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Community Property Questions For First-Time Divorces

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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 »

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What You Need To Know About Modifying Custody & Support Obligations In Nevada

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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 »

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What You Should Know About Community Property in Nevada

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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?

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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?

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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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Why Didn’t I Get Alimony?

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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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What Should I Know About My Estate Plans After My Nevada Divorce?

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Divorce throws a wrench into many different plans. One many people do not consider is the area of estate planning. After a divorce, estate planning instruments like wills automatically change or are even revoked, and it is critical that you be aware of this, so you know what must be changed or redone after… Read More »

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Changing Your Will Post Divorce

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In the complex process of a divorce, often the last thing a person thinks of is to make adjustments to their estate planning instruments. However, in Nevada, it is necessary to change your will and other documents after divorce, because the law invalidates certain provisions if you do not. This can pose problems for… Read More »

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How To Divide Significant Assets During Divorce

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While it may sound classist, it is the truth that high-asset divorces are generally much more complex and time-consuming than divorces where the parties have few assets to their names. If you have a lot of assets, it can seem difficult to know how best to divide them without being bogged down in minutiae…. Read More »

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Pets & “Parenting” Time

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Pet owners generally see their cat, dog, or other animal as part of the family. However, the law does not necessarily follow suit, and as such, this can make for difficult discussions during a divorce. If you are a pet parent, it is important to be aware that your pets are not going to… Read More »

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