"Divorce Property Division" Category

4 Costly Mistakes In a Las Vegas High Asset Divorce

High asset divorce cases are always complicated legal matters. The more financial assets there are to divide, the more complex the divorce process. This is particularly true in contested divorce matters where the you and your soon to be ex disagree on how the assets are to be split. Our Las Vegas divorce attorneys discuss… Continue Reading




Can Alimony Be Changed After Divorce?

Alimony, also called spousal support, is an aspect in some divorces. Alimony is not always granted but can be, especially when one spouse has a significantly higher income. In Nevada, alimony awarded at the end of a divorce proceeding is generally categorized in one of three ways: permanent, temporary, or rehabilitative. Temporary alimony typically has… Continue Reading




Comedian Chris Rock Files for Divorce

Just after the past Christmas Holiday comedian Chris Rock quietly filed for divorce in New Jersey from his wife of almost 19 years, Malaak Compton-Rock. Of course quietly is a relative term when it’s a world-famous celebrity. The comedian asked for privacy during this difficult time. And most of the press so far seems to… Continue Reading




Divorce and Business Valuators

Most business owners invest their savings and countless hours to make their business a success. And with almost half of new businesses failing within five years, there certainly are no guarantees. So when one or both divorcing spouses own a business, the process becomes complicated. Every business owner should know about divorce and business valuators…. Continue Reading




How Can You Challenge a Las Vegas Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial agreements, often called “prenups,” are contracts entered into between parties in anticipation of marriage. Prenups are increasingly common among couples marrying in the 21st Century, and no longer just reserved for the wealthy and the famous. Family courts may, or may not, defer to prenuptial agreements when it comes to dividing marital property and… Continue Reading




How Do I Protect My Rights and Assets During Divorce?

Your divorce attorney protects your rights and assets during divorce. If you have chosen a skilled and dedicated divorce lawyer, they will protect you. Listening to their advice and the reasons behind their strategy is paramount to achieving the best results. The best Las Vegas divorce attorneys know how to limit emotions in a divorce… Continue Reading




Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos’ Record $160 Billion Divorce is Final

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos have finalized their divorce which, at roughly $160 billion, set a financial record that will be difficult to top. The ex-couple owns roughly 16% of on-line behemoth Amazon.com. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 and is its current CEO. He also has a wide range of other financial interests including The… Continue Reading




Las Vegas Alimony Awards

The financial dealings in a divorce case often include a consideration of whether alimony is appropriate. Long term marriages generally have more positive alimony related factors than short term marriages. Las Vegas alimony awards are a form of financial support provided to one former spouse by the other. Either divorcing spouse can make a request… Continue Reading




Las Vegas Contested Divorces

Divorce is usually a unique experience in one’s life. Therefore, few participants understand the intricacies in contested divorce proceedings. But it’s important to acquire the right knowledge in order to get through the process with as little stress as possible.  This article discusses the key factors in Las Vegas contested divorces. First, it’s critical to… Continue Reading




Nevada Community Property Laws

All divorce matters involve some form of division of spousal assets and debts. The manner in which the division occurs depends on the laws in the state with jurisdiction over the divorce case. Each state has their own individual laws, but the laws fall into two general categories: Community property or equitable distribution. Nevada is… Continue Reading




Valuing a Marital Business During Divorce

Not all divorces can be resolved as simply as deciding who gets the house and who gets the car.  Those assets can be relatively easy to handle: Define the property as separate or community, establish the fair market value of the property, and then distribute between the divorcing spouses. Individuals and families, however, often own… Continue Reading




What Are Hidden Assets in Divorce?

Divorcing spouses in Nevada have to disclose their financial condition to the court. This includes a full listing of all their assets. This procedure is meant to ensure that all marital assets are disclosed and therefore subject to division during their divorce case. However, there are instances where spouses try to hide assets through unfair… Continue Reading




What Happens to Real Estate in a Divorce?

The average age of people going through a divorce has increased in recent years. In fact, the divorce rate in the United States for people over the age of 50 has doubled since 1990. Divorcing at 30 may be as simple as determining alimony, child support, and a division of the parties’ bank accounts. Divorces… Continue Reading




What is Spousal Support and Alimony?

Spousal support and alimony are important factors in divorce cases. This is due to both parties having financial needs. Financial support takes two forms: temporary spousal support and alimony. Temporary spousal support occurs during the divorce proceedings. The payments stop when the divorce is over. Alimony payments, if any, are payments from one ex-spouse to… Continue Reading




Who Moves Out During a Las Vegas Divorce?

One of the most contested issues in many divorces involves the distribution of real property, particularly the family home. Do you sell the house and split the proceeds? Does one spouse buy out the other? What if both spouses want to keep the house? Who should move out of the house while the Las Vegas… Continue Reading