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Custody Of Children Born To Unmarried Parents

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More and more U.S. residents are making the choice in recent years not to marry. However, this does not mean that they have chosen not to have children. Correspondingly, many more children are being born to unmarried persons. This opens up multiple questions regarding paternity, custody, support and the like. It is extremely important… Read More »

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How Does A Nevada Divorce Actually Work?

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For a variety of reasons, many people have a somewhat inaccurate view of how divorce actually works. This is especially true in Nevada, given the pop culture depiction of the state as a place where divorce is very easy. As in every state, a divorce is a proceeding that is taken very seriously. If… Read More »

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Dividing High Value Assets As Community Property

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When a couple has a high net worth between them, dividing marital assets down the middle can be complicated. Ensuring that both spouses receive their half of the community property in a can be quite complex. It is important to ensure that you have an attorney on your side who knows the relevant procedures…. Read More »

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Quickie Marriages, Quickie Divorces?

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By several metrics, including the state’s own registrars, Nevada has one of the highest divorce rates in the United States. There are multiple reasons for this, not least of all that it is very easy to get married in Nevada, but it is also very easy to get divorced. While picking up and moving… Read More »

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Updating Your Will After Divorce

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When a couple gets divorced, many simply forget about estate planning. However, it can be an unpleasant surprise to realize that Nevada law enacts certain changes after a divorce has occurred without you or your spouse doing anything. If you do not update your will and ensure you are familiar with the relevant estate… Read More »

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Annulling A Marriage In Nevada

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Las Vegas is often known as a place for quick marriages. As a result, Nevada courts do see their fair share of annulments. However, it is important to understand the difference between annulment and divorce. Not all marriages are eligible to be annulled, and even if your marriage fits the criteria, other issues may… Read More »

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Why Try Legal Separation?

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Most people, when they decide they and their spouse are no longer compatible, simply want to make a clean break, going through a divorce and moving on. However, some couples remain on the proverbial fence. If you and your spouse are in this situation, you may wish to try what some Nevada couples do… Read More »

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QDROs In Nevada

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When a couple divorces in Nevada, all community property should be divided equally, as Nevada is a community property state. This does include instruments like retirement accounts and insurance policies, or at least the portion that was paid in during the marriage. However, such accounts cannot simply be divided by handing a lump sum… Read More »

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What Is A Business Valuation?

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During a Nevada divorce, marital assets are divided between the spouses equally, given that the state follows the community property system of division. This does not mean that assets must be divided exactly equally, however; rather, it means that the value of each spouse’s part of the marital estate should be equal, rather than… Read More »

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Child Relocation vs. Child Abduction

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Relocating with your children is, in theory, a fairly simple process. However, if you have been through a divorce, it is not so easy. Simply picking up and moving with your children can get you in serious criminal trouble if you have not followed the proper procedures with both your ex-spouse and the court…. Read More »

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