Category Archives: Divorce
Do You Need A Business Valuation In Nevada For Your Divorce?
If you and your spouse are in the process of divorcing and you have a family business, or one or both of you have professional practices, those businesses will need to be valued and apportioned, just like any other asset or debt in a Nevada divorce. This is called business valuation, and it can… Read More »
Property Division: Who Gets The Pets?
Many people believe that a house is not a home without a pet. As such, when two people are getting a divorce, there can be serious disputes over who gets to retain ownership of their pets, because of their emotional value. The answer can be determined by a host of different factors, but either… Read More »
Social Media In Nevada Divorce
When you are in the midst of obtaining a divorce, the temptation to vent about the process (or even about your ex) on social media can be extremely high. However, this can lead to serious issues if your posts should be seen by your spouse or by the court itself – in extreme cases,… Read More »
In A Nevada Divorce, Who Gets The House?
When two people are getting a divorce, asset division is understandably a paramount concern. In Nevada, property acquired during the marriage is community property, and must be divided (in most cases) equally, in a 50-50 split. With smaller assets, this can be a fairly straightforward process, but with the marital home, it can become… Read More »
Community Property Questions For First-Time Divorces
People who are getting a divorce often have questions, especially if they are doing so in Nevada, which has a different system than most other states. If you are beginning the process, you may have questions about the community property system, and how it works in divorces like yours. Contacting an experienced attorney can… Read More »
What You Need To Know About Modifying Custody & Support Obligations In Nevada
Child custody and support determinations are among the most contentious aspects of most divorces. Sometimes modification after the original decisions are necessary in order to ensure the continued best interest of the minor children. If you want to seek a modification in either your child support or your potential parenting time, it can be… Read More »
What You Should Know About Community Property in Nevada
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 »
Does Cohabitation Preclude Alimony?
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 »
What is Different about Divorcing In The Military?
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 »
Why Didn’t I Get Alimony?
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 »