Divorce in Nevada

To be divorced in Nevada, one of the parties must reside here. Nevada’s residency requirement is only six weeks, but getting a post office box or renting a hotel room for six months does not make on a resident. The law required that you move to Nevada with the intent to remain here for at least an indefinite period of … Click Here To Continue Reading

Divorce law in Nevada

Nevada is considered to be a much easier place to obtain a divorce than other states; however, that is only partially true. Nevada has a six-week-residence requirement rather than the six-months or one-year requirement of many other states. So, to that extent, it is easier to get a divorce in Nevada.

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Child custody in Nevada

In Nevada, as in most states, the controlling doctrine is “the best interests of the children.” Obviously, people can and do vigorously disagree as to what may or not be in the children’s best interests. If the parties can’t agree, ultimately a court will hear evidence and decide for you what is best for the children.

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Why use a divorce attorney?

In a divorce case, as in all legal matters, there are many laws and rules that if not properly followed and obeyed, can lead to a number of serious problems. While the law permits you to represent yourself when you are not an attorney, it is usually a mistake to do so.

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What is the difference between a legal separation and a divorce?

Nevada is a community property state, which means that presumptively your assets and debts belong equally to you and your spouse. A legal separation is a means of remaining married but having your financial interests separated, thus obviating the community property laws.

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How to choose a divorce lawyer

I believe the best way to choose a lawyer is to meet with him or her face to face. A lawyer may be skilled and competent, yet you may not feel comfortable with that lawyer. It is important to choose a lawyer who is not only competent but also with whom you feel comfortable, as you will probably spend many … Click Here To Continue Reading

How much does a divorce cost?

It depends on a number of factors. If a divorce is contested (there are issues of disagreement between the parties), it is likely to cost much more than an uncontested divorce (where the parties agree on everything and just want to be divorced).

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What should you do if you are thinking of getting a divorce?

The answer depends on many factors. Are there children involved? What are their ages? Is the divorce going to be contested (Do you expect a fight from the other party or can your case be settled by sitting down with a third party mediator to work through the issues)?

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Who is the best divorce attorney?

Generally speaking, anyone smart enough to graduate from law school is smart enough to do a good job on your divorce case. However, brain power is by no means the only consideration. Consider the following:

  1. Will my attorney communicate with me and keep me informed?
  2. Will my attorney prepare? On television, the best lawyers are usually portrayed as the most
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How are property and debts divided in a divorce?

Nevada is a community property state. In a community property state, there is a presumption that all property and all debts earned or incurred during marriage are community. Therefore, each party would be entitled to one-half of the assets, and would be responsible for one-half of the debts.

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