Las Vegas Divorce Law Blog
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
How Can You Challenge a Las Vegas Prenuptial Agreement?
What Happens to Real Estate in a Divorce?
Valuing a Marital Business During Divorce
Advantages of Filing for Divorce First
Can Alimony Be Changed After Divorce?
COVID-19 and Your Las Vegas Divorce Case
Who Moves Out During a Las Vegas Divorce?
Las Vegas Divorce Mediation
Legal Separation in Nevada
Nevada Child Support Laws