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Property division in Nevada divorce cases

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When couples divorce in Nevada, a part of separating their lives will involve dividing the property they acquired while married. How that property will be divided is determined by the state’s laws regarding property division. Property will be deemed either marital or community property. Separate property is excluded from division. Such property includes items… Read More »

Understanding the basics of a qualified domestic relations order

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Nevada residents may not be aware of how an issued qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) can impact a retirement plan during a divorce procedure. Your former spouse, a dependent or child may be entitled by law to a portion of your 401(k) assets. This court judgment, order or decree may name someone other than… Read More »

Divorcing spouses might have to pay for kids’ college

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Reportedly, some states are requiring divorced parents to pay for college tuition even though there are no laws that force married parents to do so. As part of a child support order, divorcing spouses could potentially be forced to add tuition fees to other common financial responsibilities, such as basic necessities and health care…. Read More »

How is child support calculated in Nevada?

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Noncustodial parents in Nevada may want to know how the amount of child support they pay is calculated. The basis for this determination as it is outlined in the Nevada Revised Statutes uses a mathematical formula based on the parent’s gross monthly income. The amount may be adjusted if the noncustodial parent owes support… Read More »

How custodial parents can get child support that they are owed

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If a noncustodial parent is ordered to pay child support, there are steps that the state of Nevada can take to compel compliance. Noncustodial parents who work but do not pay child support could see their wages garnished to fulfill their obligations. An order to withhold income from a noncustodial parent’s paycheck will apply… Read More »

Providing professional support during divorce

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If you are facing a divorce that involves dividing a large business or considerable assets, our lawyers may be able to make sure that you and your spouse agree on a fair and smooth division of your property. We have the knowledge and experience to resolve complex issues surrounding substantial assets while helping couples… Read More »

Statutory guidelines for child support orders

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In Nevada, there are established guidelines with regard to how family courts determine the amount of child support to order in a particular divorce case. These guidelines, set forth by the Nevada Revised Statutes, call for non-custodial parents to pay a percentage of their gross monthly income based on the number of children requiring… Read More »

Building a divorce team

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A divorce in Nevada can be a complex legal situation. The division of assets is often one of the most complex issues tackled in any divorce. A piece of real estate, a car or some furniture may be relatively easy to divide. One spouse can surrender the asset, or the asset can simply be… Read More »

Important child support information for Clark County residents

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In dealing with raising a child on one’s own, support issues can be significant in determining how well a parent can care for that juvenile. The circumstances resulting in the need for support may be varied, but the typical route for a parent to initiate a support case in Clark County, Nevada, is by… Read More »

Well-known actor requests spousal support modification

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Nevada residents considering divorce may be interested in recent documents filed in family court by the actor Terrance Howard, who purportedly owes his second ex-wife $325,000 in spousal support. According to court documents, Howard is asking a judge to revisit the divorce settlement because he can no longer meet his financial obligation to his… Read More »

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