Divorce in Nevada

Nevada’s divorce process time faster than some other states. Once you’ve filed your divorce paperwork, there is no waiting period before your divorce is granted in Nevada.

What are the residency requirements to file for a divorce in Nevada?

You must live in Nevada for a minimum of six weeks before you’re eligible to file for a divorce.

Division of property during divorce

When considering a divorce, spouses must agree on how to divide the property, assets, and debts or the Court will make the determination. Nevada is a community property state meaning that most assets and debts acquired by a couple during a marriage should be shared by the parties upon separation.

Child Custody in Nevada

There are many factors that a judge will consider when deciding the best interest of the children. The best interests factors come from NRS 125C.0035 and include:

  • Any nomination by a parent or a guardian for the child
  • The ability of the parents to cooperate to meet the child’s needs
  • The mental and physical health of the parents
  • The nature of the relationship of the child with each parent
  • The physical, developmental and emotional needs of the child

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