Category: Blog

Open vs. Closed Adoption

Adopting a child is a momentous occasion in your life. As you prepare for this, it’s important to know the differences between open and closed adoptions. An open adoption allows for consistent communication with the birth parents, while a closed adoption cuts off most of this communication. There are benefits and challenges to each type… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know About Divorcing in Nevada

If you’re divorcing in Nevada and are currently going through the process, chances are, life has treated you better before. And knowing exactly where to turn or what steps to take to protect yourself, your kids and your finances can be incredibly challenging – and confusing. That’s why the first call you should make should be… Read more »

6 Steps to Preparing for Life After Divorce

Life after divorce can be daunting but we’d like to offer you some insights. If you’re going through a divorce, chances are, one of the scariest things you face is the idea of getting on with your life after the divorce is over. That’s why it’s important to prepare for your post-divorce life long before… Read more »

7 Common Divorce Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

If you’re going through a divorce or even considering divorce as an option, you know it’s not easy. And if your goal is to move on with your life, delays in your divorce proceedings can add stress, anxiety and frustration to an already difficult situation. Whether you’re in the thick of the process or just… Read more »

The Most Expensive (and High-Profile!) Divorces

If you’re a fan of a good gossip magazine or a long episode of Access Hollywood, chances are, you’ll hear tell of divorce… a lot! A Quick look at High Profile Divorce Cases When it comes to celebrities and business tycoons, engagements, babies and divorces tend to come along in short intervals. And, for better or… Read more »

5 Myths about Prenuptial Agreements

Thinking about getting a prenuptial agreement made? If you’re in love, chances are, this time of year you start thinking about flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. And depending on how serious your relationship is, you might even be thinking about diamonds. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, this time of year is a popular… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Step-Children

Ever since Cinderella, step-mothers have become villains akin to wicked witches and big bad wolves. But today, when kids more than ever need the support and love of their adult family members, good relationships with step-parents are critical. While not an exact science, there are many ways you can help foster a loving, respectful relationship… Read more »

10 Fun Fall Family Activities

If you’ve been enjoying slightly cooler weather and the promise of weekend football games you already know: autumn is upon us! And while this time of year can be particularly busy for families with school-aged children, it’s important to make sure you get some quality family time in between homework, school plays and soccer practice.… Read more »

4th of July Safety for the Whole Family

Summer is here and that means the 4th of July is around the corner. Independence Day is usually filled with fun family traditions and summery activities, but, as attorneys, we’re pretty good at recognizing the risks in seemingly harmless events. That’s why we’re offering some tips on how to keep the whole family safe this… Read more »

4 Tips for Family Safety

At Throne and Houser, we know that families are formed in all sorts of ways. But whatever – or whoever – makes up your family, you’re primary concern is keeping them safe and happy. Since June is National Safety Month, we thought we’d offer up a few tips to keep that family of yours safe… Read more »

5 Fathers Day Tips from Your Family Attorneys

With June here, we’re all thinking about Dad. But being a father can be complicated business – and many dads don’t have the information they need. Here are a few of our top tips for dads this Father’s Day. Need more details? Well, just give our offices a call. Get to Know Paternity Leave Rights… Read more »

Tips for Single Dads: Creating a Home for Kids

After a divorce, your children will have two homes to live within. However, they don’t have to be referred to as “Mom’s House” and “Dad’s House”. Instead, they should both feel like home and your children shouldn’t just feel like they are visiting you. Tips for Single Dads Here are a few ways you can… Read more »