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What You Should Know About Community Property in Nevada

By Kainen Law Group |

Nevada is one of the nine states that observes a “community property” system for asset division, but because the significant majority of states use the “equitable distribution” system, new residents of Nevada can find themselves becoming very confused if they decide to file for divorce. Community property treats the marriage as a ‘community,’ and… Read More »

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Does Cohabitation Preclude Alimony?

By Kainen Law Group |

Everyone wants to move on with life after a divorce. However, many people do not realize that their decisions after the divorce can still affect such aspects of a divorce like alimony or child support. For instance, alimony payments change upon proof of cohabitation. Alimony payments are rarely set in stone under Nevada law,… Read More »

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What is Different about Divorcing In The Military?

By Kainen Law Group |

Divorces between civilians are often difficult to navigate, simply because so much is going on during divorce proceedings. However, when one or both spouses are military service members, things can become even more complex. Many people try to handle a divorce themselves, but it is highly recommended to enlist an experienced attorney to ensure… Read More »

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How is Alimony Determined In Nevada?

By Kainen Law Group |

Alimony has undergone significant evolution since its inception, though much remains the same. In Nevada, there are several different types of alimony, and it can be confusing determining which one may be the most appropriate for your situation, or even if alimony is appropriate at all. Understanding your options is important. Is Alimony Available?… Read More »

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What are Your Rights & Responsibilities In A Prenuptial Agreement?

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More and more couples are executing prenuptial agreements, also called prenups or premarital agreements, before they get married. It may seem easy, but in reality a prenup can be quite complex, and it is easy to include items that cannot legally be included. It is highly recommended to be aware of both the rights… Read More »

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How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody in Nevada?

By Kainen Law Group |

Domestic violence has the potential to destroy a marriage and cause long-lasting trauma. There can also be devastating impact on any children of the relationship. Domestic violence can and does affect child custody determinations, and it is important to understand how. Domestic Violence Broadly Defined In Nevada Domestic violence can be defined as encompassing… Read More »

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Could I Ever Lose My Parental Rights?

By Kainen Law Group |

When you have children, you never expect to lose them, especially by the law. However, the state does have the right to intervene if your children are in a situation that is potentially harmful to them. It is important for you to understand when that possibility exists, and what can be done to avoid… Read More »

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What are the Requirements For Gestational Surrogacy In Nevada?

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There are many different requirements that one has to meet before they can be a gestational surrogate in Nevada. It is sadly not uncommon for a family member or friend be willing to serve as a gestational surrogate for someone they love, only to find out that they are not able to do so… Read More »

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What To Do When Child Custody Gets Ugly

By Kainen Law Group |

Parents generally want to have a relationship with their children. But, sometimes, because of the conflict between parties, a parent may act in ways that are not particularly ethical or appropriate. An angry parent may wind up trying to prevent you from seeing your children, sometimes based on either on incidents blown out of… Read More »

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Why Didn’t I Get Alimony?

By Kainen Law Group |

Alimony is not always granted in Nevada divorces as much as people think it is. If you are going through a divorce, you must be ready for the possibility that you will not be granted alimony, especially if your marriage was short. Times Have Changed Historically, alimony was awarded almost exclusively to wives, regardless… Read More »

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