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Boris Avramski Has Joined vegas west attorneys

Boris was born and raised in Bulgaria and speaks, reads, and writes fluent Bulgarian.  Boris also has a fair comprehension of Russian.  Boris arrived in the United States in 1991, at the age of 16, to perform in various circus troupes, including Circus Circus in Reno and Las Vegas. In 1997, Boris was awarded a

Injured in an Automobile Accident?

Injured in an Automobile Accident?   What Should you do Immediately After? Unfortunately, accidents happen. They come in all shapes and sizes. But, do you know what to do if you are injured by someone else in an auto accident? Were you the driver? Were you a passenger? Were you commuting in a Lyft or

What is a Fiduciary Duty?

What is a Fiduciary Duty?   You may have heard that a lawyer has a fiduciary duty to his or her client, but what is that? A fiduciary duty is the highest standard of care one person owes to another. A person with a fiduciary duty to another is expected to practice the highest level

Joe Ricco Receives AV Rating

Vegas West Attorneys is proud to announce that Joseph W. Ricco has been awarded with an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell. AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment voted on by Mr. Riccio’s peers and is a testament ranking him at the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Riccio joined Vegas West Attorneys in 2016 and

Tax Exemptions of Children After A Las Vegas Divorce

Tax Exemptions of Children After a Las Vegas Divorce Part One Are you the non-custodial parent and entitled to claim one or more of your children for the child tax credit, exemptions, and other tax purposes? Did you know that even with a Court Order as a part of your divorce or custody matter, that

What is “Discovery” in a Court Case?

“Discovery” in the context of litigation is simply a means of obtaining information from the opposing party, or a third party, for purposes of the litigation. A brief explanation of the most frequently used discovery tools follows: Interrogatories: Interrogatories are written questions sent to the opposing party. Each interrogatory must be answered in writing, under

What is Community Waste?

When community property is “lost, expended or destroyed through the intentional misconduct of one spouse,” this may be considered marital misconduct and if “compelling,” may be a reason for the family court to make an unequal disposition of community property.” Examples of such conduct may include unauthorized gifts, gambling losses and intentional or negligent destruction

What Are The Differences Between Legal And Physical Custody In Las Vegas, Nevada?

Joint legal custody involves the mutual rights and responsibilities of parents for major decisions regarding their child’s education, medical care and emotional and physical welfare. Physical custody is with whom and when the child resides. Virtually every parent receives joint legal custody. Until recently, the Family Court frequently awarded one parent primary physical custody and

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