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Frequently Asked Questions About Nevada Surrogacy Agreements

By Kainen Law Group |

The wish to start a family is one that is shared by countless people around the country, regardless of biological ability or marital status. Nevada law permits those who fulfill certain legal requirements to have children via gestational surrogacy, and while the process is relatively simple compared to the hurdles established in many other… Read More »

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When Custody Is Contested

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Sometimes, couples simply cannot come to an agreement on issues, and nowhere is this more common than in discussing child custody. While custody decisions do not have to be contentious, they often become intense or even hostile. In such cases, the court will be involved, both to ensure that a fair decision is made… Read More »

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High Net Worth Divorces In Nevada

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When people with extensive assets or high value assets divorce, there can be unique issues. Property Division Is More Complex One of the most important things to keep in mind when negotiating this type of divorce, is that many couples with high net worth have different types of holdings than others might possess –… Read More »

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Divorce And Immigration Status

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In this age of increased global interdependence, more and more people are marrying foreign nationals and bringing them to the United States, or simply living in the U.S. with their foreign spouse. However, many remain unaware of the fact that a foreign spouse’s presence in the U.S. is often totally dependent on their marriage,… Read More »

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Community Debts In Nevada

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Nevada is a community property state, meaning that when couples divorce, all the property acquired during their marriage is generally split equally, with few exceptions. However, many couples forget that the couple’s debts must also be paid. It is important to keep in the debts in mind when addressing a divorce, lest your ex-spouse’s… Read More »

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Determining Parental Unfitness

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The policy of the courts in the State of Nevada is to make all custody determinations based upon the best interests of the child or children concerned in a specific case.  While state policy suggests a preference for both parents to remain in a child’s life, if it is deemed to be necessary in… Read More »

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Social Security And Divorce

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When two people divorce, this does not necessarily mean that their lives are forever divided, especially when discussing issues surrounding retirement and estate planning. For example, even divorced spouses may be able to claim Social Security benefits on each other’s work records depending on the specific situation that one or both may find themselves… Read More »

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Busting Myths About Nevada Divorce

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Nevada has something of a history as a ‘divorce destination,’ in light of the fact that in the early and middle 20th century, it was a place where almost anyone could obtain a quick divorce. However, this has given rise to misunderstandings and erroneous beliefs which can create problems when people try to obtain… Read More »

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Alimony In Nevada: What Is Temporary Alimony?

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Sometimes, during divorce proceedings, a court will order one spouse provide the other with temporary alimony. This concept can be confusing to many people, as most alimony orders are ultimately temporary in that the are only for a fixed period of time (generally not lifetime) and can be modified. However, there is a specific… Read More »

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Is My Spouse Hiding Assets?

By Kainen Law Group |

In many divorces, especially those involving people with high net worth, asset division can become complex, even within the framework of community property rules. On occasion, one spouse will attempt to hide assets from the other, or to somehow put those assets out of reach. There are ways to try and discover this misconduct,… Read More »

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