What Happens to Real Estate in a Divorce?

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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




Valuing a Marital Business During Divorce

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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




Advantages of Filing for Divorce First

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Many clients who are considering the prospect of divorce ask whether it is better to be the one who files, or if it is better to be the party to respond. For divorce cases the answer is clear: There are advantages of filing for divorce first. In legal terminology, the person who files is known… Continue Reading




Can Alimony Be Changed After Divorce?

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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




COVID-19 and Your Las Vegas Divorce Case

If you are in the middle of a divorce case, or if you were gearing up to file for divorce, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has likely affected your plans. In Las Vegas, divorce cases are still proceeding through the family courts, but there are important changes to take note of. Read on to learn about… Continue Reading




Who Moves Out During a Las Vegas Divorce?

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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




Las Vegas Divorce Mediation

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Spouses going through divorce proceedings in Las Vegas are often surprised to learn how strongly the legal system encourages reaching an agreement outside of family court. Conducting a full trial and having the judge decide the matter is typically the last resort, costing the divorcing spouses involved more time, stress, and money. Therefore family judges… Continue Reading




Legal Separation in Nevada

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There are two primary reasons why some spouses initially choose legal separation over divorce. First, divorce is typically not the first option for you and your spouse to deal with your conflicting issues. Marital counseling, couples and individual therapy, and other reconciliation efforts while living apart may help you resolve your disputes without ending in… Continue Reading




Nevada Child Support Laws

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Nevada child support laws require that parents provide for their children. For divorcing couples, this means that both parents should contribute in some form. The support can take the form of financial, housing, educational, medical, and child care, to name just a few. The financial aspect of child support is based on the physical custody… Continue Reading




Nevada Community Property Laws

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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