Client seeks representation in a divorce matter. The parties have a 13 year old son and custody and property division are contested. The parties’ Settlement Conference on June 10, 2020 did not result in a resolution. Opposing party is Pro Se and client’s prior pro bono attorney filed a Notice to Withdraw. Client is afraid to go to trial against opposing party without counsel due to violations of the TPO she had against him. She further states no discovery has been propounded by either side. Client just wants to be safe and to move on.
Case Number: 2020-003883
Case Number: 2020-019267
A judgment for an unpaid debt was entered against her for approx. $2500 and her wages were subsequently garnished. The full amount of the judgment was paid, yet the creditor was able to continue to garnish. Based on client’s pay stubs, it appears that she overpaid by over $1000. The Justice Court set a hearing to determine what occurred and client would like her overpayments returned to her, as well as a Satisfaction of Judgment entered.
Case Number: 2021-008120
6 year old boy and his sister came back into DFS care on April 13, 2018 due to inadequate supervision. The previous case was closed with a 550 order to putative father. There had been no contact with the putative father. The mother was incarcerated at CCDC for child abuse charges from 2016. The mother had no contact with the children during her time in jail. Now that mother is out, this minor wants to be placed with mother and sister does not. Cases for siblings were separated due to conflict. Next hearing is a Permanency Planning Hearing on 9/30/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 18.
Case Number: 2021-009642
Client needs representation for a divorce involving domestic violence. She is a victim of multiple verbal, mental, and physical incidents. A TPO was granted March 11, 2021 and will expire April 24, 2021. TPO case #: T-21-212307-N. CPS investigation open March 11, 2021, due to the DV. The parties have been married for 4.5 years. They separated March 11, 2021 after the latest DV incident. Client states that the opposing party is abusing alcohol. The parties have one child in common, aged 2.Client has another child from a previous relationship. They are Nevada residents and currently residing with Client. Client moved with the children to a safe location after the March DV incident.
Client states that DV started October, 2018. In August, 2020, OP grabbed and squeezed client’s arm, resulting in injury. OP refused to let go after Client asked multiple times. She punched OP on the nose in self-defense. OP retaliated by punching Client in the back of the head and continued to hit Client while she was on the ground. There is very little property to divide, but lots of debt. Client seeks sole physical/ sole legal custody with supervised visitation. She is a stay at home parent and may seek some alimony. She is planning to begin an apprenticeship in April.