Family Law

Legal Separation vs. Divorce in Nevada

Not every struggling marriage winds up in divorce. When a married couple wants to separate but feels as though the marriage can still be saved; or wants to remain married for religious, financial, or health reasons they can petition the court to be granted a legal separation, rather than a divorce. A legal separation is a court order stating that the current state of affairs of your marital relationship causes it to be impossible for you and your spouse to co-habitate, hence, you will live separately.. [Read More…]

3 Ways to Have Less Stress During your Divorce in Las Vegas

Ending a marriage can be a time that is full of anxiety. This can wreak havoc on your life, and it’s ideal to find effective ways to cope with this situation. The key to getting through this stressful time is by choosing the divorce that will best meet your needs. Doing so will allow you to spend less time and court and hopefully, get a resolution faster rather than later. You will need to consult with your divorce attorney about this. Additionally, knowing tips for easing your.. [Read More…]

Most Common Family Law Practice Areas

As Las Vegas family law attorneys we work with people who are at important crossroads in their lives. Three of the most emotionally charged areas of service are: Ø  Divorce – When two people who once made vows to stay together become opponents in the legal system, “no fault” does not mean “simple” or “easy.” Your family law attorney will help you maneuver a system that can be complicated and confusing. Ø  Child Custody – Who decides what is in a child’s “best interests”? The idea of giving someone who.. [Read More…]

Divorce In The United States

A divorce happens every 13 seconds in the United States. This startling statistic should be alarming to all Americans, but to two groups in particular.  Divorce rates are highest among those aged 20 to 24, and those living in Nevada. Nevada, it appears, has the highest number of divorces in the country, while Massachusetts has the lowest. Randy Olson, a popular data scientist, studied divorce rates last year based on data that goes as far back as 1870. He says that marriage rates have been decreasing.. [Read More…]

Should Las Vegas Couples File for Divorce Together?

The decision to file for divorce is difficult in itself for many spouses. Going through the actual process of dissolving a marriage is enough to take an emotional toll on even the most resolute among us. For couples in Nevada, the process will likely involve touchy subjects like property division and alimony. If the couple has children, child support and custody will also be determined as part of the divorce decree. These sensitive subjects can quickly lead to disputes in even the most seemingly amicable divorce.. [Read More…]