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Alimony In Nevada: What Is Periodic Alimony?

By Kainen Law Group |

There are different types of alimony commonly awarded in Nevada divorces, and by far the most common is what courts call periodic alimony. Generally, this is what one thinks of as “alimony” in most divorce proceedings, but even so, there are common misconceptions about such awards. It is important that you understand what an… Read More »

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When A Parent Is Unfit

By Kainen Law Group |

Nevada custody and child support laws are founded upon the principle that the parent or the court must always act in the best interests of the child or children involved. Sometimes, this can mean that the court must make the determination that one or both parents are unfit to exercise custody or visitation rights…. Read More »

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When Your Spouse Can’t Be Found

By Kainen Law Group |

When you want a divorce, you want the process to be as painless and expedient as possible, including quick service of process, quick proceedings and quick ending. However, on occasion, particularly where the separation has occurred years before the proceeding, it is possible for one spouse to have no idea where the other is… Read More »

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Commingled Separate Property In Divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

Nevada is a community property state, which means that any asset or debt acquired during the marriage will be equally divided between the spouses during a divorce, absent a compelling reason to make an unequal division. However, when determining which assets are community assets, sometimes there will be confusion and questions over certain assets… Read More »

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Alimony In High-End Divorces

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Unique Community Property Issues

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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