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Vol. 44 — JPI Violations and Contempt

Vol. 44 -- JPI Violations and Contempt A legal note from Marshal Willick on whether violation of a Joint Preliminary Injunction can constitute contempt of court, and more generally on appreciation of “place” by the folks collectively making up the justice system. A...

Vol. 43 — The Concept of Settlement

Vol. 43 -- The Concept of Settlement A legal note from Marshal Willick on the basic concept of settlement negotiations, and how some lawyers are not doing any service for their clients, or the courts, by adopting positions outside the scope of rationally possible...

Vol. 40 — Other Updates to Prior Notes

Vol. 40 -- Other Updates to Prior Notes A legal note from Marshal Willick updating prior items I often receive inquiries as to how developing matters played out.  As stated in the last note, there have been substantial developments, good and bad, on several topics of...

Vol. 37 — QDRO Masters

Vol. 37 -- QDRO Masters A legal note from Marshal Willick about our new QDRO Masters service, how lawyers can get family law questions answered, and an invitation to our second free music open house. This firm receives many requests for information and assistance on a...

Vol. 36 — Judicial CLEs (2)

Vol. 36 -- Judicial CLEs (2) A legal note from Marshal Willick about the current inadequate state of substantive education of the family court and other judiciary, and how it should be improved. This note follows the discussion in legal note No. 33 of how to make CLE...

Vol. 35 — Religious Tithing and New FDF

Vol. 35 -- Religious Tithing and New FDF A legal note from Marshal Willick about alimony versus religious tithing and attorney’s fees during family court litigation, and the new Financial Disclosure Form A lawyer wrote in, asking whether, in an alimony case, the...

Vol. 34 — Shrinks Gone Wild

Vol. 34 -- Shrinks Gone Wild A legal note from Marshal Willick about ensuring that the input of psychologists is restricted to a correct – and quite limited – place in making child custody and relocation decisions. A recent case has re-emphasized the vigilance...

Vol. 33 — Make Lawyer CLE Meaningful

Vol. 33 -- Make Lawyer CLE Meaningful A legal note from Marshal Willick about the inadequacy of CLE in Nevada to actually serve its intended purpose – and a couple of proposals for doing something about it. Two things led to this note. First, one of my associates...

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