What is the process to start a divorce in NEVADA?

Nevada’s residency requirement requires a person be a resident of the state for a period of six weeks before filing the Complaint for Divorce. If children are involved the residency requirement for the children is six months. Nevada is a no fault state. The parties seek a Divorce  based incompatibility, no reconciliation being possible or both parties living separate and apart for one year without cohabitating. https://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/nrs-125.html

What is Uncontested Divorce?

An uncontested divorce in Nevada is called a Joint Petition. It is a quicker, easier and has less of a financial and emotional burden. Uncontested divorces are available to couples who  are able to agree to terms of the divorce.  The  Joint Petition documents are filed with the Court and the judge will sign them if everything is in order. No Court appearances are needed. Having an attorney draft your divorce paperwork will ensure that your rights are protected and that the necessary legal terms are included in agreement.

What is contested divorce?

A contested divorce is when the divorcing spouses cannot agree on all the terms of the divorce and request the judge make the final decision. There are a lot of issues to resolve when attempting to end a the marriage. The below issues must resolved by either an agreement or by attending court and having the judge make the decision:

  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Asset Distribution
  • Debt Allocation

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