In a divorce proceeding one spouse or both may seek temporary orders before the divorce is over on a variety of issues by filing a written paper called a Request for Orders (formerly known as an... more
The Rules of Appellate Procedure in Massachusetts are unique and very difficult. It is critical that you have an attorney who is well versed in appellate law and procedure,whether criminal and civil.... more
When a Court is considering taking an action that may be adverse to a litigant, the Court sometimes warns that litigant about that and allows that them a chance to show cause I often see pro se... more
The primary constitutional function of the Supreme Court is to review appeals from decisions of the District Courts.Generally, an appeal may be taken only from the final judgment of the district... more
The Eighth Judicial District Court of Clark County, Nevada is the largest general jurisdiction court in Nevada. This jurisdiction encompasses all municipalities and outlying communities of Clark County.
Violation of a parenting plan is actually violation of a court order, and can constitute what attorneys refer to as "contempt of court". Contempt of court can result in an award of sanctions (fines),... more
A small court claim is a dispute between two parties that does not exceed $5,000. One must be 18 years of age or older, or else a parent must file on the claimaints behalf.
The person who brings... more