How To File For A Divorce in Las Vegas
If you or any acquaintance of yours in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—needs assistance with How to File for a Divorce, you need to reach out for the best legal assistance immediately. Ending a marriage may seem like a simple thing but it’s often not.
Most people enter into a marriage or a domestic partnership with great happiness and hope for a family and future. Unfortunately, things do not always go the way we wish. There are as many different reasons for a marriage to end as there are individuals in the world. I’ve seen almost every situation you can imagine and will help get a fair resolution no matter your circumstances.
If you do decide to end your marriage, I strongly advise you to hire a divorce attorney in Las Vegas. Your spouse may be trying to work out a better deal for him- or herself and leave you with the short end of the stick, even if they seem to be taking the situation well. An attorney will cost you money, yes, but will also fight for your rights.
I advise you to avoid Joint Petitions. If your former partner is willing, look into an Uncontested Divorce. Filing Uncontested is the simplest way to end your marriage, will speed the process up a great deal, and save you and your former spouse money. A full divorce process with fighting between spouses will take money away from you, your partner, and any children that you might have.
If you go with an Uncontested Divorce and choose legal representation, your attorney cannot represent both you and your spouse. Ethically, attorneys can only take one side of the divorce. If you choose not to use an attorney and file for divorce on your own, Complaint with an Answer is an option for you. The spouse filing can state the reasons in a Complaint and the other spouse will note that he or she is not contesting any of the terms. This is also something an attorney can do for you. I have over 30 years’ experience with this type of law and will guide you to the resolution for your divorce that best suits your needs.
If you cannot get along with your soon-to-be ex-spouse or if domestic violence has been part of the problem, Uncontested is not your best option and you will need my full legal services. The Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) are very clear on the division of assets and child support, among other issues you may need to have resolved, and hiring a legal professional like myself to represent you is your best bet for getting the fairest settlement. If domestic violence is an issue we can use any evidence and/or pending criminal charges to help you get the best settlement possible, especially if you have children.
You can file for divorce yourself by using one of the many proliferating Internet sites, and obviously, this will save you money. But if you make a mistake or miss a detail or if your former spouse has hidden assets from you it can be difficult and expensive to reopen your case and alter any errors you may have made. Make the right decision for you and, if you have them, your children’s future.
Hire me. I can be reached at (702) 383-0090.
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Douglas Crawford Law
501 S 7th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101