement funds, which he will need for medical care for the rest of his life.
Case Number: 2020-009564
Applicant is seeking assistance with a custody matter; she wants sole legal custody and visitations because opposing party has never made an effort to visit the child. The parties have a 2 year old daughter. Opposing party’s paternity was established through court. There are no domestic violence or child protective service issues. The reason for separation is due to them agreeing that they didn’t want to be together. Parties are residents of Las Vegas. Opposing party has tried to serve applicant through publication on 2/17/20. A default was filed on 8/5/20, however, during the hearing on 8/13/2020, minutes states that the court has instructed to set aside the default.
Case Number: 2020-009360
Applicant is seeking assistance for a legal separation with alimony. The parties have adult children. There are domestic violence issues. The parties have community property includes a house, 08 Nissan Max, 09 Chevrolet Sierra, opposing party’s life insurance, retirement benefits, joint bank account, and applicant’s checking account. Community debt includes applicant’s dental balance and the mortgage. The reason for the legal separation is due to the verbal abuse as well as her financial dependency and fear of opposing party. Parties are residents of Las Vegas. Applicant has no criminal history, but opposing party has a criminal history in 2002, Portsmouth, VA for domestic violence battery with a weapon where applicant was the victim. No current open case in District Court.