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Divorce in Nevada



Before filing for divorce in Nevada, you'll want to hire a Nevada divorce attorney and familiarize yourself with the state's divorce rules and requirements.

Things to Know Before Hiring a Family Law Attorney

Before hiring a Nevada divorce lawyer, you should know that:

  • Nevada divorce law requires that either you or your spouse live in the state for at least six weeks prior to filing for divorce.
  • If your case involves child custody issues, your child must have lived in Nevada for at least six months prior to the start of divorce proceedings.
  • When your Nevada divorce attorneys submit your Complaint for Divorce or Joint Petition for divorce to the family law court, it must include one of three acceptable reasons for requesting a divorce: Incompatibility, you and your spouse have been living separately for more than one year, or either spouse has been insane for at least two years.

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Find & Hire a Local Nevada Divorce Lawyer

If you live in Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno or elsewhere in Nevada and need help locating local divorce lawyers, then Attorneys.com can help. Our fast and free service can quickly match you with Nevada family law attorneys in your area. To start the process, call us at 877-913-7222 or complete the form on this page.