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Commingled Separate Property In Divorce

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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 »


Can I Terminate My Ex’s Parental Rights?

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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 »

Can I Keep My Inheritance During Divorce?

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Let’s say you received a generous $5 million inheritance from your Uncle Bob last year. You were so sad to lose your Uncle Bob, but the legacy he left you made you feel loved and financially secure. Indeed, your family’s financial security — especially your retirement — was no longer a source of worry… Read More »

Divvying up a business after divorce

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When couples start a business together, they pour their hearts, souls and bank accounts into making the Nevada startup grow. A divorce can have serious consequences for the business, particularly if spouses cannot come to a workable agreement regarding division of the company. However, there are several options for keeping the business alive after… Read More »

Gay couples moving to protect their parental rights under Trump

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Even with marriage equality the law of the land, many gay parents still find themselves having to fight for custody or even visitation of children they’ve raised, sometimes since birth, because they aren’t considered the child’s legal parent. If a couple breaks up or if the biological or legal parent dies, the other parent… Read More »

Community property in Nevada

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Keeping as much of your property as possible is probably one of your priorities if you’re getting a divorce in Nevada. There is also the question of responsibility for debts. Perhaps you feel that your spouse should be more responsible for certain debts incurred during your marriage. Since Nevada is a community property state,… Read More »

The connection between divorce and domestic violence

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It’s not uncommon for divorce and domestic violence to go hand-in-hand. While men can be the victims of domestic violence, women are far more likely to suffer abuse at the hands of their husbands. Sometimes it’s because of domestic violence that women initiate a divorce. In other cases, the physical abuse doesn’t begin until… Read More »

Hidden assets and divorce

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Nevada spouses might be surprised to hear how many times spouses try to hide assets during a divorce. In fact, at Kainen Law Group, PLLC we have seen cases where spouses engaged in elaborate plans of deception to hide large amounts of income and assets during marriage as well as during the divorce process… Read More »

When living apart from your spouse, legal separation protects you

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You think your marriage isn’t working out, but you don’t want to rush right out and get a divorce. You want a trial period first, where you split up and live on your own. You think you might fix the marriage in time and don’t want to be too hasty about breaking it off… Read More »

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