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Former first lady of Nevada an example of life after divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

When a person is considering divorce after being in a marriage for a long time, it may feel like the biggest and heaviest decision of their life. When a couple spend many years together, they not only share finances and children, but also friends, interests, and even personal quirks. The comfort of a marriage,… Read More »

Heavy alcohol use and the risk for divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

Divorce is not a one-size-fits-all process and for every individual divorce proceeding in Las Vegas, there is an equally individual reason for initiating the divorce in the first place. For some, it’s a lack of communication, while for others it is years of a stale relationship that can’t be repaired. A lot of research… Read More »

Does stepfamily remain family after divorce?

By Kainen Law Group |

Unlike most other areas of family law, there are very few statistics about stepfamilies, and no real information about how many of them exist and how they interact. As such, there exists no concrete data about the number of stepfamilies that are divided by divorce and whether they maintain their familial relationship after the… Read More »

Wife accuses husband of spying on her prior to divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

In our previous Las Vegas family law blog post, we discussed the technological advances that are making child custody and other family law issues easier, by allowing parents to better communicate with one another. Today, we will discuss another issue revolving around new technologies: spouses who are using hidden cameras and computer software to… Read More »

Five decades after divorce, couple remarries

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In 1964, after 20 years of marriage and four children, Lena Henderson and Roland Davis decided to divorce. Now, nearly 50 years later, the couple is remarrying – each other. According to media reports, the couple met and married as teenagers, and had four children together. It is not known why they decided to… Read More »

Las Vegas wedding lands dad in jail

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A father has been sentenced to serve six months in jail for allowing his 16-year-old son to marry in Las Vegas. This is not because the marriage was illegal: under Nevada law, minors can get married with the consent of a parent or legal guardian. The father was convicted for criminal contempt of court… Read More »

Did Mark Zuckerberg sign a prenuptial agreement?

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It was a big weekend for Mark Zuckerberg. On Friday, his social networking website Facebook had its initial public offering (IPO), with Zuckerberg retaining an estimated $20 billion in Facebook shares. On Saturday, he and his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, were married in a simple backyard ceremony. Now, the events have led many to… Read More »

Has the divorce rate dropped?

By Kainen Law Group |

In the 1970s, the rate of divorce skyrocketed in Las Vegas and throughout the U.S., due largely to changing societal views and pressures. Specifically, women left the home and entered the workforce in huge numbers, and their resulting financial independence gave many women the ability to leave marriages that were not working. That divorce… Read More »

Living together before marriage now less predictive of divorce

By Kainen Law Group |

Once upon a time, conventional wisdom said that couples that lived together before getting married were also more likely to get a divorce. But times are different now, right? Apparently yes, at least according to the results of a new government-sponsored marriage survey taken by more than 22,000 men and women in Las Vegas,… Read More »

Engaged on Valentine’s Day? Why you should consider a prenup

By Kainen Law Group |

About four million Americans got engaged on Valentine’s Day, according to a recent survey. This means that, at some point in the next couple of years, about two million weddings will take place in Las Vegas and throughout the country. If you are one of the four million recently engaged, there is one detail… Read More »

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