Children’s Books for LGBTQ Families

How My Family Came to Be: Daddy, Papa and Me

by Andrew R. Aldrich

A necessary addition to all home, school and public libraries - representing the true diversity of today's families. Reaches out to younger children with fun and expressive illustrations and also to older children with the explanation of how 2 dads went through the process of creating their family!

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Planning for Your Future Prior to Divorce

Hand holds a marriage ring, plan to divorce

It is essential to take some time before divorce to carry out advance financial planning, focus on the children’s needs, and seek competent professionals to provide guidance.

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Determining Custody When Your Child Has Special Needs

Little girl and father enjoying book together, laying on floor, parenting time

A family law case involving a child with special needs focuses primarily on his or her proven needs and achieving what is in the child's best interests. Special considerations have to be made when considering what is in the best interests of the child.

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Nevada Divorce: Classifying Retained Earnings of a Premarital Business

Using a knife is dividing an property asset model

In a Nevada divorce, retained earnings of a premarital business are separate property. A business that a spouse owned before marriage is classified as separate property and the income received from the property is also considered the separate property of the spouse. Several circumstances exist that can make separate property become community property.

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When the Courts Appoint a Parenting Coordinator

A scissor is cutting a family cutout paper

The court may order people to participate in parenting coordination to help them effectively resolve child-related disputes. When divorced and making decisions regarding their kids apart, parents may struggle to see each other’s points of view and to reach agreements on their own. In such cases, it may help for someone from outside the situation to help parents get on the same page.

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Why Are More Couples Inquiring About Post-Nuptial Agreements?

An older couple is looking at computer together

An increasing number of couples are inquiring about the benefits of establishing post-nuptial agreements because they can help clarify concerns that might cause conflict in the marriage if left unresolved, protect ownership of one spouse's assets, help relieve tension in a troubled marriage, or even simplify and expedite the divorce process.

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How the Pandemic May Distort Business Cash Flows for Divorcing Couples

Dollar sign with flowing lines, cash flow

The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could cause one partner's assets to depreciate significantly. Assets can appreciate in rare cases. Even if the original arrangement reached a reasonable division, this distorts cash flows for divorcing couples.

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How to Save Time (and Money) When Preparing for Divorce [infographic]

Red x marks on a couple's hand, divorce

Taking certain steps may help people save time and conserve funds as they get ready to divorce. According to the American Psychological Association, approximately 40 to 50% of U.S. marriages end in divorce. Making the difficult decision to split only starts the ball rolling, however. Couples must settle a range of matters when separating their finances and lives, which may be time-consuming and costly.

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Considering a Child’s Developmental Needs When Determining Parenting Time

A boy is playing a car

Considering the developmental needs of the children is vital when determining parenting time. When parents separate or divorce, parenting time schedules are intended to provide a suitable solution to meet the child's health care, nutritional, educational, social, and emotional needs. A child custody attorney, mediator, or counselor can help parents determine the best parenting time solutions to ensure they are appropriate for their child's developmental level.

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Common Types of Adoption in Nevada

Happy couple with little adopted children eating popcorn while watching TV at home

When considering adoption in Nevada, it’s important for an individual or couple to know the common types of adoption available. There are several different forms of adoption, each with its unique rules and procedures. The right form of adoption for those interested in the process will depend on their desires and circumstances.

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