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Alimony In High-End Divorces

By Kainen Law Group |

In many Nevada divorces of sufficient duration, alimony may be awarded if there is enough of a gap in the parties’ income. However, in high-end divorces, there can be particular circumstances which may result in larger payments than one might expect. No Formulas Unlike child support, there is no hard and fast formula that… Read More »


Can I Terminate My Ex’s Parental Rights?

By Kainen Law Group |

Some parents in Nevada have experienced neglect and abandonment by their co-parent or spouse, leaving them with what can feel like the enormous burden of caring for their children alone. If that parent believes the other parent is a dangerous influence, or if they meet someone new, the question of terminating that parent’s parental… Read More »


The Process Of Child Relocation

By Kainen Law Group |

When a divorced parent decides to move, or is provided with an opportunity that would require moving, there is occasionally a perception that they may simply pick up and move. If both parents are involved and are separated, however, this is not actually the case, assuming the relocating parent desires to take the child… Read More »


Unique Community Property Issues

By Kainen Law Group |

Divorce is never easy, but in a community property state such as Nevada, it tends to be more standardized. While most states in the U.S. observe the equitable distribution model of asset division between divorcing spouses, Nevada and eight others have chosen community property as the preferred model. The differences can be significant, and… Read More »


FAQ On ART: Assisted Reproductive Technology In Nevada

By Kainen Law Group |

In this day and age, it is simply not necessary to be married in order to have children. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is a term used to describe a number of ways that couples or even single people can have children. While it is more common than it perhaps has ever been, there is… Read More »


Child Custody And Substance Abuse

By Kainen Law Group |

Child custody is a serious matter to all involved, including the state of Nevada. It is the public policy of the state that children should be placed with those who will act in their best interests. When a parent has substance abuse problems, the question of whether they can act in their children’s best… Read More »


Frequently Asked Questions About Paternity

By Kainen Law Group |

The concept of paternity is fairly straightforward, but at the same time, paternity suits can have multiple questions specific to each case. If you are involved in a paternity suit, you may be confused about the many different issues which can arise, and it can make a huge difference if you adequately understand these… Read More »


What Is A “Substantial Change In Circumstances?”

By Kainen Law Group |

When a divorce or custody case is finalized, the order entered in the appropriate court includes all the relevant issues like child support and alimony (in the case of a divorce only). Thereafter, events in your life may necessitate a modification of the support order; however, doing so is not easy.  In order to… Read More »


Child Support Guidelines And Deviating From Them

By Kainen Law Group |

Any divorcing couple with children will likely be concerned about child support, either about the amount or whether it should be paid at all. Like many other states, Nevada has support guidelines written into its law, meaning that there is at least a place to start when a court seeks to assign an appropriate… Read More »


Cohabitation And Community Property

By Kainen Law Group |

Nevada is one of nine states that still uses the community property system of asset distribution upon divorce, which means that unlike other states where assets are evaluated and distributed according to equity principles, everything in Nevada is divided as close to equally as possible. However, in this day and age, fewer couples are… Read More »

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