First private attorney in Nevada to ever challenge child support penalty program used by many LV Family Law Attorneys and Judges.
Successfully argued statutory intent mandated that penalties be calculated in a different fashion than court was used to.
Saved client more than $75,000.00 by challenging principal owed and penalties assessed.
Ovando v. Arce
Feb 15, 2003
Kidnapped Child was ordered returned to her home.
Child was abducted by mother from foreign country using false documentation and brought to Las Vegas.
Child was then adopted by step-parent using forged documents.
Child was ordered returned to father and the country where she was born.
Estate of Elliott
Client=$$$ due to my efforts & initiative
Had client's husband declared dead based upon 3 yr. missing vs. 7 yrs. Client received social security benefits 4 yrs. earlier than anticipated and overcame life insurance carrier's reluctance to pay on claim.
In Matter of Guardianship of Ruth Pierce
Succeeded in achieving client's goals
Case dealt w/right to live and right to die issues similar to Terri Schiavo and Karen Quinlan. Confidential Global Settlement reached after extensive litigation involving issues related to possible revocation of Living Will and Medical Power of Attorney
Helen Schotenloher v. James Boyer
Won Summary Judgment Motion, Won on Appeal
Successfully defended preliminary injunction, breach of contract, quiet title action. Was granted summary judgment based upon 3 yr. permissive failure to prosecute. Opposing Counsel appeal and district court's order was AFFIRMED by Nevada Supreme Court.