By Mark | May 15, 2014

In the State of Nevada, all district court judges, including family law judges, are selected in non-partisan elections. This means that incumbent family law judges must stand for re-election every six years. This year, incumbent Family Law Judge Chuck Weller is running for re-election. We at Goodman Law Center strongly support Judge Weller in his…

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An Idea and a Dream

By Mark | March 5, 2014

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 I was blessed to get the opportunity to give a presentation at the Nevada Inventor’s Association here in Reno. The turnout was great, with about 40 in attendance. My talk was titled, “An Idea and a Dream”, which describes most of my patent and trademark clients. The member’s asked great…

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The Unfair Credit Reporting Act

By Mark | March 5, 2014

This is a guest post by Goodman Law Center Law Clerk John K. Ellis, who researched this area in depth for a recent matter. THE “UNFAIR” CREDIT REPORTING ACT” Have you ever noticed that the names chosen by the Congress for their various federal enactments oftentimes are the diametric opposite of the effect that these…

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Webinar with Rich Dad (R) Advisor, Attorney Garrett Sutton

By Mark | January 24, 2014

Please see the attached link to access the replay at your convenience.  This was a lot of fun to put on especially because I developed this “organically” though my own experience.

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Trademark Law Webinar

By Mark | December 10, 2013

I recently performed a webinar with on trademark law with Attorney Garrett Sutton (attorney for the Rich Dad(R) network). Be forewarned that the webinar was thorough and lasted over an hour. However, we did make it very interesting, informative, engaging and fun. Click the following link and then enter your name and an email to…

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Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic

By Mark | December 13, 2012

There is great news for home owners wanting to get out from under underwater mortgages. In Nevada, now banks can no longer go after homeowners for the balance of the mortgage after a foreclosure. The Catch: The new law only applies to mortgages ORIGINATED on or after OCTOBER 2009. If you were smart enough to…

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Reno Patent Litigation

By Mark | September 6, 2012

As a small city, Reno is not known for being a hub for patent litigation, but as contributor Melanie Ludlow explains below, that could be changing.: The United States District Court, District of Northern Nevada, located here in Reno, aims to become proficient (and efficient) in hearing patent litigation cases. Last year, the District Court…

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Return Receipt Requested on Foreclosure Docs

By Mark | August 16, 2012

First of all I would like to introduce my new law clerk, Mr. John Ellis. John brings more than 30 years of legal research and writing experience to the Goodman Law Center. I asked John to contribute to our blog. His contribution is on a common issue in Nevada foreclosure law that we are seeing…

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By Mark | April 13, 2012

New BABY! Ashlyn Paige Goodman To all:  Our daughter was born on April 10, 2012 at 6:48pm.  As you can see she is in perfect health, and she is the cutest baby in the world.  At birth she was 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.   See my facebook page for cute…

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Attorney Communication

By Mark | April 6, 2012

In this addition, contributor Melanie Ludlow of Vilanova Law School, gives her thoughts on attorney communication.  We strive to maintain prompt and effective communication at all times in our firm.  Melanie is working for Goodman Law Center as an independently contracted researcher and writer. Much in life requires good and effective communication- success in marriage,…

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