Navigating Family Law Disputes in Nevada

Family is the cornerstone of our lives, but sometimes, disputes arise that require careful consideration and resolution. It’s important to approach these situations with empathy, open communication, and a clear understanding what is most important to you and the legal processes involved.

Common Divorce issues:

Child custody: Determines who will have legal and physical responsibility for the children after the divorce. Legal custody involves decision-making authority for major life decisions (education, healthcare, religion, etc.), while physical custody involves time with the child.

Co-Parenting: This involves how parents work together to raise their children post-divorce. Effective co-parenting involves open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making for the well-being of the child.

Child Support: This is financial support provided by one parent to the custodial parent for the upbringing of the child. Child Support is based on custody and the income of the parents.

Real Estate: Real estate issues can involve the marital home or other properties. Decisions need to be made about whether one spouse will keep the house, whether it will be sold, or if other arrangements will be made.

Retirement and investments: Retirement and investments made or earned during the marriage will be allocated in the divorce.

Division of a business: This pertains to a business owned, started, or worked on during the marriage  and it will be allocated in the divorce.

Division of Marital Assets: This pertains to how the assets amassed during the marriage will be allocated. This can include mortgages, cars, furniture and household goods, investments etc.

Division of Marital Debt: This pertains to how the debts incurred during the marriage will be allocated. This can include mortgages, car loans, credit card debts, personal loans, etc.

Spousal Support: This involves one spouse providing financial support to the other after the divorce. It’s usually paid by the higher-earning spouse to the lower-earning one. The purpose is to help the lower-earning spouse maintain a similar standard of living to the one they had during the marriage or help the spouse get back on their feet.

Divorce, Custody, and Separation

Divorce, custody, and separations are some of the most challenging experiences a family can face. Emotions run high, and important decisions must be made. In the middle of arguments and emotions, a family lawyer can be a mediator, helping couples to look at the issues and explain with the law provides. You can expect long term and sustainable solutions to your concerns. Family dispute resolution is a way of resolving your family law problems without going to court. Dispute resolution inf family law is usually in found with Mediation or Counselling.

What’s next?

If you are involved in a dispute regarding a family law, allow us at Jacovino Law to help you. Our family lawyer has litigation and mediation and settlement experience in family law disputes and can help you obtain a favorable outcome or be your neutral mediator. You can trust us that your conflicts will be settled, regardless of how challenging or sensitive they may be. With us, you and your spouse can come to an agreement that will satisfy you both. Contact us at (702) 776-7179 or schedule a consultation online at